Computer Training Volunteer - Various Libraries in Essex

This opportunity is available in the following libraries:

Billericay, Brightlingsea, Colchester, Maldon, Sible Hedingham, Thaxted and Witham

What is the role about?

This role involves supporting small groups of learners with basic computer and internet skills. Many will be taking their first steps using a computer. You'll be responsible for building the learners' skills to give them the confidence to operate a computer, use the internet effectively and safely, and manage an email account.

What will it involve?

Using the courses and tools provided by the UK Online Centres at you will:

• guide learners through the sign-up process for the course

• assist learners to choose the course modules that fit their existing skill level and individual goals.

• help learners set up their email accounts, where required.

• help learners progress through the selected modules.

• ensure that all required documentation is completed.

• make sure that learners are aware of further self-study modules and other

learning opportunities as appropriate.

What will you get from volunteering?

• the pleasure of using your IT skills to help others

• experience and skills to enhance your CV


• information technology skills, particularly using the internet

• good communication and people skills

• awareness of keeping safe online

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website

Posted for

Essex Libraries

Posted by

Volunteer Essex

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website


  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Employment, Education and Training


  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • Teaching and Training


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel expenses
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 31/08/2016 - 20/12/2020

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve


Basildon Billericay and Wickford

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