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Digital Mentor Program

Inspiring people to try using digital technology and supporting them through their first steps using computers, mobile devices and the internet.

You do not need to be a “computer expert” to be involved in the Digital Mentor program! Being a Digital Mentor is more focused on being good with people, and supporting them in their learning.

Why become a Digital Mentor?

  • New volunteering opportunity
  • Make a difference in people’s lives by helping connect to friends, family and services
  • Develop your training/communication skills
  • Stay up-to-date with technology
  • Great addition for your CV/resume
  • Meet new people and have fun

Ways a Digital Mentor might help people use technology:

  • Basic device functions (phones, tablets, laptops)
  • Connect with friends and family
  • Research information about health / lifestyle
  • Access online government services
  • Online shopping
  • Word processing skills
  • Organise files / folders
  • Search for jobs

A great Digital Mentor will be:

  • Any age
  • Patient
  • Caring
  • Understanding
  • Adaptable
  • Active listener
  • Passionate about helping people
  • Able to explain things simply

You will need a police clearance for this role.

If you would like to know more about becoming a Digital Mentor, call the Library on 9083 1500, email library@esperance.wa.gov.au or visit the Library on Windich Street.