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As a Computer Centre Volunteer you could help an older person in Brighton & Hove get to grips with modern technology.

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What is the role?

To provide basic ICT support to older people. 

What you will get out of it

  • It's a great way to make a real difference to someone's life
  • You'll be giving something to your community
  • You get to be part of Age UK Brighton & Hove's volunteer team
  • Training from Age UK Brighton & Hove

What is expected of me?

Some examples of what you may do are:

  • To advise users of the resources and limits of the service offered by the Drop-In Centre.
  • To assist and support users in accessing the IT Drop-in Centre according to their level of need and skill.
  • To provide AUKBH advice and guidance to users on the use of the Drop-In Centre equipment for internet access, email and MS Office applications. 
  • To work in collaboration with other ICT user support volunteers as well as AUKBH employees.
  • To assist in the maintenance of IT Drop-in Centre, equipment and supplies.
  • To undertake own administrative tasks, including training records & rota.
  • To be flexible and sensitive with regard to service users needs whilst observing the parameters of the service.
  • To undertake any other duties in the IT Drop–In Centre as agreed with the IT Manager.