Digital Volunteer Worthing Library

West Sussex Library Service

Register your Interest

The purpose of the Digital volunteer role is to help library customers to learn basic digital skills including accessing online information and staying safe online.

The role requires:

  • excellent digital skills
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • initiative and the ability to work without supervision
  • being adaptable to different skill and knowledge levels of customers
  • the ability to help, support or demonstrate digital skills to beginners.

Skills

The ideal volunteer will: be happy to engage with a variety of people of all ages, demonstrate patience and understanding, be committed to the equality and diversity of the local community, enjoy working with people, enjoy providing IT support and demonstrating digital skills, be aged 18 or above.

Your duties will be to: run sessions for beginners to get them started with basic digital skills, including keyboard and mouse skills run sessions for library customer who have some basic skills to support them, particularly in the areas of email and internet use, provide individual support for customers help library staff to promote digital library services such as eBooks and eMagazines, support customers to complete online forms.

Examples of topics customers may need help with: setting up a new device, using web browsers, creating and accessing email accounts, online courses, such as Learn My Way, scanning images and sending them as an email attachment, online shopping, online safety.


Benefits

  • Build confidence
  • Meet new people
  • Share skills, expertise and knowledge.

Practical Considerations

Approximately two to four hours per week. Times and days may vary at each library.

When do I need to be available?

Details Between library opening hours 9am-6pm
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Worthing Library
Richmond Road
Worthing
Worthing
West Sussex
BN11 1HD

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training