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Volunteer Computer Tutor - Sligo

Age Action West

About Age Action West

Age Action lobbies on behalf of older people, maintains information centres and works with nursing homes.

What's Involved

The aim of the programme is to make older people comfortable using computers and the internet. Tutoring is one on one. Both tutors and learners find the classes rewarding and fun. Basic computer skills needed but patience and good humour just as important. Training provided. Sessions are Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm.

What's required for this position

Teaching,training skills. Patience, humour and creativity. Technology skills in one or all of laptops, tablets, ipads, pcs or smartphones.

  • Education/ Training
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Avalon Centre, Sligo

Other location details:

Screening details for this role:

  • References
  • Application Form

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training
  • Insurance cover

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
No age restrictions

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Tutors get a lot out of satisfaction out of introducing an older person into the benefits of technology and open up a whole new world for them. Help to facilitate an older person's independence and inclusion in community.

Getting there

7GFG+5V Sligo, County Sligo

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Contact person: Oisin Kenny
  • Organisation: Age Action West
  • Phone: 091 527831
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