RNIB Research Support Volunteer - Middlesbrough
Do you have skills in research? The RNIB Middlesbrough team are seeking volunteers to support research tasks and analysis. You can help us to inform and influence public sector policy.
A DBS Enhanced Criminal Record Check is required.
When will you be needed?
4 hours per week, flexible.
Middlesbrough: RNIB, Garland House, 144-146 Borough Rd, Middlesbrough TS1 2EP and surrounding area
What Will You Be Doing?
Gathering information and data through desktop research face to face, contact and telephone discussions;
Analysis, recording and the reporting of findings;
Maintaining accurate records.
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Ability to ask questions sensitively; Microsoft Word, Excel and internet; Computer Literate; Sensitivity to the needs of others; Treat information confidentially; Work with wide range of people; Respond to emotional conversations well
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to give something back; A chance to make a difference; Meeting new people; New experiences and skills
What Support Will You Be Given?
Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Regular updates; Training as appropriate; Ongoing learning and development