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Volunteering with us

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Cre8te Opportunities. Please see below the volunteer roles that we have available.

Volunteer IT Teaching Assistant for the Use IT Programme

Would you like to help people learn basic digital skills in Edinburgh?

We are looking for friendly, reliable and enthusiastic volunteers to support our tutors in a range of IT sessions delivered in community centres across the city of Edinburgh. The role involves supporting unemployed people learn the skills they need to be able to apply for jobs online.
This would be a great opportunity for anyone who would like experience of a classroom support setting, has an interest in working in a client-facing role and has patience and an enthusiasm for learning.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge and experience of IT is essential.
Classes are delivered during working hours Monday to Friday.
We require a minimum time commitment of 1 half day session per week for 4 weeks.
Please see the volunteer role description below for more details.

Volunteer Role Description

What’s in it for you?

  • Valuable work experience that is recognised by employers and will help you get a job
  • Reference from the tutor if you volunteer for at least 8 weeks, including the trial period
  • Build your confidence and learn new skills while helping people from all backgrounds
  • Satisfaction from helping others to learn how to use a computer
  • Make new friends and enjoy being part of a team
  • Ongoing support
  • Travelling expenses

How to apply

If you would like to apply for any of these roles, please complete an application form and send it to info@digitalskillsacademy.org.uk together with a copy of your CV. If you would like to complete a postal application or discuss any of these roles, please contact us on 0131 661 8888.

Once we receive your application we will be in touch to arrange an informal chat so we can get to know you better and explain more about what to expect.  If satisfactory references are received, suitable candidates will be placed on a waiting list until a vacancy arises.  New volunteers are given 4 weeks trial to make sure it is right for them.

Volunteer Application Form

Volunteer Agreement

Volunteer Policy

 

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