IT Support Volunteer

AbilityNet

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“A digital world accessible to all”

Award winning IT charity AbilityNet is looking for Tech volunteers to help people get the most out of technology across UK

What will I be doing?

  •  Contacting clients to arrange a date/time to support .
  •  Carrying out support for the clients you have accepted.
  •  Feeding back on progress via our online ticketing system.
  •  Supporting your local Coordinator with promoting the volunteer service in the local area.

Skills

You don’t need to be a tech guru to help out. If you use a computer at home or work, and perhaps support family and friends with their tech issues, you are likely to have the skills we need:

  •  A passion to help others.
  •  Good IT and computer skills.
  •  Knowledge of standard operating systems and software would be useful
  •  The ability to communicate well with people.
  •  Patience and empathy.
  •  Your own transport or good transport links – for face-to-face support is possible.

    Benefits

    Benefits of the opportunity

    ·       Manage your own volunteering hours to fit in with your work and other commitments.

    ·       No minimum maximum hours per month

    ·       Be a part of changing the lives of disabled and older people in your local area.

    ·       Access to high quality technology and disability training.

    ·       Network with a nationwide team of other Coordinators and IT volunteers.

    ·       Be part of a respected national charity which is supported by IBM and Microsoft.

    ·       We pay travel expenses at 45p per mile and all public transport costs

    •  The chance to network with other IT professionals.
    •  A basic job reference when looking for work.

    Practical Considerations

    Your own transport or good transport links – for face-to-face support is possible

    When do I need to be available?

    Start Date 20/07/2022
    End Date 19/07/2023
    Details none, all hours are decided by volunteer
    Morning Afternoon Evening
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Saturday
    Sunday

    Where does this role take place?

    AbilityNet DSA Centre,
    Brighton Junction, 1A Isetta Square,
    Brighton
    East Sussex
    BN1 4GQ

    Register your Interest

    • Details
    • Disabled Access
      Depends on client's home
    • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
    • Expenses
      All travel expenses are paid.
    • Health and Safety
    • Induction
    • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
    • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
      Over 18s
    • Support on Offer
      Yes Yes, via County Co-ordinator and Office
    • Training
      Yes, regular webinars, events and online training