IT support for Older People – (by telephone/ home-based)

Everyone in the UK should have the opportunity to thrive. So, we bring people together to overcome some of society’s most complex issues through the power of volunteering.

We partner with communities to overcome adversity, tackling social isolation and loneliness, improving health, developing skills and opportunity, and making sure young people can lead change.

And we turn local knowledge and energy into action and progress, building stronger communities and a better future for all.

Purpose of the role

To help older people get online, talk people through starting on a tablet or iPad – and getting people on to online activities to reduce isolation.

Time Frame

This role requires a DBS and you will need to be available during the day for 3-6 months, ad hoc with the expectation of speaking with someone for 1-4 hours to help support knowledge & confidence.

Responsibilities and duties may include:

Key Duties:

  • Supporting older people to use a Tablet device
  • Supporting older people to access the internet
  • Supporting older people to access online activities
  • Support the Getting together Matters Team to reduce loneliness and isolation.
  • Keep in touch with Project Manager

Key attributes:

  • Aged 18 and over
  • IT Proficient
  • Reliable
  • Patient & understanding
  • Socially responsible

The role description is intended to include the broad range of responsibilities and requirements of the volunteering post. As our services are changing, all of the time there will be regular opportunities for you to change the nature of your volunteering or change to supporting other services in our area to help you have a good experience while you are volunteering with us.

Volunteers are the cornerstone of our work with vulnerable people in our local communities and we are grateful that you are offering your time to help us to make a difference.

If you feel confident with IT and you have time to speak with someone one to one on the phone – please send your details to:

gtm@volunteeringmatters.org.uk

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