Get Online Champion

Would you like to join our amazing team of volunteers who support residents in Newcastle to access the internet and get online?

We are looking for individuals who would be happy to provide telephone support from home, or join our existing team in person at sessions across the City.

Some of the Get Online Champion Team members have been with us for 6 years now and have enjoyed the training and development opportunities that have been made available to them. All training will be given and mentorship from other team members will be put in place for you.

This role forms part of Volunteer Passport Scheme Newcastle and requires you to complete one day of training with Newcastle City Learning. If you would like to apply please email


If you are passionate about helping people to get online, and can offer us at least 3 hours per week of your time.

  • A friendly / sociable approach
  • The ability to encourage and motivate with patience and flexibility
  • Basic computer skills (being able to connect to the internet and use a web browser)
  • Confidence with the internet, including knowing where to go to find information
  • Basic organisational skills to co-ordinate trainees
  • Have good people skills
  • Good speaking and listening skills, and the ability to explain and demonstrate computing terms in a simple manner
  • Volunteers should be punctual and reliable as well as enjoy spending time with people from all backgrounds


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Only 19’s Only.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/06/2023

End Date: 01/04/2025

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Newcastle City Library,
Charles Avison Building,
New Bridge Street West
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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