Idea Store - Digital Buddy Volunteer

Digital Buddy Volunteer

We are creating a very exciting opportunity for people who love IT and are enthusiastic about helping others learn to love it.  Are you this person?

If you live in Tower Hamlets and are 16 years of age or over, you could become one of our Digital Buddies!

Idea Store Service are launching its Digital Inclusion strategy.  Our aim is to increase residents awareness and the benefits of learning and improving their IT skills.  We are looking for Digital Buddies to support staff in Idea Stores in achieving this goal.

About the role:

You will be

• Assisting staff with regular workshops and supporting Idea Store users to improve their skills and become confident users of digital technology.

• Actively engage with members of the public on a one to one basis

• Assist users to enrol on courses online

About the training:

You will be able to

• Signpost Idea Store online services

• Assist others to access local information and services

• Be familiar with the content of the Idea Store website, the Write Idea Website, 24 hour library, Idea Store Online, Arena (Idea Store Online catalogue) and Idea Store Online Directory.

Once you have completed this training, you will receive a certificate of achievement and become a qualified Idea Store Digital Buddy!