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Help others take their first steps to being media savvy

by St Albans Community Association

Digital Champions are volunteers who give support to people who are either offline or who have limited digital skills in secure community spaces. Digital Champions make a huge difference in people’s lives and the community. Digital Champions are not expected to be IT experts, but they do have a basic understanding of how to stay safe online and are comfortable working with people to help them with learning basic online skills.

Organisation description

St Albans is a charity, providing a wide range of services to our local community. We pride ourselves on the warm, welcoming environment, with caring staff, who understand the needs of those who use the services available.


Delroy Thomas
0121 558 0018


Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Preferred skills

• Able to use computers, tablets and smartphones to search the internet safely.
• Enthusiastic about the positive effect that technology can bring to someone’s life.
• Sociable, personable, approachable, reliable, adaptable and patient.
• Able to explain technology in simple terms.
• Understanding and accommodating of people’s interest and motivations for learning

Experience gained

Becoming a Digital Champion can help you to improve your own online skills as well as supporting someone in gaining confidence to making their first steps online. You’ll also receive training as well as support from a dedicated digital support coordinator.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?


Minimum age


Age focus

  • Adults
  • Older people

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Daytime


  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

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