There are many opportunities to help those who are digitally excluded across the country. Many of these are advertised below, but many organisations such as housing associations may have opportunities that are not advertised. It is always worth contacting specific organisations you are interested in working with to see how you can help.
Volunteering Opportunities (London)
Age UK Barnet Digital Inclusion Volunteer https://www.ageuk.org.uk/barnet/get-involved/volunteer/home-from-hospital-volunteer/
Age UK Camden One to One Digital Support https://studentsunionucl.org/volunteering/opportunity/digital-inclusion-volunteer-2
Community Tech Aid Device Quick Start Volunteer, Oval https://www.communitytechaid.org.uk/volunteer-opportunities
Southwark Council Digital Champion https://www.southwark.gov.uk/schools-and-education/internet-and-digital-skills/join-our-digital-champions
Women for Refugee Women Digital Inclusion , Old Street https://www.refugeewomen.co.uk/digital-inclusion-volunteer/
Lead the Way: IT Training for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Develop and deliver sessions for those with minimal IT knowledge.
Create a structured curriculum around four introductory sessions covering key skills.
Provide patient guidance, considering diverse backgrounds.
Coordinate with Savraj Kaur BEM, DPA Ambassador.
Enhanced DBS check required.
Proficiency in additional languages is a plus.
In-person sessions in Hammersmith, London
Suggested 4 x weekly 1.5-hour sessions.
Laptops and training area provided.
If you have prior IT teaching experience or a proven ability to help in this way, please email us with a paragraph outlining why you are a good fit.
May alternatively suit a dedicated corporate team with IT teaching experience.
Email: email@example.com, subject: WLW 2023 IT Course
Volunteering Opportunities (UK-wide)
Age UK Tunbridge Wells – Digital Buddy https://www.ageuk.org.uk/tunbridgewells/get-involved/become-a-digital-buddy/
Good Things Foundation https://www.goodthingsfoundation.org/get-involved/volunteer-with-us/
Technology Enabled Care ‘Mates’ https://westessexcan.org/tec-mates/
Brighton Community Works IT Support Volunteer https://volunteer.communityworks.org.uk/opportunities/digital-inclusion-it-support-volunteer-4738?o=1
Kent County Council Digital Champion https://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/volunteering/digital-champion-network-volunteers
Cardiff Mentor Ring Digital Inclusion role https://mentorring.org.uk/volunteer-role-digital-inclusion/
York Keeping Digital Foundation https://www.keepingdigital.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer/
Remote (based in Texas, UK) Digital Inclusion Volunteer – International Rescue Committee (please note, fluency in client’s primary language required, details in ad) https://www.rescue.org/volunteer/digital-inclusion-volunteer
Carers Leeds Digital Inclusion Befriender https://www.carersleeds.org.uk/vol-001/
OR search ‘Digital Inclusion + your area’ online to find opportunities close to home.
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