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Virtual Education and Engagement Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers who have strong IT skills and have experience using online platforms such as Teams and Zoom.
Assisting in the delivery of online sessions to Corporate Parents, ensuring technical and minor issues are dealt with in real time.
Helping to monitor and moderate chat.
Answering questions in the forum chat.
Dealing with any technical issues as they arise – i.e. advising people to turn off microphones, facilitating breakout rooms etc

About Who Cares? Scotland

Who Cares? Scotland is a national voluntary organisation, working with care experienced young people and care leavers across Scotland. We support care experienced people to have their voice heard and we make that happen in a number of ways such as; participation, independent advocacy and campaigning.

Experience Required

Working knowledge of MS Teams and the wider Office suite. Experience of using platforms like MS Teams and Zoom. Basic IT skills. An ability to problem solve and to use initiative. Good communication and listening skills. Ability to work well in a team.

Training Details

Extensive training in care experience related issues – induction, Child Protection training and Understanding Care Experience training. Experience of the third sector through information and sessions. Experience of teamwork. This is a new role which you will help develop – your input will be vital. CV expansion.

Flexibility & Commitment

Home-Based Volunteering;Flexible

Flexible (schedule given in advance and at least few weeks’ notice). Additional planning meetings, again plenty of notice will be given.

Location/Travel Details

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

Expenses

Out of pocket expenses such as travel will be reimbursed monthly using a document sent to the Volunteer Officer along with any receipts.

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