What is a Digital Connector?

Rooftop's Digital Connector is there to help identify, recruit, develop and support a number of local volunteer Digital Champions. They also work with other Go ON Worcestershire partners and Digital Connectors to develop their services and share best practice.

Our Digital Connector works closely with our local partners to promote digital inclusion and a positive local community based approach to getting online. They will also be actively involved with:

  • Recruiting digital champions in local communities

  • Maintianing regular contact with local Digital Champions

  • Keeping records of the number of Champions recruited and the number of local people supported to get online.

  • Providing training to Digital Champions using Learn My Way (UK online) materials

  • Providing information to Digital Champions and the wider community on opportunities for affordablebroadband packages and computer equipment.

  • Arranging group based activities to help people get online working with partners such as parish councils and local community groups.

  • Supporting the growth of local community wi-fi hotspots.

  • Hosting events promoting Cyber Security and getting an online presence aimed at small businesses.

  • Working with West Mercia Police to encourage membership of online Neighbourhood Watch schemes.

  • Measuring the quality, effectiveness and satisfaction of the training provided by Champions.

Who is Rooftop's Digital Connector?

Jodie Edwards

Jodie Edwards is the Digital Connector for Rooftop Housing Group. 

To contact Jodie

Telephone: 01386 420800 ext 220

Email: jodie.edwards@rooftopgroup.org

Find your local Digital Connector

There can find Digital Connectors throughout Worcestershire, who can help develop your skills and help you become a Digital Champion


Digital Connector 


Contact no


Rachael Tooth


01527 557599


Lesley Smith


01527 64252 ext 3720

Malvern & Worcester

Tim Marsh




Jodie Edwards


01386 420800 Ext 263 

Wyre Forest

Sally Edwards – Lindon


01562 733192

Worcestershire (Ex-offenders focus)

Jon Crawdon