Classroom volunteer - IT

Friends Centre

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This is a volunteering opportunity at The Friends Centre in Isetta Square near Brighton Station.

A classroom volunteer is required to support learner in IT classes. The role involves:

  • To provide learning support to students on Friends Centre courses as directed by the course tutor
  • To motivate students to enable them to learn
  • To provide basic emotional support to enable students to learn
  • To meet with the course tutor beforehand to agree on any specific duties for the lesson
  • To meet with the course tutor after the lesson to feedback about the learners
  • To feedback to the tutor with any concerns about a learner’s safety and well-being or the safety and well-being of others
  • To maintain appropriate boundaries with learners

Skills

Commitment to the ethos and values of the Friends Centre 

  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Good communication and people skills 
  • Knowledge of basic IT essential
  • The ability to work with people who have additional needs such as disabilities, learning difficulties and mental health needs
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Patience
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Non-judgemental and tolerant
  • Able to keep confidentiality but aware of safeguarding others  (Safeguarding training will be given)
  • Able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team when necessary
  • Aged 18+ 

Benefits

  • Providing much needed support
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Being part of a friendly team

Practical Considerations

The Friends Centre is in Brighton, behind the station and near the London Road.


When do I need to be available?

Details Mondays 10am-12pm 20th May – 22nd July (no class on 27th May) And/Or Next Steps in IT Mondays 1-3pm 20th May – 22nd July (no class on 27th May)
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Brighton Junction, Isetta Square, 35 New England Street
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 4GQ

Register your Interest

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  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • Training