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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Virtual Education and Engagement Volunteer - IT support/Trainer

We are looking for volunteers who have strong IT skills and have experience using online platforms such as Teams and Zoom. This volunteer opportunity is perfect for those looking to volunteer remotely, have the chance to access opportunities and gain more third sector experience.

Who Cares? Scotland Education and Engagement team are looking for a Virtual Education and Engagement volunteer to assist in the delivery of online sessions, discussing and reflecting on Corporate Parenting practice in relation to people with Care Experience. The role will involve providing technical support and supporting the delivery team where necessary. This is an exciting and newly developed role which gives practical experience within the Third Sector, providing training to Corporate Parents on care experience, and would allow for personal development for a suitable candidate.

This position is almost exclusively online, therefore, open to anyone with the ability to work remotely and possesses IT skills.


Who Cares? Scotland is a people organisation. We invest in our people, our relationships and in a positive working culture. It’s important to us that our volunteer team is included, involved and motivated to change society.


We aim to recruit people with excellent qualities from a wide variety of backgrounds who share in our mission. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with care experience


Experience required

What skills can I bring to this role?
• Working knowledge of MS Teams and the wider Office suite.
• Experience of using platforms like MS Teams and Zoo m.
• Basic IT skills.
• An ability to problem solve and to use initiative.
• Good communication and listening skills.
• Ability to work well in a team.

Travel details

This is a remote position and all aspects from training to planning meeting can be done online.

Support
Training details

Induction, Child Protection Training, Understanding Care Experience Training, Boundary Training, role specific training.

Restrictions

Minimum age: 18

Availability
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Frequency & commitment
As and when with three to four weeks planning time given.

Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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