Laptop and Tablet Repair Volunteers - Lead - Helping with Furniture
Volunteer Types: Information Technology
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Poverty/Social Justice
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: March 20, 2024
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Job Description
The Volunteer Lead for Laptop and Tablet Repairs informs the Volunteer Coordinator when additional/replacement volunteers are needed, Trains new laptop repair technicians, co-ordinates and advises the work of team members, manages the inventory of donated laptops/tablet and spare parts, organizes drives for donations of laptops/tablets.

• Informs Volunteer Coordinator when additional/replacement volunteers are needed
• Trains new members of team
• Co-ordinates/advises work of the team
• Manages inventory of spare parts and repair equipment
• Organizes drives for donations of laptops and tablets

Ability to troubleshoot computer problems
• Knowledge of virus scanning, network defenses
• Ability to retrieve and test parts from laptops/tablets that cannot be repaired
• Ability to switch out computer parts
• Attention to detail
• Problem-solving skills
• Organizational and time management skills
• Text editing, emails, spreadsheets, databases, Google sheets
• English or French proficiency

• Perform comprehensive checks and total data wipes of donated laptops and tablets
• Perform minor hardware repairs
• Install appropriate software
• Recover and test parts from laptops/tablets that cannot be repaired

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Offers a collaborative and fulfilling environment that fosters a positive relationship between the volunteers and the organization. Ability to help those in much need of help to work or continue their studies when they are not able to purchase a laptop for themselves.
How will the organization benefit?
Provides non-profit organizations with valuable technical support, cost savings, and community collaboration. By leveraging these volunteers' skills, non-profits can enhance their technological capabilities and focus on achieving their mission.
Volunteer location:
Michael Street, Ottawa


Diane Vena
@Helping With Furniture
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This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Information Technology
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

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