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Makers’ Mentor following full training on the equipment will be in charge of helping the beginner makers. It will include operating a large scale Epson digital printer, vinyl cutter, OKI white toner printer, heat-press and laminator. In return the Makers’ Mentor will be allowed to use the equipment for personal use for free.
Deliver workshops for participants from varied backgrounds - must attend 3 weekend workshops to experience programme and train yourself. Facilitators attend a L1, L2 then a training weekend, then are expected to complete their "apprenticeship" of a minimum of 3 workshops delivered within one calendar year. Workshop facilitation involves, public speaking, explaining exercises, assisting with individual learning, helping to explain tasks, running & coming up with ideas for light and lively games.
As part of the Library and Information service of Leisure and Culture Dundee, your role will be to work within an informal library environment to support customers to develop their basic I.T. skills. This role will have a focus on developing individuals skills to enable the customer to engage with Internet based welfare rights and employabililty systems. Main tasks include providing training to individuals covering a variety of basic I.T. skills such as sending emails and using search engines, helping customers to use databases and Internet based welfare rights and employability systems, and signposting customers to specialist agencies and services.
The role of the sewing classroom assistant will be to work with other volunteers and project staff to plan and deliver sewing lessons, tutor basic sewing skills such as working a sewing machine, following patterns, measuring and cutting fabric and hemming, provide support to individual learners in a classroom setting, set up and clear up sewing stations within the sewing class, maintain check in and out system for sewing tools and follow DIWC policy and procedures.
This role includes teaching bilingual children and adults. If you can speak fluent Russian you can develop your own subject as long as it sounds interesting and engaging. If you are a native English speaker you can help our Russian speaking parents brush up on their English.
The main task is to teach/tutor a small group of adults whose first language is not English.
Volunteer Tutor training workshops take place regularly. A mentor will advise and support a new volunteer tutor.
Qualified or trainee teachers of any subject are welcome, ideal for someone with a TEFL certificate or degree who would like some teaching experience, but friendliness, patience & respect for other cultures are as important as qualifications.
Have fun, learn new skills and make a difference to the lives of older people in your area. Bield Housing and Care are looking for a friendly individual with IT skills to join the team.
Bield volunteers help reduce isolation and loneliness by supporting older people in a variety of ways. Our Silver Surfer volunteers help tenants develop skills using computers, laptops and smartphones.
This is a social activity in itself but the skills learned can also help tenants to develop their social networks, keeping in touch with family and friends or getting involved in community activities. It can open up a whole new world for the participants! You don’t need to be an IT expert but if you have
experience of using laptops (eg. Microsoft Office, Emails, Internet) and smartphones that would be great.
In terms of volunteer availability, any afternoon would work but preferably a weekday.
An induction will be provided and you will receive ongoing support. Expenses will also be covered. Please note the minimum age for volunteering is 16 years old.
If this sounds like a good fit for you, we’d really love to hear from you
Help support children and Young People with learning difficulties!
At the Inclusive Homework Club, we help children and young people aged between 4.5 and 17 by matching them with a volunteer tutor. Since March 2019, Inclusive Homework Club has been making a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged young people.
If you’re looking for teaching experience with children and Young people with additional support needs this is the place to be. You will gain confidence in teaching special education and it will allow you to learn different ways of teaching non-verbal children and how to engage them in their learning.
You will learn to be patient and be able to adopt different teaching styles to meet the needs of a child and learn to use different devices, equipment’s and learning tools. You will also be a part of a friendly team who enjoy making a difference and sharing their experiences. Our training programme consists of shadowing current tutors and once in a while we offer best practice training.
As a 1 to 1: Special Education Tutor, you will help children and young people with a variety of different homework tasks. For Primary, you will help the child with tasks such as literacy, numeracy and pronunciation. Whereas, for secondary you will help with tasks like learning simple words and different body parts.
If you can spare at least 2 hours per week during term time you can help support a child to understand their subjects. This opportunity is available to young people and adults 16yrs+. The tutor can choose a time slot of either a Monday or a Wednesday 4.00- 6.00pm.
LOCATION: Clyde Community Hall in the Southside Glasgow
START DATE: 19TH February 2019
If you are interested please click the ‘apply’ button below (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by the coordinator by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on 0141 226 3431.
Do you have a willingness to support an individual to learn in a flexible way that is tailored to their needs? Do you have basic knowledge of how to use a computer and/or tablet that you could share with someone in a comfortable and supportive environment? If this describes you, then Lead Scotland would like to hear from you!
We are keen to hear from individuals who feel confident to share and pass on some basic computer skills. You are not required to be a computer genius – just someone who is fairly confident to use a computer or tablet for sociable and practical activities. Some practical skills you could offer may include: Demonstrating how to turn on/off a computer; How to use basic functions such as Microsoft Word; How to surf the net to perform simple tasks – such as using social networking sites (Facebook/Twitter/Skype), playing online games, doing online shopping or browsing websites.
Lead Scotland are keen to support volunteers to volunteer in roles of their choice.
At Lead Scotland we believe in the power of learning. We believe that offering disabled people and carers the right supportive environment in which to learn and grow which enables the self-creation of positive futures in education, community involvement and work.
We offer SCQF accredited formal learning and informal confidence building activities, focused on digital skills to disabled people throughout the north of Scotland, their carers and the organisations who support them so that they will be able to actively contribute to their own communities and improve their own lives. We will tailor support to individuals and groups as per their self-defined needs.
This service is supported by volunteers who act as service deliverers and enablers and who can provide dedicated one–to–one input, supporting participants into learning, training and/or volunteering opportunities as appropriate to need.
“Learning is more than just an experience, learning builds your future”
A fantastic opportunity to help and make a difference. All volunteers are greatly appreciated and provided with excellent training and ongoing support.
For more details please contact Fiona Fraser or Marie Law (Learning Coordinators at E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com / tel: 07741742560 (for Fiona) or 07741899507 (for Marie)