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Give people the power to be online and use technology! Become a Digital Mentor today. Everything is going online; without the skills to use technology, people are becoming more and more excluded from the modern world and all it has to offer. A digital mentor provides one-on-one support to help people learn about technology and use it confidently and safely.  

You don’t need to be an IT whiz for this role - you just need an understanding of basic technology skills, and some patience! You could be asked to help out on a phone, laptop or tablet. You can improve lives by sharing your knowledge.

Current opportunities for volunteer digital mentors:

  • Auburn: weekly, Monday 10am to 1pm
  • Blacktown: weekly
    Monday 10am to 12pm
    Tuesdays 10:30am-12:30pm or 1:00pm-2:30pm
    Fridays 10:30am-12:30pm or 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Blaxland: weekly, Monday and occasional Thursday 10am to 12pm
  • Mount Druitt: weekly, Monday 12:30pm to 2:30pm
  • Parramatta: weekly, Tuesday 10am to 12pm
  • Werrington: weekly, Tuesday 10am to 12pm
  • St Marys: fortnightly, Tuesday 10:45am to 11:45am & Wednesday 10:45am to 11:45am (ability to speak Spanish required)
  • Richmond: weekly, Wednesday 10am to 12pm

Requirements for the above opportunities:

Skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Understanding of technology, basic internet skills

Qualifications:

No formal qualifications are required

Other:

  • Reliability and ability to manage time effectively
  • Patience, confidentiality and respect for others

Contact: complete the volunteer Expression of Interest Form 

More information: [email protected]