UK Guide (Remote UK, Retirees Encouraged to Apply!)

Remote - UK /
Creator Operations /
GetSetUp is the largest and fastest-growing online community of older adults who want to learn, connect and do wonderful things. Since our founding, we have grown to more than 4.6 million members around the world. The platform offers live classes taught by peers who are experts in their field, social hours hosted by community members, and special events with speakers who directly address areas of interest to older adults. We’ve grown to over 100 team members spread across the world with core teams in the U.S., Australia, India, and more sites coming soon. We partner with organizations that have a mission and focus on helping older adults thrive. This includes state and local government agencies, health plan providers, community organizations, care providers, and health systems.

As a GetSetUp Guide, you will teach live, interactive, and instructive classes online to peers (older adults 50+)

You will use your love of teaching and excellent communication skills to engage, instruct and delight our older adult learners. You have demonstrable expertise that you are able to transfer to learners in classes by explaining, demonstrating, and conducting exercises. You will design, develop, and teach peer-to-peer classes in subjects for which you have knowledge, interest, and passion.  

  GetSetUp classes are focused on the areas of technology, health, and wellness, enrichment (hobbies, crafts), or personal and professional development.

Guides represent the GetSetUp brand and receive comprehensive training in our tools, customer engagement, and virtual instruction so that they are highly effective at meeting the needs of our customers.

Your Responsibilities:

    • Teach online classes (using Zoom) in subjects in which you have the expertise, skill, or certification
    • Dependably launch scheduled classes on time.
    • Create class outlines/curriculums for new classes.
    • Learn and practice GetSetUp’s virtual-led instruction principles.
    • Participate in GetSetUp training, meetings, etc as requested.
    • Stay up-to-date on technologies used by GetSetUp and our teaching platform.
    • Complete GetSetUp administrative tasks; submit hours, and send post-session notes to learners in a timely fashion.
    • Provide feedback to other GetSetUp teams related to GetSetUp tools, classes, and customers.
    • Manage class resources in Google suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets).

About You:

    • You are a resourceful, self-starter able to work independently
    • You demonstrable knowledge in your area(s), and can lead sessions on at least two different topics from the following list;
    • Homes & Interiors, Gardening, Recipes, Cooking Tips, Hobbies & Craft, Puzzles, Relationships, Exercise, Mental Wellbeing, Family, Diet & Nutrition, Travel, Days Out, Cruising, Destinations, Television, Books.
    • You have strong empathy, patience, communication, and engagement skills.
    • You are a lifelong learner with the ability and desire to learn with a technical aptitude and experience with Zoom, Google tools
    • You are aligned with the GetSetUp mission
    • Documented work experience
    • You can handle change and ambiguity in your working environment.
    • Ability to maintain composure and customer focus while troubleshooting and solving customer issues over video.
    • Previous teaching/ training /coaching experience is a plus.

Guide Commitment:

    • 0-5 hours of teaching every week
    • Participate in the GetSetUp Academy training program
    • Attend GetSetUp training sessions and meetings if scheduled

Technical/Infrastructure Requirements:

    • Access to reliable, high-speed internet and the technology to teach (laptop and monitor)
    • A quiet, distraction-free work space with good lighting  
    • The specific equipment (where applicable) you will use to teach your class (ie: (eg: Smartphone for iPhone or Android class, camera to teach photography, canvas to teach oil painting, musical instrument to teach music)
Benefits include: Working from home in an interactive virtual environment and working for a company with a great, community-centered mission.

At GetSetUp, our mission is to provide older adults with economic and learning opportunities. Our aim is to create a thriving interactive learning community that engages and fosters lifelong learning for our members. We hope to enable all those in the larger community to lead healthier and happier lives.
GetSetUp values equal opportunities for all. We value experienced workers and are committed to an age-inclusive workforce, affirming race, sexual orientation, religion, gender, disability status, and other dimensions of diversity.