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Opportunity: IT Learning and Development Coach

All of life’s activities - including job seeking, accessing and managing benefits and housing - take place online. Clients without IT skills are hugely disadvantaged. This role provides clients with either no or little experience with computers with one-to-one support, helping them to overcome initial fears or learning barriers. With increasing confidence, they can access the Learning and Employment Hub independently. The service helps those clients seeking to address digital skills gaps and improve their confidence in order to increase their employability and household income potential.


Opportunity: Mentor

As a mentor, you*ll provide your mentees with encouragement, application feedback and advice throughout the application process. We encourage applicants to do as much reading as possible and provide them with a range of resources to go through beforehand so that your mentee gets all the basic information outside the mentorship, leaving you to focus on the things that can*t be learned through reading. It*s a minimal time commitment that can make a real impact on someone*s future * we think that*s worth doing!


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!

Opportunity: @Online Club Volunteer

The charity is running @online club programmes in Hackney throughout 2019 for older people. The aim is to teach tablet skills, and practise going online, in a social, informal small group environment. Volunteers will support the professional trainer by helping members on a one to one basis.


Opportunity: Digital Champion

To assist residents with basic computer skills, creating documents, carrying out online searches, creating email accounts and understanding relevant safety + security clients.


Opportunity: iPad Workshop Assistant

To work with the tutor to help older people get online, build their confidence and discover all the amazing things technology has to offer them


Opportunity: IT Tutor to Older People

To assist older members of Third Age to gain confidence, enjoyment skill in using computers.


SEO Volunteer

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Good News Shared aims to highlight and celebrate the impact and achievements of charities. Help us increase our SEO and assist us in monitoring our google analytics. This role is very important to the success of the organisation. We are looking for someone with the relevant knowledge and experience, but also someone with passion and the ability to work independently.

Opportunity: Computer Assistance for Holocaust Survivors and Refugees

The aim of this role is to assist Holocaust survivors and refugees with their computers. Many AJR members would like to learn how to use a computer to keep in touch with family and friends abroad or generally learn how to use websites such as Google, Google Maps, read online newspapers and generally browse the internet.

Some of our members have computers and iPads but struggle to use them. We are looking for enthusiastic, patient and friendly volunteers to assist and tutor our members from in sending emails, using Skype, navigating Google maps and playing online games. The volunteering takes place at the AJR member’s house.


Opportunity: Digital Skills Volunteer

Some of our students have a learning disability; some may have physical disabilities, ill mental health or autism. We focus on what people can do, rather than what they cannot. The aim of this role is to help students to improve their digital skills and confidence with technology.


Opportunity: IT Support Volunteer

Many older people become lonely and socially isolated which has a huge impact on their quality of life. Many have begun to use computers, iPads & smartphones as a way of combating this! TVs are also a huge source of companionship and when they go wrong it causes great distress. Quite often the problem is simply that they need to be re-tuned!

We are looking volunteers that would feel confident going into an older person’s home to help them with IT support. Older people who may not have much knowledge of computers get very anxious about loss of wi-fi, virus protection or just blips that sometimes happen with computers! Please get in touch if you can help!


Opportunity: Multimedia Volunteer

We*re the MS Society * a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, listeners, organisers, ambassadors and fundraisers. Our volunteers are a key part of achieving our goals and their support is vital.

Our communication and campaigns roles mobilises, engage and coordinate activities to raise our profile and influence changes that benefit the MS community. We are looking for a multimedia volunteer to join this team!


Opportunity: Tech Buddy

To help older people get online, build their confidence and discover all the amazing things technology has to offer them


Opportunity: Advice Support Worker

To provide administrative support in the Citizens Advice offices.


Opportunity: Digital Inclusion Volunteer

To support LADPP users to increase their knowledge in IT and help them increase their confidence so they can use digital technology in their everyday lives.


Opportunity: IT Drop-in Volunteer

The role of the volunteer is to build learner’s confidence using the internet, using the laptops that we provide or the learner’s own device if they choose to bring it to the class.


Opportunity: Media Arts Support Volunteer

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


Opportunity: SEO Volunteer

Good News Shared aims to highlight and celebrate the impact and achievements of charities. Help us increase our SEO and assist us in monitoring our google analytics. This role is very important to the success of the organisation. We are looking for someone with the relevant knowledge and experience, but also someone with passion and the ability to work independently.

The aim of the role is to ensure that Google Analytics has been set up correctly to enable us to collect all the information we want/need and to help us maximise our reach through organic search results.


Opportunity: Data Entry Volunteer

Marchmont Community Centre’s Community Worker with Older People needs a student or students to help enter and update and data on centre users.
On the job training will provided.


Opportunity: I.T Teaching Assistant Volunteer

To provide assistance to Spires’s IT teacher and support the learners on the Computers for All course.


Opportunity: IT Teacher

To teach LADPP users basic IT skills such as word processing, emails and using the internet.


Opportunity: One-To-One IT Trainer

To encourage older people to become more familiar with the use of digital devices, to connect with others and to remain socially active and independent.


Opportunity: Article Writer

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. Volunteers are required to spend a minimum of 4 hours a week on researching and writing content, and to commit to a minimum of 2 months. This is a flexible, home-based opportunity, so you will be able to work the hours you want from wherever you want. You will need to have excellent writing skills, be self-motivated, creative, curious, and have good communication skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in journalism, creative writing, marketing, or within the voluntary sector. The role’s aim is to research and write articles about the positive contributions organisations are making to society


Opportunity: Digital Inclusion Volunteer

The Employment, Training and Welfare Rights Team (ETWR) helps our clients find employment. We recognise that our clients are often far from the labour market and so we help them at every stage of their journey back to work.

The ETWR team plays host to 20 computers for clients to access. As well as using these to apply for jobs and training opportunities, we also allow clients to surf the web, contact their friends and family through social media/email and stay digitally connected.