Assistive Technology Volunteer

Sight Support Worthing

Register your Interest

We are looking for a motivated and skilled individual to help us to provide our assistive technology service to our visually impaired members, supporting our Tech Advisor.

Interaction would either be in-house at our HQ, or on the telephone with members.

Potential hours would be between 4 - 10 hours per week, based at our HQ in Rowlands Road, or from home if by telephone.

We need someone with good technical knowledge who is willing to learn and become a specialist on assistive apps and platforms.

The volunteer must possess good soft skills, so for example you need to be friendly and a clear communicator to establish a rapport with our members as you will need to explain complex instructions to people some of whom rely entirely on audio or verbal communications.


Skills

  • Communication verbal and written – ability to adapt tone and content to audience when liaising with various parties
  • Technology – good knowledge of a variety of tech to be able to advise on and implement the Charity business, and confidence to learn new apps and devices quickly
  • Problem-solving – adaptable and responsive to unexpected tech issues and be creative in overcoming challenges.

There is no need for qualifications for this volunteer role, but we place importance on having wonderful people skills and be confident with a variety of tech.


Benefits

  • Experience working in tech and/or the third sector.
  • Great for CV.
  • Satisfaction of assisting people to jump into the modern tech world to improve their quality of life. 

Practical Considerations

Close to centre of town with onsite parking.

When do I need to be available?

Details Flexible options on days needed, or we can arrange a certain routine each week if that suits. Between 4 - 10 hours per week.
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

48 Rowlands Road
Worthing
BN11 3JT

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training