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Digital Companion Volunteer

Digital Companion Volunteer

Purpose/Summary of Role:

Volunteers will be offering informal advice, information and support to tenants and local residents who either want to get online and learn how to use a digital device for the first time or to improve their confidence with the basics such as:

  • Switching devices on and off
  • Using touchscreen, mouse and keyboard
  • Searching the internet
  • Sending and receiving email
  • Offering informal advice on the basics of e-safety
  • Introduction to a range of social media to help them keep in touch with friends and family e.g. Facebook, WhatsApp
  • Offering support in the basics of device apps e.g. Google, Gmail, Zoom, BBC News, online newspapers

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