IT Tutor

People and communities

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Location: 19 North Road, London, N7 9EY (see map)

Travel: Caledonian Road station. Goodinge Health Centre bus stop.

Start date: 01/10/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Based at our Drovers Activity Centre, you’ll provide 1:1 IT tutorials to older adult learners.
  • You will need to be confident teaching how to send emails, Facebook, Skype calls, using device settings.
  • You may also be asked how to use iPad & tablets, smartphones, laptops, etc.
  • You will need to be an excellent communicator, love being with people and have a clear, patient manner.

What impact will this have?

  • Share your IT skills with older learners
  • All our activities play an important part in helping to reduce isolation
  • Encouraging people to keep mobile and build confidence

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Ideally we are looking for someone who can make an ongoing commitment.
  • We'll ask around 4 hours a week (Mon - Fri, 10am – 4pm).

What else do I need to know?

  • We are looking for volunteers with: Good knowledge of using IT devices – tablets, smartphones, computers; Love being with people; Enthusiastic and good communicator; Able to communicate well with people from all backgrounds; Reliability, punctuality and empathy; Understanding of, and compliance with Age UK Islington key policies e.g. Safeguarding, Data Protection.
  • We will ask you to: Complete an application form (incl. 2 referees); Have a short telephone conversation about what you’d like to achieve through volunteering; Have an informal interview; Attend a general induction session; We’ll organise an Enhanced DBS check.

Expenses

  • We will pay all reasonable travel expenses.
    If you volunteer for half a day (3.5 hours or more) we will pay subsistence/lunch expenses.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Technology
  • IT
  • Social media
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal

Training

  • We will ask you to attend a general induction session.

Location

19 North Road, London, N7 9EY

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