Digital Befriending Volunteer


We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to support an individual with the basics of operating the computer, while also having a chat and exchanging stories.



Time commitment

Can be discussed and agreed in advance

Natalie with smart speaker and Alexa

Role description

Key Activities to include:

  • To support an individual with the basic use of a computer.
  • Show how to open and use basic programs on the computer.
  • Establish a professional relationship with the individual,
  • Engage in meaningful conversations,
  • Provide a listening ear
  • Provide reassurance and support if necessary.

Key Skills Needed:

  • Should be familiar with using a computer
  • Must be able to break down tasks and learn at the pace of the individual.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Reliable and punctual,
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach
  • Friendly

Requirements of Role

  • 2 references
  • Access NI check
  • Full induction in Volunteering with Leonard Cheshire will be provided, and training provided.