Job Club - Wed 14:00-16:00

Job Club - Wed 14:00-16:00

Organisation role · 2 hrs/Week
Library, Tesco, Downham Market, England PE38 9JS, United Kingdom
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Help people of all ages with specific IT-related questions aligned to job seeking. Increase online confidence on Job Sites, Emails, CV setup and applications.

Detailed description

Schedule - Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00

Main Duties

  • To liaise with staff to ensure learners are booked in at the right time and to ensure that there is a computer available
  • To be available within the library at agreed regular times to offer support to customers with specific job searching related queries
  • To encourage safe use of the internet
  • To help raise confidence in using email and the Find a Job government website
  • To help library customers to complete Learn My Way modules through the Learn My Way website where relevant
  • To help with finding job opportunities using internet search engines and completing online forms

Behaviours and Skills (volunteers within this role would need the following skills, experience and personal qualities)

  • Good communication skills
  • Competent IT skills, knowledge of MS Office, Email and Online Search Engines
  • Confident dealing with a wide range of adults with different learning needs
  • Good time management
  • Able to communicate to a wide variety of people

Further Information (We can provide training in the following areas to support you in this role)

  • Induction to the library
  • Training in Data Protection
  • Health and Safety aspects of role
  • Introductory training on public computers in libraries, their requirements and limitations and how they differ from home PCs
  • Introduction to Find a Job site
  • Introduction to Learn My Way website

Ongoing support will be available through library staff and the library manager.

Volunteer travel expenses can be reimbursed to allow a volunteer to participate in this volunteering role.

What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Know your Neighbourhood - West

Norfolk Library and Information Service is nationally recognised as being one of the best library services in the country. We're an integral part of the public service offer in Norfolk. Our vision is for everyone in Norfolk to use their inspirational, safe and welcoming libraries. Our volunteers support and add value to our Library services. We have roles to suit all needs and we welcome volunteers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.