Virtual Education and Engagement Volunteer - IT Support/Trainer

  • VO99554
  • Home-based volunteering


We are looking for volunteers who have strong IT skills and have experience using online platforms such as Teams and Zoom. This volunteer opportunity is perfect for those looking to volunteer remotely, have the chance to access opportunities and gain more third sector experience.

Who Cares? Scotland Education and Engagement team are looking for a Virtual Education and Engagement volunteer to assist in the delivery of online sessions, discussing and reflecting on Corporate Parenting practice in relation to people with Care Experience. The role will involve providing technical support and supporting the delivery team where necessary. This is an exciting and newly developed role which gives practical experience within the Third Sector, providing training to Corporate Parents on care experience, and would allow for personal development for a suitable candidate.

This position is almost exclusively online, therefore, open to anyone with the ability to work remotely and possesses IT skills.

Who Cares? Scotland is a people organisation. We invest in our people, our relationships and in a positive working culture. It’s important to us that our volunteer team is included, involved and motivated to change society.

We aim to recruit people with excellent qualities from a wide variety of backgrounds who share in our mission. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with care experience.

*What will I be doing?
• Assisting in the delivery of online sessions to Corporate Parents, ensuring technical and minor issues are dealt with in real time.
• Helping to monitor and moderate chat.
• Answering questions in the forum chat.
• Dealing with any technical issues as they arise – i.e. advising people to turn off microphones, facilitating breakout rooms, admitting late attendees to the session etc.

*What will I gain from the role?
• Extensive training in care experience related issues – induction, Child Protection training and Understanding Care Experience training.
• Experience of the third sector through information and sessions.
• Experience of teamwork.
• This is a new role which you will help develop – your input will be vital.
• CV expansion

*What support will I be given?
• Volunteer Induction and extensive training
• Role specific training & ongoing development opportunities
• Expenses –all out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed
• Supervision and support from your group lead and volunteer coordinator

A fantastic opportunity to help and make a real difference. All volunteers are greatly appreciated.

For more information please contact Yvonne Atkins, Volunteer Manager at email: or telephone: 07973802134.

Organisation aims and objectives

Who Cares? Scotland is a national voluntary organisation, working with care experienced young people and care leavers across Scotland. We support care experienced people to have their voice heard and influence to make positive change within the care system.


Travel details: This is a remote position and all aspects can be done online.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All out of pocket travel expenses will be reimbursed monthly.
Training details: Excellent support and relevant training is provided to all volunteers.
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