Talking Books Volunteer Coordinator

Recruiter
Location
North West, North East, South West, West Midlands, East England, Scotland
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
12 Jan 2018
Ref
10498
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Talking Books Volunteer Coordinator

Type of opportunity

Fundraising

Opportunity -10498

Could you support us to source a range of talks to promote our talking books service? The campaign aims to raise £1 million to fund 400 new books. You will help us to research potential groups, coordinate the planning, speaker allocation and carry out follow up on talks. Your support will help us to end isolation for blind and partially sighted people, giving them the freedom to read again?

Region

North West, North East, South West, West Midlands, East of England, Scotland

Additional location information

National: home based or in one of your local offices.

What you will be doing?

Being the face of RNIB Group, Build relationships, Raising Awareness of RNIB Group

Promoting the Talking Books service; Researching potential groups, organisations & companies; Updating spreadsheets & our database; Liaising with speakers & confirming their availability; Carrying out follow up calls & thanking those who received talks

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Friendly, confident and outgoing
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • IT Skills and access to a PC

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Meeting new people
  • New experiences and skills

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Regular updates
  • Supervision and help from your Manager

When will you be needed?

Flexible

How often will I be needed? 3 hours Per Week

Criminal Record Check Information

This role does not require a criminal record check

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