AbilityNet Tech volunteer - Any site

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We are looking for people who are interested and skilled in computers and technology to visit disabled and older people in their own homes to help with their IT needs.

Our volunteers:

  • Trouble shoot technical issues.
  • Offer impartial advice on technology.
  • Set up new tech and install hardware and software.
  • Show people how to use their tech at home e.g. shop online, send and receive emails and Skype with family and friends.
  • Make adaptations to support a disabled person’s specific technology needs.

You don’t need to be a tech guru to help out.  If you use a computer at home or work, and perhaps support family and friends with their tech issues, you are likely to have the skills we need:

  • A passion to help others.
  • Good IT and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of standard operating systems and software.
  • The ability to communicate well with people.
  • Your own transport or good transport links.

To find out more go to https://abilitynet.org.uk/at-home/join-our-volunteers

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Required Role

AbilityNet Tech volunteer - Any site

Key responsibilities

We are looking for people to join our team to visit disabled and older people in their own homes to provide one on one support with their IT needs. Volunteers may be asked to help set up a computer system for someone, install software or hardware, troubleshoot problems, or give some basic training on how to use systems.

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  • Communication
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental

Desirable Skills

  • Driving
  • Teaching and training
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Practical
  • Problem solving
  • Teaching and training
  • Networking

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a month

Start Date: 03-10-2019

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  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up