Community Engagement Volunteer

Type of opportunity

Community Support and Campaigning
Opportunity -11513

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

Where based?

Your Local Area

Additional location information

East Midlands with a focus on the cities of Leicester, Derby and Nottingham.

What you will be doing?

Build local links, Attend local and regional events, 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 give something back
  • A chance to make a difference
  • New experiences and skills
  • A chance to build a strong community

What support will be given?

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

When will you be needed?

Flexible

How often will I be needed?

7 hours
Per Month

Criminal Record Check Information

This role does not require a criminal record check

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.