Opportunity: AVIATORS Volunteer (digital support volunteer)

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Organisation Name: Halifax Society for the Blind
faye.herbert@halifaxblindsociety.org.uk
Phone: 01422 352383
Cause/Interest: Disability, Health and social care, Older people
Listing End Date:
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Office IT, Teaching and training, Teamwork
Type Of Activity: Teaching, training and leading, Technology and the internet
Additional/Specific Suitability: Under 18s, Older People
Age/Gender Restrictions:
Directions:
Disabled Access: Home working
Geographical Area(s): Calderdale
Opportunity Type: Virtual/Remote
Requirements And Benefits: Any reasonable expenses incurred in relation to this volunteering role will be reimbursed in accordance with our Volunteer Expenses Policy.
DBS checks will be required.
Opportunities for social events are unavailable at this moment but regular supervision will take place.
Training will be given.
Skill Required: Interpersonal skills, Listening and communication, Office IT, Teaching and training, Teamwork
Skills To Gain: Interpersonal skills, Leadership, Office IT, Reviewing and evaluation, Teaching and training, Teamwork
Volunteer Commitment: Long term (Commitment of at least 6 months expected), Part time (18 hours per week)
What Could Someone Gain From This Role?: We are looking for reliable volunteers who have a friendly manner. Volunteers should have good communication and listening skills and be able to relay information in a clear and patient way.
Some knowledge of technology would be useful but is not essential.
An understanding of Safeguarding and Confidentiality would be useful but not essential as training will be provided.
There is no requirement for a prior knowledge of sight loss as again, training will be provided.