CITA Delivery

The role

This role is designed to match skilled volunteers with charities who need help to deliver specific IT projects. CITA Delivery volunteers are typically professionals with a wide range of experience in the IT sector. They will be current or recent practitioners who bring specific skills to a project.

CITA Delivery volunteers will help to deliver a wide range of IT projects such as:

  • Developing a new website
  • Leading migration to a new software package
  • Setting up a new database
  • and lots more…

Person description

We are seeking volunteers based in the United Kingdom with at least 3 years’ professional experience in IT. We are looking for people with a wide range of technical skills.

What impact will the opportunity have?

You will be helping charities deliver projects effectively and within budget.

What’s in it for the volunteer?

This is a great opportunity to use your specialist skill set by delivering projects and helping charities’ resources go further through the use of IT

Time commitment

This will vary depending on the assignment however the charity will provide an estimate of the time commitment when they publish details of the assignment.

How to volunteer

If you are a new volunteer you can apply by registering for an account below. If you are an existing volunteer, log into your account and select IT Project Delivery to let us know that you are interested in volunteering for this service.

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WHY REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER
“A very rewarding and humbling experience, that allowed me the opportunity to help a smaller charity in its quest to improve and maximise the use of ICT.”
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“The process is so easy, and the commitment is nicely ‘time-boxed’, so I knew I was getting into something that I could afford the time for.”
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“CITA offers a fantastic platform to share skills and competencies with those who may not even know where to start looking for IT help – let alone know what questions to ask or be able to afford the costs involved in obtaining professional consultancy or expertise.”
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“I enjoyed stepping outside of my day job to provide some advice.”
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“CITA has facilitated me to use my skills in helping organisations at the other end of the country whom I had never heard of.”
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“I always wanted to see if I could use my skills and experience to help non-profit organisations. The charities truly value your time, because it is truly of value, which is not only great for them but is really worthwhile to be part of from a personal point of view.”
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“I would definitely recommend volunteering for this organisation.”
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“I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to do something which was technically much more fun than my day job.”
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“My experience exposed me to dabble with new open source technologies which might not be possible under corporate organisations. This experience has added to my skill-set and prospective employers are impressed with my accomplishments.”
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“Being a CITA volunteer is fantastically rewarding.  Not only do you have the satisfaction of being able to share your expertise to help charities move forward and make good technology decisions but, meeting a variety of different people and charities with different objectives has broadened my knowledge of societal issues and shines a light on great people doing great things.”

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“CITA provided a great opportunity for me to volunteer to help communities without entering into a long term commitment if they are unable to. Signing up was easy and the results very rewarding.”
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