Tech Hub Support - Somerset and Weston-Super-Mare

South West England
06 Nov 2018
06 Feb 2019
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours, 10 to 20 hours
Short Term

Type of opportunity - Technology

Opportunity - 11040

Do you have experience of using assistive and accessible technology?

We'd love you to volunteer regularly at Yate Library, near Chipping Sodbury, Gloucs. Help local people with sight loss become independent technology users and enjoy the benefits of being online.

You'll work closely with individuals, supporting them to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to get the most out of technology.


Region - South West


Where based - On Site


Additional location information

Yate: Yate Library, 44 West Walk, Yate, South Gloucestershire, BS37 4AX and at Vision North Somerset, Weston-Super-Mare


What you will be doing?

  • Support people with IT development
  • New technology training
  • Assistive Technology Training
  • Working with a member of RNIB staff to deliver technology services


What skills and experience are needed?

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Patient approach to training
  • Natural tech user


What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Working with a variety of people
  • New experiences and skills
  • Working with people with sight loss


What support will be given?

  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Regular updates
  • Supervision and help from your Manager
  • Training as appropriate
  • Support from Volunteers and Staff


When will you be needed?

Flexible Per Week


Criminal Record Check Information

This role does not require a criminal record check

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