Volunteering

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Volunteering

There are many reasons why people volunteer with us. Some people volunteer to meet new people and others to gain experience. Whatever your reason, we’re very grateful for your help.

Volunteering can help you:

  • Learn or develop your skills
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Make new friends and have fun
  • Build your confidence.

Your volunteering helps us to:

  • Build the confidence of newcomers to computing
  • Deliver varied computer training courses
  • Deliver courses in different venues
  • Spread the word about our work
  • Increase our flexibility
  • Support our drop-in sessions

How can you help?

Computer Friendly always needs new volunteers, with a range of skills, with a knowledge of computers or without, as there are many ways you could help.

  • Deliver training courses or help students Publicity and marketing
  • Use social networks such as Facebook and Twitter
  • General office support including database management and assisting with telephone duties, course enquirers and bookings
  • Help our team delivering training and help to Visually Impaired people

Skills we are currently looking for

Here are some of the skills we are currently looking for:

  • Helping and Teaching for iPad courses
  • Helping and Teaching with Android courses
  • Organising our events such as Taster Sessions (little technical knowledge needed)
  • Helping and Teaching with MS Office courses
  • Helping with our Windows and Internet beginner courses

Please get in touch

If you have some knowledge of  Windows PCs, iPads, Androids  (or other operating systems) and would like to help for a few hours a week, either complete the volunteer form below and click submit or download the Word or pdf version of the form and send it to us at the address or email included in the form.

Please tell us about any skills, knowledge or experience you have that you might bring to this post (this might be paid work or life experience)
Do you have any relevant training or qualifications?
Roughly how long do you think you are able to commit to volunteering (e.g., one month, three months)
Check all that apply
Select all that apply
Please tell us anything else that might be helpful to your application
Do you have any health matters we need to know about (this is so we can further support you in your placement)
please give us details (address, email, phone) of two referees who know you well. This could be a previous employer, teacher, doctor or member of the community (but not a family member)
please give us details (address, email, phone) of two referees who know you well. This could be a previous employer, teacher, doctor or member of the community (but not a family member)

Volunteer Application Form – Word version

 

Volunteer Application Form – pdf version

 

You can email us your application at admin@cfsta.org or give us a call to talk about it at 01727 617359

We will help train volunteers who are interested to gain a variety of IT or admin skills.

We would love your help!

Contact us today to see what you can do for us and what we can do for you