Silver City Surfers

Charity registered in Scotland SC041496

Silver City Surfers provide people aged over 55 years the opportunity to learn about basic computing including the use of email and the internet. Volunteers of all ages help us achieve this and make a great difference through helping people over 55 access technology in a friendly and supportive place. Silver City Surfers are also involved in intergenerational work through a schools programme.

Current opportunities

We are looking for people with the ability and drive to help people aged over 55 learn basic computer skills. This can include aspects such as: -What's an email? -I don't have an email address -What's an attachment? -I don't have a computer -Where will I find a computer? -Even although I found a computer, I wouldn't know how to use it -How to use/search the internet Silver City Surfers undertake sessions and have volunteering opportunities at any of the following times and venues: -every Wednesdays and Fridays, 10.00am-1.00pm at the Citadel, Castlegate. -every Monday 11.00am-1.00pm Seaton STAR Flat, Seaton Drive. -every Thursday 11.00am-1.00pm, Cummings Park Community Flat, 122 Cummings Park Drive AB16 7BB -Every Monday (apart from the 2nd Monday) of the Month we are in Michies’ Union Street Coffee Shop where they are providing free tea/coffee and a biscuit for our participants as well. A great opportunity to help and make a positive difference. For further details please contact us at email: or web.:

Silver City Surfers assist people 55 years and over to learn basic computer skills 1-to-1 in a social setting. We have a brilliant team of volunteers that help and are currently recruiting new volunteers. There are a range of opportunities available such as Computer Tutor Volunteers to assist people learn basic computer skills, Hospitality Volunteers to make sure that people feel welcomed, have someone to chat to and who will make them a tea/coffee whilst they wait to get on to a computer or have a break from the computer and Admin. Volunteers to come in and help file, collate and enter details of numbers of attendees, and print off forms that are needed for the smooth running of sessions. A great opportunity to help and make a positive difference in a friendly and supportive place. For further details please contact us at email: or web.: