RNIB Campaign Assistant - Yorkshire/Humber

Recruiter
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Posted
23 Mar 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Ref
9232
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

This role is a fantastic opportunity to develop your campaigning skills and knowledge, whilst helping to secure a better deal for those living with sight loss. Working with your local regional campaigns officer, you will assist in the delivery of RNIB’s campaigns at a regional level, as well as identifying and pursuing opportunities for regional and local campaigning work.

What Will You Be Doing?
Build local links; Keeping supporters abreast of campaigns; Publicising agreed campaigns.; Assist with paperwork; Carrying out research; Attend local and regional events; Keep abreast of local issues/challenges
Building links and developing contacts with relevant local organisations, groups and individuals;
 
When will you be needed?
Flexible

Location:

Your Local Area and out and about meeting people in your home area
  
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Effective listening skills; Understand issues for partially sighted; Good Interpersonal Skills; Good knowledge of the local area; Good organisational skills; Interest in Campaigning; Understanding issues for affecting blind; Ability to communicate clearly
   
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; Sighted Guiding Training