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Hello everyone! We hope you've had a wonderful summer and managed to stay cool in this recent heatwave. We are excited to fill you in on all the things we've been up to, plus an exciting update and an opportunity to join the team!
Digital Community Hub 🏡
We are thrilled to announce that we are moving!
From mid-October you will find us in our new home on the third floor of 336 on Brixton Road. For those of you who have visited our current workshop, you'll understand how excited we are to move into a larger space!
Opening on 16th October our new home will become a centralised location for our work, allowing us to work with more volunteers, more technology, host more workshops and most importantly, support more of our south London community online. We will hosting an Open Day on Wednesday 18th October from 10am, please come and say hello 👋
Community TechAid, Level 3
336 Brixton Road, SW9 7AA
We're recruiting 🔍
We're looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to join our team!
Thanks to increased space we will be looking to expand our volunteer team and offer more volunteering opportunities to members of our community. This role will play an important part in building and developing our wonderful volunteer commu
nity. If you love working with people and are passionate about helping to ensure digital exclusion no longer exists as a barrier to living a healthy, happy life we want to hear from you!
For the job description and how to apply click here. If you think you have what it takes to fulfil this role but aren't sure you meet every point on the person specification, please still get in touch.
Providing Tech to our Community 💻
We've had a busy summer putting tech into the hands of those who need it. A huge thank you to our wonderful partners, volunteers and supporters for making this happen!
We are always in need of laptops so remember you can donate your devices by visiting one of our drop points. We have also recently launched our 'E-waste Made Good' programme. If you're a business looking to pass on your office equipment please get in touch!
As we've been preparing for our big move, we've had to put a pause on requests. We're pleased to let you know that we will be reopening requests from Monday 18th September. Thank you for your patience!
Digital Skills for Parents 🎓
During the spring we delivered a series of digital skills workshops with Henry Fawcett Children's Centre and ClearCommunityWeb, aimed at supporting parents online. Each participant took part in a short course to develop their foundational digital skills and got a laptop to take home at the end! Read more about the project here.
We're excited to announce that we will be running a second round of these workshops this Autumn term. If you're part of Henry Fawcett Children's Centre get in touch on 0207 091 1282. Sessions will run on Tuesday mornings from 26th September, click here to view the flyer.