Superhighways Vacancy-Tech Development Adviser-deadline 8th November

Tech Development Adviser

Superhighways are looking for an exceptional individual to join us and work alongside our partners HEAR Network, Refugee Council and Voice Online Communities CIC to co-produce and deliver this new programme of training, advice and support.

You'll be enthusiastic, enjoy working on a variety of tasks, and motivated to further your interest in digital technologies. You'll know that small community organisations are crucial to civic life in London, often at the forefront of helping people overcome the toughest challenges. You'll be determined to ensure that they can continue to do what they do best, backed by the right technology that works for them.

Your varied working day might consist of researching simple secure cloud solutions for email and file storage; testing low cost collaboration tools; advising on procuring and setting up best value devices; or creating resources e.g. to help small groups mitigate against cyber attacks including phishing. You'll be as confident troubleshooting tech issues as you will be supporting organisations develop digital strategies to meet future goals.

You'll be a patient, clear communicator, able to explain complex processes and technology in ways that people with different backgrounds, knowledge and expertise can understand and action.

You will want to empower and inspire both small charities and community groups and the people they support to be the change they want to see in the capital and beyond.

Full details here:

https://superhighways.org.uk/we-are-hiring/

Deadline 8th November 2022

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Under our Bridging Divides funding we work to ensure that specialist equality and human rights groups, particularly the smaller and user led ones, and the Londoners they work with, can connect and work together across London and across equality specialisms. With our members we work to make equality issues central in local and regional decision making, and to raise awareness and work more closely with universities, think tanks, professional bodies and business. This funding also supports our core activities as a network: regular bulletins and information provision, knowledge sharing, signposting, website and networking.

The Trust for London project funds our Policy and Campaigns work, which supports organisations to campaign together on equality and rights issues of joint importance. Currently campaigns are focused around support for Deaf and disabled refugees and asylum seekers and Digital Exclusion and we are currently developing a theme with members on Decent Homes as a Human Right. We lead for Disabled customers on the National Asylum Stakeholder Forum Equality Sub-Group, who work alongside the Home Office to ensure the rights of asylum seekers are protected, and established and used to host Charities Challenging Hate Crime, the London pan equality hate crime network.

In the NetEquality project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund Reaching Communities, through the Cornerstone Fund, dozens of smaller user-led and ‘grass roots’ equality groups and equality partners in London are working together. Over an initial two years, to mid 2021, we will design, test and pilot exciting new ways to use networking and online tools to strengthen our connections and quickly and easily share information and knowledge. We will be exploring ways to join up our voices for solidarity and influence and for more coordinated, effective campaigning to fight discrimination and improve equality in London. Through Stronger Together, funded by Awards for All, we provide activities and support for individual campaigners and those in the smaller, user-led and grass roots groups.
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