Sight Loss Experience Speaker

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Scotland
Posted
06 Nov 2018
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Ref
10662
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Type of opportunity - Advice, information and support

 

Opportunity - 10662

 

Have you experienced sight loss? Are you a confident speaker? Can you talk about how you have overcame these challenges at our Looking Forward courses?

These courses are designed to offer practical and emotional support to those who have recently been diagnosed with sight loss and hearing the experiences of others can be a great source of support.

 

Region - Scotland

Where based - Your Local Area

Additional location information:

Regional speakers required in Perth, Dundee, Angus

 

What you will be doing?

  • Providing peer support
  • Sharing your experience
  • Attending week one of our Looking Forward courses in your local area and sharing your experiences with the group. These courses run at different times of the year.

 

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Approachable & empathetic nature
  • Friendliness, enthusiasm and reliability
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Deliver information in stimulating way

 

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Meeting new people
  • Working with people with sight loss

 

What support will be given?

  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Support from Volunteers and Staff

 

When will you be needed?

Flexible

 

How often will I be needed?

4 hours Per Week

 

Criminal Record Check Information

This role does not require a criminal record check

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.

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