Wanted volunteer interested in IT and willing to help support beginner Computer lessons at the Centre. People use the centre to improve their skills and beginners have 1:1 support at computer drop in sessions and also have lessons. Adults using the drop in and lessons have varying ability and levels of IT knowledge, but need the help and support of an experienced IT user. Volunteers will help people build up their confidence using computers by passing on their own knowledge. This is a role that will give the volunteer the experience of coaching, supporting and teaching adults and the satisfaction of seeing them develop useful IT skills.
An understanding of and ideas about engaging adults in learning activities.
Experience of working with adults from varied backgrounds and with varying needs, both formally and informally.
It is essential that you are competent in the use of ICT
Patient, friendly and approachable. Confident and diplomatic. Enthusiastic and motivated, committed to equal opportunities, open minded and proactive in their assistance.