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IT Support for the Elderly

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We would like to start a a computer drop-in session for local elderly residents on Friday mornings (or other times possible - open to discussion). Provisionally, it would be from 10-12 am and we are likely to have a regular attendance of 4 to 7 very friendly, interesting and active elderly people from 60 to 80+.

Information Officer

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Would you like to use your IT and Marketing skills while learning about the Thames?

IT Drop-in Volunteer

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This is a brilliant opportunity to help people over 60 improve their confidence online and explore all that laptops, tablets and smartphones can offer them. No two weeks are the same at our weekly drop-in computer sessions at the Abbey Community Centre! You could be helping people set up email, talk to their family overseas on Skype, stream TV and films, book appointments, helping them their weekly shop online, use maps, find bus times and much, much more.

Creative Film-Making for International Development Internship

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Do you have video editing skills and a creative mind that you would like to use to influence decision makers and share the voices of local women leading and involved in projects for empowerment and poverty relief? This is a flexible but very important role in a small, passionate team. We are looking for someone who can tell the stories of our partners and projects in engaging, creative ways and share messages in innovative ways. Creativity is more important than experience. If you believe in social justice and want communications experience please get in touch.

Community Champion

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Repowering London are leaders in community energy. This volunteering opportunity offers the chance to get a real insight in to the inner workings of community energy projects across London. Community engagement is at the heart of everything Repowering do and we are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn about this aspect of community energy. There are also opportunities within our technical, financial and legal teams from time to time.

Digital and IT Executive x 2

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We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers for Digital and IT Executive roles. In this role you will manage and maintain our charity website and social media platforms

You will be working closely with marketing and fundraising teams to develop and manage digital marketing and fundraising campaigns

Digital Champion

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Origin Housing is looking for Digital Champions, who can teach others how to use the internet, stay in contact with family, find cheap deals, pay bills online and search for jobs.

Digital Champions will provide residents with the necessary skills to send and receive email communicate with family, manage money while accessing a world of knowledge.

Digi-Buddy (supporting digital inclusion)

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Digi-buddies help people get to grip with online technology such as searching the web, applying for online benefits, setting up email accounts, applying for jobs, form filling, contacting 3rd parties and much more. You will be significantly involved in helping users (members of the public) that have limited skills, motivation or physical access to get online. Ultimately you will be supporting users to acquire skills that will enable them to make their own decisions and deal with issues themselves in the future.

Computer Assistance for Holocaust Survivors and Refugees

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Are you good with Computers and willing to contribute to the welfare of elderly?

AJR - The Association of Jewish Refugees is starting a new programme to help Holocaust Survivors and Refugees, with basic computing.

Many AJR members would like to learn how to use a computers to keep in touch with familiy and friend abroad or generally learn how to use sites such as Google to search for information or read online newspapers. Many are also keen to know how to use their iPads.

Social Media and Marketing Assistant

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KCC is undergoing significant organisational and cultural change, planning to successfully negotiate the challenges of meeting the increasingly diverse needs and demands of our communities. We are therefore seeking student volunteers - including postgraduates, who would like to play an active role in the next phase of KCC development, whilst gaining work and organisational experiences.

@Online Club Volunteer

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Want to share your iPad knowledge with older people? Become an @online club volunteer!

We are looking for volunteers who can commit two hours a week for two months to support our @online programme in Hackney. The programme provides a small group environment for over 60s to familiarise themselves with iPads and go on line more confidently. Sessions aim to be informative, but also social and fun. Volunteers will provide practical support to the Trainer and @online club coordinator, and will interact on a one to one basis with club members.

IT Learning Assistant

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Want to help people improve their IT skills’ Training Link is looking for enthusiastic volunteers for its Drop-in sessions and IT classes. Spend a couple of hours a week with learners helping them improve their skills. Great experience and good for your CV and your soul! We are a small local charity and based in Somers Town just 15 minutes from UCL. Time for volunteering Tuesday afternon & Thursday afternoon. Must be patient and supportive. Want to know more? Email Peter Lush.

