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IT Support for the Elderly

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+.

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.

Tech Buddy

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Do you think you could be a Tech Buddy and help an older person get online and learn all the amazing things technology has to offer? Maybe you’ve helped your parents or grandparents with online shopping, using their smartphone or setting up a Facebook page. Or you just think it’s really important to get older people online. If so, we want to hear from you.

You’ll meet some great people, gain lots experience of community work in a buzzing and diverse centre, and receive bags of gratitude (and tea and biscuits!) from us!

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.

Media Arts Support Volunteer (young people)

Creative volunteers will be required to assist with the delivery of hands-on digital media sessions.

Social Media & Website Volunteer

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Do you want to be part of a lively team who facilitate your development in website design and social media?

Age Uk Westminster is offering a social media and website volunteer role where you will have the opportunity to be involved with projects and make a real contribution to the charity’s work. Help Age UK Westminster increase their social media presence and get visibility for their brand.

IT Specialist and Online Support

Do you have skills and experience in IT, smartphones and tablet technology? Put your problem solving skills and expertise to use by supporting people with sight loss to use their computers, tablets and smart phones. We need you to troubleshoot problems, set up devices and provide basic guidance for people with sight loss to use technology and get online.

Information Officer

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

Web Design Volunteer

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Our organisation aims to empower young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and bring their voices to policy makers on issues of legal equality and human rights.

Over the summer we will be revamping our website, and we need your help.

We need someone with experience of web design, who is looking for some experience in re-building a website to help us keep on top of our projects. You must be interested in promoting our cause and available at short notice.

Social Media/IT Assistant

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We are looking for a volunteer to assist on development projects for disability rights and other related projects. We’re particularly keen to work with someone who has knowledge of web development, web design and social media. This is a great opportunity to use your skills in the context of a well-established disability rights organisation in the Third Sector.

Code Club Volunteer

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Code Club is a non-profit organisation that believes that all children should have the opportunity to learn to code. They are searching for student volunteers to help them run weekly coding sessions for children aged 9-11.

Code Club sessions take place in schools, community centres and libraries across the UK. It’s a fantastic, hands on way to develop new skills and help the local community. Plus, it looks great on your CV!

Learning Workshop for Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers Volunteer

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Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

As an IT workshop volunteer you would be helping young people to feel welcome, join in with workshops and be a great role model. You, together with other volunteers, will be running workshops to suit the needs of young people.

IT workshops will take place every other Thursday, 4.30-6pm. As an IT workshop volunteer, you would be committing to attend sessions for minimum of six months.

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.

Jobseeker Support Volunteer

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We’re looking for Job Seeker Support (JSV) volunteers who can offer practical IT and job-seeking support to clients in our centres across London, as well as to provide them with the confidence and motivation needed to find work. Volunteers will assist with a variety of tasks with different clients, from setting up an email account to internet research on opportunities. The ideal candidate will have warmth, empathy and excellent interpersonal skills and the role would be particularly suitable for post graduates and/or individuals with solid work experience.

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.

Computer Assistance for Holocaust Survivors and Refugees

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.

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.

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.

'Super Connect' Tablet and IPad Mentor

Exciting New Volunteer Job available at the Marchmont Community Centre!

Be a ‘Super Connect’ Tablet and IPad Club Mentor

Share your fabulous SmartPhone and Ipad Skills with older adults who really want to learn!

Every Wednesday afternoon, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm, we hold a drop in session for older people to learn how to use SKYPE to contact their friends and families, use YouTube, BBCiplayer and search the internet, using tablets and IPads. WE NEED YOU!

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.

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.

Bridging Generations - Volunteering with older people

We have expanded our programme of activities and would love to recruit some enthusiastic volunteers to make a difference to the lives of isolated older people at art, fitness, wellbeing and IT sessions. Join the Community Programmes team as a vital volunteer for our older people’s sessions and help bring joy and friendship to the lives of some of the most isolated members of our community.

Over 50s Art Club and craft session - Every other Friday 11am - 4pm

@Coin Street neighbourhood centre, 108 Stamford Street, SE1 9NH

IT Teacher

We help improve the quality of life of disabled Spanish and Portuguese speaking people from Latin America, Europe and Africa living in London. For people with little access to services in the capital our aim is to work with their carers, families and communities, improving their quality of life, putting an end to isolation and to support community integration. Our mission is to teach our users basic computer skills so we are looking for volunteers able to commit a minimum of 1 or 2 days per week (3-4 hours) for at least 3 months to provide 1-on-1 computer lessons.

Technology and Online Support

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Are you passionate about the power of technology? Do you believe that technology should be accessible to all? We need you to help people with sight loss set up, troubleshoot and provide guidance on using technology in their home. You will provide support with a wide range of equipment from TVs and mobile phones, to talking book players and e-readers. An enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure check is required for this role.

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