Work Club Volunteer with various Essex Libraries

In August 2019, there is currently availability in the following libraries:


What is the role about?

You will support job seekers who need help in using IT to access and use online job seeking resources

What will it involve?

ï‚· assisting customers to navigate the jobseeker sites on library computers

ï‚· helping customers set up email accounts and log into job-search and CV builder websites

ï‚· providing software and basic technical support to jobseekers, mainly for Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer

ï‚· signposting job-seekers to other sources of help or advice

This help may be through one-to-one appointments, or in drop-in sessions offering quick help, or a mixture of the two.

What will you get from volunteering?

ï‚· the pleasure of using your IT skills to help others

ï‚· experience and skills to enhance your CV


ï‚· information technology skills, particularly using the internet

ï‚· good communication and people skills

ï‚· 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
    Expenses for any travel costs
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    There will be ongoing support from local library staff who will ensure you are kept up-to-date with all that is happening in Essex Libraries. All volunteers are engaged for an introductory period (usually 1 to 3 months depending on the frequency of volunteering). This is to ensure the volunteer and activity are properly matched and either side may decide to end the agreement at this stage.
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    Specific training for your volunteering role. This may be shadowing or an occasional training session or just talking through what's involved.
  • Volunteer induction
    You will receive induction and a welcome pack.
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 31/08/2016 - 05/12/2019

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

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