Mark P
A blumer since 29/08/2017
My availability
In the next 7 days, I'm available on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th, Monday 18th, Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st

My biography

I retired from paid employment some years ago but volunteer at the local shop and the library in Newport. I feel I have more to offer and wondered why I shouldn't join to meet more people, make use of my skills and get paid too!

I'm able to provide

Click any of the tasks below to book Mark on their next available date
Virtual office support

I can do this because ...

I used to work in an office, managing my own calendar. I recently arranged a holiday for my wife and I coordinating different types of travel including car, train, plane and bus, to Austria.

Online research

I can do this because ...

I use the internet quite extensively researching for my writing interests and others.

Proofread and Edit

I can do this because ...

I am a writer and used to editing my own work and that of others. I have a good eye for detail and am a good speller.

Data entry

I can do this because ...

I am an accurate and efficient worker. I can input data accurately.

Mystery shopping

I can do this because ...

I am used to shopping and would feel able to enter stores and interact with sales staff.

Setting up & synching computers and gadgets

I can do this because ...

Having had a number of computers I would feel able to follow manuals and set up new equipment as necessary.

Running errands

I can do this because ...

I shop, drive and move around fairly easily. It would be so easy for me to offer my time to do these jobs for others.

Dog walking

I can do this because ...

I like walking and have a dog which I walk at least twice a day.

Decluttering

I can do this because ...

I like nothing better than a good clear out to make space and tidy up.

Organising

I can do this because ...

I love organising myself so see no reason why I couldn't do it for others.

Long-distance check-ins

I can do this because ...

I get on with people and already visit a house bound person for my library volunteers role. I collect shopping for her, take her to the dentist and collect prescriptions for her.

Companionship

I can do this because ...

I enjoy meeting people and am a good listener. I already visit an elderly lady once a fortnight to deliver library books for her.

Business support

I can do this because ...

I worked in purchasing in the Railway industry for over 23 years and then a further 15 years in the NHS. I worked in an office and feel well able to do a wide range of business support tasks.

Technology

I can do this because ...

I have used computers for many years. I have installed them and accessed support pages and generally know my way around setting up new home computers.

Odd jobs

I can do this because ...

I have been retired for nearly six years. I dog walk, garden, keep our van washed and clean, do many household chores and other tasks.

Mark's overall rating is
5.0
from a total of 1 feedbacks

Some recent feedback

Alexander S gave 5 out of 5 on 30/10/2017
Mark was terrific. Very reliable and responsive. And took initiative in areas that I hadn't thought about. Thank you!
For a purchase (Running errands)
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