RNIB Young Community Leader

West Midlands Region
11 Dec 2018
11 Mar 2019
Short Term

Type of opportunity - Community Support and Campaigning

Opportunity - 11520

Region - West Midlands

Are you aged 18-30 and want to become more active in your local community by sharing your particular skills and enthusiasm to reach and inspire more young people with sight loss. 

You'll be given training to form, organise and lead a regular group in your area, as well as promote it and recruit local young people with sight loss to come along.

You’ll work collaboratively with your peers to organise meetings, and social activities. You will give encouragement, exchange information and connect to those who are isolated, create enjoyable opportunities that will help people grow in confidence.

This opportunity is only available to applicants with sight loss aged 18-30

What you will be doing

  • Getting people together for events and activities.
  • Mentoring or coaching
  • Using your technology skills or moderating online groups
  • Phone community members

What skills and experience are needed?

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

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference and build a strong community
  • Work with a variety of people
  • New experiences and skills
  • Experience working in a National Charity

What support will be given?

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

When will you be needed - Flexible

How often will I be needed - 2 hours Per Week

Criminal Record Check Information - DBS Enhanced

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.

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