Digital Champion

Give one or two hours of your time per week to help older people with dementia and their carers to get online so they can take part in arts, cultural and heritage experiences, meet like-minded people to reduce loneliness and isolation and delay dementia from declining. You will be required to:

Meeting clients on a weekly basis, either in person or by digital means, to help them access digital devices and programs / apps, social media etc.

Help to build clients confidence and self-esteem with using digital technology.

To keep a good record of your work and filling out various documentation.

We will provide all of the training and support required to help you fulfil the role as well. We'd love for you to become part of our team!

About Unforgettable Experiences

We help older people with dementia and those with neurological conditions to create memories with their loved ones and delay the onset/decline of their memory loss. We do this by helping them to access arts, cultural and heritage activities online and in-person whilst connecting with their family and friends.

Skills

Ability to use computers and knowledge of social media, programs and apps.
Have worked / understand the needs of a diverse community.
Confident to pass on digital skills in a friendly and supportive manner.
Be an excellent listener, empathetic, caring, patient, reliable and respectful of confidential information / data.
Must be over the age of 18 years.
Have a positive attitude and remains calm in challenging situations.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practices.
Be approachable, mindful, non-judgmental, a good sense of humour and the ability to engage with the older generation.


Details

  • Not suitable for under 18's
  • Will require a criminal record check (DBS)
  • Will require references

When can I volunteer?

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Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Location

This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.


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