About Age Action West
Age Action lobbies on behalf of older people, maintains information centres and works with nursing homes.
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:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Avalon Centre, Sligo
Other location details:
Screening details for this role:
- 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
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.
7GFG+5V Sligo, County Sligo