RNIB Campaigners Active Network Volunteer - Northern Ireland

Recruiter
Location
Northern Ireland
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
06 Jul 2017
Ref
9291
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Do you have sight loss? Are you interested in lobbying on issues that affect people with sight loss? We are looking for volunteers to be part of our campaigns group that is led by blind and partially sighted people. We will offer valuable relevant training in media, campaigning and lobbying.

What Will You Be Doing?
Plan and action local campaigns; Help organise campaign events; Publicising agreed campaigns.
Building links with relevant decision makers and stake holders. Help organise, administrate and facilitate CAN meetings. Plan and action local campaigns.
   
When will you be needed?
Four hours per week, flexible.

Location:
Your local area.

What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Effective listening skills; Good knowledge of the local area; Good organisational skills; Interest in Campaigning
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with people with sight loss; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Regular updates