I.T Teaching Assistant Volunteer

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Spires is looking for a compassionate volunteer to support both the tutor and learners on our basic computing course. Spires’s Computers for All course is aimed at offering Spires clients access to computers as well as the chance to polish up on or gain new computer skills. The class is free and open to anyone of any ability, age and background. Assisting in the class will take the form of one-to-one support and will vary from week to week depending on the learner’s needs.

Graphic Design for International Development

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Do you have design skills (InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator) that you would like to use to influence decision makers and raise the profile of education projects for vulnerable women in the UK and overseas’ This is a flexible but very important role in a small, passionate team. We are looking for someone who can tell the stories of our partners and projects in engaging, creative ways and share messages in innovative ways. Creativity is more important than experience. If you believe in social justice and want communications experience please get in touch.

WordPress Web Content Management Volunteer

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Could you help an international health charity accomplish its web design process by uploading new web content? The website framework is complete but needs one more thing – content. The website uses WordPress.

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research.

Internal Communications Volunteer

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We are looking for a volunteer with an interest in communications to join our team. Within internal communications, you can use a wide variety of communication disciplines for a small and receptive audience. Not only will you develop marketing, journalism and website management skills, but you will learn how to apply these to increase employee engagement.

IT Tutor to Elderly People

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This volunteering opportunity will enable elderly people to gain confidence,obtain enjoyment, and acquire new skills in using computers. We are also looking for somebody to perhaps be involved in.mini projects in digital video and photography. There is a very friendly and informal atmosphere and very energetic third agers although the average age is 76 years!

A couple of hours one afternoon a week will make all the difference. The Centre is very near the university.

IT Tutor

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VOLUNTEER TUTORS NEEDED

United Migrant Workers Education Project (UMWEP) is looking for volunteer tutors to deliver its Alternative Education Model (AEM). We welcome experienced ESOL and ICT Tutors/Assistant Tutors, but also those with an interest in non-formal adult education. You don’t need a teaching qualification to join our project, but we require you have a good standard of the subject you want to teach.

Customer Services Volunteer

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FareShare London redistributes surplus food to charities and community groups across the capital, who turn it into meals for vulnerable people. We operate a warehouse in Deptford, South East London, where we sort and store surplus food and then deliver it on our vans to our member charities and community groups across London.

Digital Connector

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Want to volunteer at home and make a positive difference to the lives of young people?

We have a team of Helpline Digital Connectors - volunteers who give three hours a week from the comfort of their own home, around the UK, to support our digital channels.

If you’re interested in becoming a Helpline Digital Connector see below for more information.

Database and Admin Support Volunteers

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Age UK Westminster is looking to recruit volunteers to provide database and administrative support. Ideally, you will come in to the office once or twice a week for at least 4 hours each day and perform tasks including the following:

Recording volunteer and client information on Age UK national database system

Updating and maintaining existing volunteer and client records on both excel spreadsheet and database

Logging telephone enquiries on the database

Article Writer

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Good News Shared, a new not-for-profit online platform featuring positive news stories is looking for writers to contribute articles about the wonderful things people and organisations are up to.

The voluntary role will involve contacting local charities and social enterprises to let them know about Good News Shared, and to create interesting content from the information they provide.

Self-Help Support Officer

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Our Self-Help Support Officers have the rewarding role of supporting clients who are referred to our Self-Help Centre. The role would be to support and empower clients in making phone calls, completing relevant forms and documents and providing a range of online support.

Digital Champion

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Centra Care & Support are looking for volunteers to lead fun activities for service users living in sheltered accommodation. Perhaps you wish to share your IT skills for others to learn. From as little as 1 hour per week, we have different volunteering opportunities across London for friendly people to facilitate such as becoming a Digital Champion, with the aim of providing an environment where vulnerable adult service users feel valued.

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