IT Support Volunteer

  • VO89630
  • Home-based volunteering, Suitable for groups, One-off volunteering


Description

We are looking for volunteers who are competent in their IT skills to support some of our Retirement Housing tenants in using their digital devices.

You do not need to be an expert in using devices, we just ask that you are confident in the basic skills necessary to use devices such as laptops, an iPad or chromebooks.

This volunteering can be done in person, via telephone/video call, on a one-off basis, or as part of a group.

IT Support Volunteers help our elderly tenants to:

  • set up an email address
  • show them how to use video calling
  • show them how to shop online
  • teach them basic online safety skills

We are looking for volunteers in Dundee, Angus (Montrose, Monifieth, Birkhill), Perth and Fife.

Organisation aims and objectives

Caledonia Housing Association is one of Scotland’s leading providers of high-quality affordable homes and associated services for people in housing need. We own and manage over 4,600 social rented homes in 8 local authority areas. Our strategy is based on providing homes and services that make life better.

Availability

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Frequency and commitment details

to be decided between volunteer and tenant

Restrictions

Experience required: General knowledge and understanding of how to use iPads or Chromebooks Understanding of how to get online and carry out basic tasks - e.g. answering emails, setting up Zoom calls etc
Travel details: Mileage reimbursed, including bus/train tickets
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Public transport costs reimbursed on production of tickets purchased. Mileage paid at 45p/mile.
Training details: Full training provided by Connecting Scotland, including helpful tips & tricks provided through various video tutorials.

Last updated a month ago