Computer and Laptop Repair Volunteer
Organisation: Green Machine Tech Hub Community Interest Company (CIC)
Position Type: Part-time Volunteer
Role Summary: The Green Machine Tech Hub CIC is seeking a mature volunteer with a passion for technology and a strong background in building and repairing computers and laptops. As a Computer and Laptop Repair Volunteer, you will play a crucial role in supporting our mission to provide affordable and accessible tech solutions to the local community. Your expertise and dedication will help bridge the digital divide and contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive society.
- Computer and Laptop Repair: Utilize your technical expertise to diagnose, repair, and upgrade computers and laptops brought to the Tech Hub by community members, ensuring they are in good working condition.
- Hardware and Software Installation: Install and configure hardware components, operating systems, and software applications as needed.
- Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough testing and quality checks on repaired devices to ensure optimal performance and customer satisfaction.
- Customer Interaction: Interact with clients in a friendly and professional manner, providing guidance, advice, and support throughout the repair process.
- Knowledge Sharing: Share your expertise and knowledge with other volunteers and members of the community, fostering a learning environment at the Tech Hub.
- Safety Compliance: Adhere to health and safety guidelines while handling equipment and working in the workshop.
- Technical Skills: Demonstrable experience in building and repairing computers and laptops, including hardware troubleshooting and software installations.
- Communication: Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse community members, including those with limited technical knowledge.
- Reliability: A dependable and punctual individual who can commit to a consistent part-time schedule as agreed upon.
- Passion for Technology: A genuine enthusiasm for technology and a desire to make a positive impact on the community through your skills.
- Team Player: Willingness to collaborate with other volunteers and staff to achieve the Tech Hub’s objectives.
- Respectful and Patient: Able to approach clients with respect, patience, and empathy, recognizing that they may be unfamiliar with technology.
As a valued volunteer at Green Machine Tech Hub CIC, you will have the opportunity to:
- Make a meaningful difference in the community by empowering others through technology.
- Gain hands-on experience and develop new skills in computer and laptop repair.
- Be part of a supportive and diverse team working towards a common goal.
- Contribute to a sustainable and socially responsible initiative.
- Receive recognition and appreciation for your valuable contribution to the Tech Hub’s success.
Please note that this is a voluntary position. However, the rewards of making a positive impact on the community and the opportunity for personal growth and skill development are invaluable and depending on the hours worked, costs towards travel and lunch may be provided.
More about the Tech Hub can be found here: https://www.the-tech-hub.com/
The role will be based in Ramsbury SN82XB at Green Machine computers Limited who are providing space for the tech hub to build, store and donate equipment.