In September 2019, there is currently availability in the following libraries:
What is the role about?
You will support job seekers who need help in using IT to access and use online job seeking resources
What will it involve?
ï‚· assisting customers to navigate the jobseeker sites on library computers
ï‚· helping customers set up email accounts and log into job-search and CV builder websites
ï‚· providing software and basic technical support to jobseekers, mainly for Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer
ï‚· signposting job-seekers to other sources of help or advice
This help may be through one-to-one appointments, or in drop-in sessions offering quick help, or a mixture of the two.
What will you get from volunteering?
ï‚· the pleasure of using your IT skills to help others
ï‚· experience and skills to enhance your CV
ï‚· information technology skills, particularly using the internet
ï‚· good communication and people skills
ï‚· awareness of keeping safe online
- Data Protection policy
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
Expenses for any travel costs
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
There will be ongoing support from local library staff who will ensure you are kept up-to-date with all that is happening in Essex Libraries. All volunteers are engaged for an introductory period (usually 1 to 3 months depending on the frequency of volunteering). This is to ensure the volunteer and activity are properly matched and either side may decide to end the agreement at this stage.
- Suitable for under 18s
- Training provided
Specific training for your volunteering role. This may be shadowing or an occasional training session or just talking through what's involved.
- Volunteer induction
You will receive induction and a welcome pack.
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 31/08/2016
End Date: 05/12/2019
How much time would you be asked to contribute? A regular morning or afternoon, frequency to be discussed, but at least monthly. In September 2019, the total volunteer hours needed for this month are: Braintree - 8hrs
This opportunity is available in: Braintree
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