Digital Champion Lead Volunteer at Leonard Cheshire Disability

The Lead Volunteer will support the Regional Digital Inclusion Coordinators supervising, training and guiding Digital Champion volunteers.

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Hours per week 2 hours
Location Any UK location
Description

Key activities include
This role will support delivery of the Discover IT programme.

The Lead Volunteer will support the Regional Digital Inclusion Coordinators supervising, training and guiding Digital Champion volunteers. It is expected that the Lead Volunteer will support up to 10 volunteers delivering digital sessions to our clients as well as ideally delivering sessions themselves.

The Lead volunteer role will include:
• Inducting volunteers to Discover IT clients and centres, to Digital Champion toolkits and processes
• Liaise between the Coordinator, the clients, centres and volunteers
• Encouraging disabled people to feel confident in using computer technology
• Ideally helping clients set up and get started on their IT equipment, troubleshooting IT issues and supporting clients with basic IT skills.

The role could be in person at any centre in the UK, in the client’s home, or on the phone/ via Skype.


Key personal attributes
• General IT Skills
• Reliable
• Good listening and explaining skills
• Interest in the volunteering sector
• Willing to support choice and independence for disabled people
• Non-judgemental, empathetic and patient


This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising
  • Leadership/Management
  • Computer/Technical

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

• Volunteer induction training
• Use of adaptive software & hardware (if required)
We will provide ongoing and tailored training depending on your needs.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: See above

Desirable: See above

Interested?

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