Computer Buddy

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Name of role             

 

Computer Buddy

Name of service / project

 

Wharfedale House

 

Location

                                               

16 Wharfedale Lawns,

Wetherby

LS22 6PU

 

Key activities include

 

 

 

 

 

  • Help our residents to use the Internet, email & Skype
  • Show them how to use social networking sites, such as Facebook, to reduce isolation
  • Help with special needs software
  • Set up of printers and scanners if required
  • Encourage our residents to feel confident in using  computer technology

 

Time commitment

 

 

Ideally this would be a regular commitment.  The service would be happy to adopt a flexible approach to meet the needs of the service and the Volunteer.

 

Requirements of Role

 

  • Two references required
  • DBS disclosure (will be arranged by LCD)
  • Completion of required training
  • IT skills in:
    • Windows
    • Microsoft Office
    • Ability to connect a printer; download photos from a camera; play a CD or DVD

 

Key personal attributes

 

  • Reliable
  • Good listening and explaining skills
  • Good communicator
  • Willing to support choice and independence for disabled people

 

Previous experience of working with disabled adults not necessary

 

Training provided for the Role.

  • Volunteer Induction training
  • Manual Handling training
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Use of special needs software & equipment  (if required)

 

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Required Role

Computer Buddy

Key responsibilities

Ideally this would be a regular commitment. The service would be happy to adopt a flexible approach to meet the needs of the service and the Volunteer

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Confidence

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Public Speaking

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 10-01-2019

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Location

Wharfedale Lawns, Wetherby LS22 6PU, UK
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Registered Charity Number: 1139314