Classroom volunteer - IT

Friends Centre

Register your Interest

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


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+ 


  • 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

Where does this role take place?

Brighton Junction, Isetta Square, 35 New England Street
East Sussex

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • Training