Empowering Eat Club with IT Solutions

Link UP London Skilled Volunteer Sybil joined forces with Eat Club’s CEO to conduct a transformative IT Audit for Eat Club. This IT project not only showcases the power of skilled volunteering but also highlights the incredible impact that IT solutions can have on an organisation.

About Eat Club 

Eat Club is a charity improving young people’s relationship with food. Based in Hackney, the charity is dedicated to empowering young individuals, teaching essential cooking skills.  Focused on empowering young adults’ approach to food, the organisation imparts essential cooking skills through tailored courses, positively influencing the physical and mental well-being of young individuals.

The Project

Eat Club reached out to Link UP needing a skilled volunteer to help advise and implement a new IT system. Eat Club used several programmes and cloud services for running and managing their charity. They needed someone with a good understanding of different software and cloud services to advise them on best practices to help streamline and get Eat Club IT infrastructure on track. 

The Skilled Volunteer

Enter entrepreneur and IT expert, Sybil Mayard, founder of Sybiltec, with over 10 years of digital experience across a range of sectors. Sybil proved to be the ideal candidate to help Eat Club get digitised. She performed an IT audit and came up with the most efficient and cost effective systems for the charity to choose out of the cloud services they were using.

The Result 

Sybil collaborated with Ruth to assess existing systems and proposed a migration to Microsoft suite, using her tech expertise. She guided the team through the transition, enabling Eat Club to securely connect with service users and streamline operations, empowering the organisation to support more youth in their mission to promote healthy eating.

Sybil says: “It was a pleasure to work with Eat Club. I thoroughly enjoyed the project as I got the opportunity to solve new challenges whilst developing my skills in the process. Thanks also to Link UP London for connecting us!”

Following the completion of this Skilled Volunteering Project all of Eat Club’s mail and IT systems had been transferred to Microsoft. 

Ruth commented “Eat Club has greatly benefitted from the IT skills offered from the professional volunteer and are grateful to Link UP London for their support on this project.”

When the skilled volunteer is happy, and the organisation is happy that’s a clear win-win! Switching to the Microsoft suite simplified communications letting the team concentrate on their main goal, helping youth in London.

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