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Work Positive IT Mentor

The IT Mentor role involves working with a client on the Work Positive Programme (THT’s employability programme for people living with HIV) in on a one-to-one, face-to-face basis to assess IT needs and support the client to improve their IT skills accordingly.

The Type of Tasks / Activities you could be involved with:

• To deliver one-to-one IT support face-to-face with a client on the Work Positive programme

• To develop IT goals and plans to guide your sessions

• Motivating the client to develop their IT skills and apply them in their personal and professional life 

• To support a client with employment related IT skills such as email (MS Outlook), word processing (MS Word) and spreadsheets (MS Excel)

• To encourage the client to complete online IT courses

• To identify local IT skills courses to signpost clients towards

• Showing them how to use the internet to find employment/ volunteering opportunities

This opportunity is available in both East and West Sussex (inc Brighton, Hove and Worthing).

Skills

Desirable Skills / Experience Sought:

• Good working knowledge of MS Office and social media

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Experience of setting goals and creating action plans

• Experience of supporting clients on a one-to-one basis

• A commitment to setting and maintaining appropriate personal and professional boundaries

• An understanding of HIV and related issues

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

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Posted for

Terrence Higgins Trust (Brighton)

Posted by

Community Works

Register your interest

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Interests

  • Employment, Education and Training

Activities

  • Administration and Office
  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • Teaching and Training

Details

  • Appropriate for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BME, Women only)
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    Volunteer will be reimburse reasonable expenses for lunch and travel.
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
    All volunteer will be required to complete a two day induction training.
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Support on Offer
    All volunteers will be offered the opportunity to complete regular supervisions
  • Training
    All volunteers will be offered role specific training.

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 02/09/2019 - 31/07/2020

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

This opportunity is available countywide.

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