IT Tuition Volunteer

Opportunity

We are looking for computer tuition volunteers for the Brighton and Hove Carers Centre's Reablement Project, a project designed to support unpaid carers to learn new skills and achieve positive changes in their life.


- Do you have good computing skills that you'd like to share?
- Can you spare an hour a week?
- Could you help an unpaid carer to learn more about computers in up to 10 weeks?


If you answered yes to all 3 read on!


We are looking for computer tuition volunteers for the Brighton and Hove Carers Centre's Reablement Project, a project designed to support unpaid carers to learn new skills and achieve positive changes in their life.
The Volunteer Coordinator will match you with an unpaid carer who is looking after a family member or friend due to ill health to meet for an hour a week over a period of up to ten weeks to learn computing skills. These meetings take place in the carers' home or at a local library or cafe.  The carer will have identified a goal that they want to achieve over the next 6 to 10 weeks and you will support and enable them to reach this. Goals can include learning how to use their computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone and learning more about email, social media, online shopping,  Microsoft Office, storing photos, Skype and YouTube.  Learning these skills can greatly benefit their caring role, increase their wellbeing and reduce isolation.


Enabling a carer to use their computer will also allow you to gain experience and develop your own skills.


You will receive out of pocket travel expenses, training and monthly group supervision.


Benefits of the opportunity:


- Develop and gain new skills including mentoring
- Put your skills to use and make a lasting difference to someone's life   
- Meet and work with new and interesting people.

Skills

A patient and enthusiastic individual who has a willingness to support and enable others to work towards their goal of learning computing skills. Ideally you will have knowledge of computers, laptops, tablets, email, social media and various other applications and feel comfortable supporting others to learn. You should be reliable, friendly, open minded and be able to work within personal and professional boundaries.
You will have a couple of hours a week free to meet with a carer one to one in their home or in the community.

Posted for:

Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove

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Interests

  • Families and Parenting
  • Mental Health
  • Older People
  • Young People

Activitities

  • Advice and Information
  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Restrictions
  • Support on Offer
  • Training

Availability

When: 15/11/2017 - 15/05/2018

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Regional Area - Brighton & Hove


Meetings take place in clients homes or in a public meeting place, e.g. café, library.


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