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iSeniors Volunteer

  • Location: Dickson ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Time Required

    9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday 1 hour per week

  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Tutoring & Coaching
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    Various training throughout the year

  • Reimbursement

    KM reimbursement available

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *

    •Hold a general knowledge of computers, mobile phones, tablets, accessing
    government and other information/service websites and using social media such as Facebook and SKYPE and computer programs.

    •Ability to work and communicate with a diverse range of older Canberrans from various backgrounds in a way that facilitates skill development and social engagement.

    •Ability to work independently and take responsibility for own actions and behaviour and how this impacts on others.

    •Ability and willingness to learn and accurately follow all relevant Northside policies, procedures and processes.

    •Hold a current Working with Vulnerable People Card.

    •Willing to obtain a Police Check (done at induction at Northside’s expense)

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

iSeniors volunteers regularly meet with an older Canberran in their home to provide ICT information and skill development over an eight week program. Program participants normally develop an IT related goal. A typical goal could be to set up and use email, learn how to Zoom family members, use social media or watch TED talks on their iPad. We hope to ‘graduate’ our participants so that they can independently access and use the technology, fostering a more socially inclusive and connected community.


•Regularly meet with an older Canberran in their home, a residential facility or a public facility such as a library or school to provide ICT information and skills development.

•Conduct each training session in a professional, competent and caring manner.

•Uphold the values of commitment and reliability while respecting the confidentiality and privacy of program participants at all times.

•Respect the independence of program participants and support their learning in ICT skills.

•Provide social support to program participants.

•Complete a monthly report on number of visits/hours completed and provide feedback on your volunteer experience by completing a quarterly evaluation report.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.