Digital Champions Volunteers
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Join Us as a Digital Champion.
Do you love meeting new people?
Are you confident using the internet, email, applications such as WhatsApp?
Could you help someone else to learn how to use these functions and connect with the digital world?
Are you looking for a meaningful way to use your basic IT skills and make a positive impact on the lives of others?
We have a fantastic opportunity for you to become a Digital Champion and empower individuals to navigate the digital world with confidence by supporting either the Get Connected sessions or weekly drop in support sessions held at Southwater Library.
Telford & Wrekin Council are working to bridge the digital divide and believe that everyone deserves equal access to technology and the opportunities it brings.
Many people are eager to embrace the digital age but may require patience, guidance and support. As a Digital Champion, you will play a crucial role in bridging the digital divide and fostering a sense of empowerment among our residents.
As a Digital Champion, you will provide one-to-one assistance, work in small groups and guide individuals in acquiring basic digital skills.
Your empathetic nature and ability to connect with others will create a positive learning environment, helping people embrace technology in their everyday lives.
Make a difference: Your support will enhance the lives of people, enabling them to connect with loved ones, access valuable online resources, and be part of the digital world.
Personal growth: Develop your communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills while fostering meaningful relationships with older people in your community.
Collaboration and networking: Work closely with a team of dedicated volunteers, staff members, and community partners who share your passion for supporting people.
Flexibility: Choose your preferred commitment, either a weekly drop in or the Get Connected course which is 6 X 2 hour sessions
Include any experience gained on your CV and we can provide a reference
Claim travel expenses.
We are seeking volunteers who are familiar with a range of digital technologies e.g. smartphones, tablets, laptops and are confident using your device, the internet, various apps.
You don’t need to know everything, the internet can help us find the answers!
Do you have a strong sense of empathy, and a genuine desire to make a difference? Previous experience working with people or teaching/training experience would be an advantage but is not essential.
If you love meeting new people and are able to use your device confidently and show someone else how to use there device
If you're ready to embark on this fulfilling journey as a Digital Champion, we would love to have you on board.
Together, let's empower people and build a more inclusive digital society.
Thank you for considering this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people in our community.