PCrefurb - Digital Champion

PCrefurb are looking for volunteers to assist in the delivery of a major new digital literacy project supporting community members to get online and grow their digital skills. This project is being delivered by PCrefurb in partnership with the NHS, Action Together and The Bureau.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly
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Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

The aim of the Digital Wellbeing project is to train up a network of Digital Champions who will help people with a variety of needs within our communities, to develop their digital skills and confidence in using devices to access online services. Learners will be taught how to use services in order to help with day-to-day activities and improve their health and wellbeing. Clients can also be referred into the project to receive equipment only, if not having the means to purchase their own is the obstacle preventing them from accessing the digital world.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Who we need
• Volunteers who are reliable, patient and have the ability to support people to become more confident in using IT and accessing online services • Volunteers with good IT skills and the readiness to learn – you aren’t expected to be an expert!
• Volunteers who can give time each week in order to provide a progressive training program for learners
• Volunteers who will work with people from a diverse range of circumstances and backgrounds
• Volunteers must be over 18 years of age
• A reference will be required

Areas of Interest: Community, Health and wellbeing, Media, Older people, Social care, Social Welfare
What activities will the volunteer do? Befriending, IT, Lending a helping hand
Skills gained in this role: Electronics, IT, Listening, Talking to others
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: PCrefurb