Action for Blind People Community Eye Health Volunteer - Leeds

Recruiter
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Posted
02 Mar 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
8193
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Interested in health and well being issues in the community? You could help us to prevent sight loss in people with diabetes by highlighting the importance of regular eye checks to health professionals, members of community and religious groups, encouraging them to spread the word to people at risk. You would be responsible for developing community links and keeping abreast of local issues.

What Will You Be Doing?
Finding opportunities and events to deliver awareness raising sessions
Supporting in the delivery of awareness raising education sessions within the local community
Maintaining relationships with a variety of health professionals

When will you be needed?
Flexible
3 hours per event.

Location:
Leeds: in communities across the Leeds area.
   
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Confident and Patient; Friendliness, enthusiasm and reliability; Good IT skills; Work with wide range of people
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; Meeting new people; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Regular updates; Training as appropriate
 

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