Eleanor skypes her granddaughter thanks to our IT buddy scheme

This graphic, put together by our friends at Volunteer Centre Edinburgh, shows the impact our IT Buddy scheme has had on the life of just one of its many beneficiaries.

eleanors story

I.T. Buddies help mainly elderly beginners find their computing feet, usually through a series of hour-long one-to-one sessions in libraries.

To be an I.T. Buddy you need sound computer knowledge, excellent communication skills, patience, sensitivity and a sense of humour.

If you are interested email eclis@edinburgh.gov.uk or call 0131 469 3615

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