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SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE: Digital Volunteer

Wed 10 Feb 2021

Age UK are looking to recruit a new Digital Volunteer. This person will help the charity to to deliver their Digitalising Day Opportunities Project by leading weekly google meet activity sessions remotely with service users in based in Day Opportunities Centres in South Staffordshire. Age UK Centres are based in Tamworth, Cannock, Lichfield, Penkridge and Wombourne and the service users are older people who have dementia.

What are you looking for?

What is expected of me? You will need to be tech-savvy and bring your digital skills to this role. Age UK are looking for someone who can interact with service users and have some experience or awareness of supporting people with dementia. Specifically we need you to be confident in using a Samsung tablet (Android OS) and also familiar with Google Meet. Your digital skills will help staff with any difficulties they have with the tablets and activities. In this role you will work closely with the Team Supervisors to plan activities and set up Google Meet sessions.

Practical considerations

What you will get out of it; You'll be giving something to your community, you get to be part of a dedicated volunteer team, great experience and enjoy interacting with older people, volunteers tell us they find it really rewarding to get involved in the work of Age UK.

You can apply got this role by signing up to volunteer via the Support Staffordshire website or, if you're already signed up, you can e-mail richard.williams@supportstaffordshire.org.uk and ask to be referred.