Community Engagement Volunteer

East Midlands Region
04 Dec 2018
04 Mar 2019
Long Term

Do you enjoy meeting new people? Would you like to help raise awareness? You will be working on initiatives to increase awareness of sight loss and RNIB services within Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.   Region - East Midlands


Additional Information - East Midlands with a focus on the cities of Leicester, Derby and Nottingham.   What you will be doing?

  • Attend local and regional events
  • Build local links
  • Keep abreast of local issues/challenges
  • Promoting RNIB Services and raising the issue of sight loss and the importance of eye health to underrepresented communities.
  • Challenging the stigma sometimes associated with sight loss in some minority communities

  What skills and experience are needed?

  • Effective listening skills
  • Good communication skills
  • An understanding of issues affecting blind / partially sighted people

  What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Work with a variety of people
  • New experiences and skills
  • Work with people with sight loss
  • A chance to build a strong community

  What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Expenses
  • Supervision and help from your Manager
  • Training as appropriate

  When will you be needed - Flexible   How often will I be needed - 7 hours Per month

Criminal Record Check Required - DBS Enhanced

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