RNIB Connect – Community Network Volunteer - North West

Recruiter
Location
North West England
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 May 2017
Ref
10922
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

We’re building a vibrant community of blind and partially sighted people to connect with other people affected by sight loss. We need you to join our community team to help organise, support and promote social activities and events, explore and share what’s available for people with sight loss in your local area.

What Will You Be Doing?
Attend local and regional events; Organising, supporting and attending activities in your local area for blind and partially sighted people.
You can help with all or some of the tasks required for this role:
Assisting with event organisation
Helping with general tasks at events
Research local activities
Promote events
Attend community meetings

When will you be needed?
2 hours per week, flexible.

Location:
North West in your local area.
   
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Good knowledge of the local area; Aware of issues affecting blind people
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; Meeting new people
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Training as appropriate