Tech Buddy Volunteer

Closing for application: 31 Dec 2025

Tech Buddies is a project with a huge positive impact on social connectedness and mental health among our older neighbours. The aim of Tech Buddies is to inspire and then support older people to get digitally connected and confident, to stay safe online and to use the internet regularly until they are happy to do so on their own. Together, the Tech Buddy volunteer and learner explore what technology can offer. Wednesdays and/or Saturdays you’ll be helping members aged 60+ get savvy using their smart phones, tablets, and laptops. You could be helping with anything from sending emails to installing apps.

Age: 18 - 65
When: Weekends, Weekdays, And Flexible
Where: Onsite


Qualities you need for this role
- Tech Buddy volunteers need to be regular users of technology (e.g. computers/tablets/smartphones) with a genuine desire to share your skills and help older people use technology.
- Warm and friendly, a good listener
- Reliable and dependable (good timekeeper)
- Non-judgmental, patient with a good sense of humour!
- A good communicator who knows their boundaries and has good spoken English

When you'll be needed
- Wednesdays 2-4pm (30-60 min sessions) and/or
- 1st Saturday of each month 10:00am – 12:00pm (30-60 min sessions)

What is next?

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions.