Location

St Teresa's

Time commitment

Time commitment will vary, but we would like you to commit at least 2 hours per week for a minimum of 6-9 months.

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Role description

You will be a part of a network of people promoting the Speaker Network by attending events and making contact with groups and businesses in your local area.

The role will also include researching new opportunities to promote the speaker network within your local community and online.

Key activities:

Support volunteer coordinators in your local area with the promotion of speakers.
Promoting the programme to groups, schools, and businesses in the community.
Research different sources that can be utilised to advertise the speaker opportunity.
Create new, innovative ways to promote speakers to new audiences.

Role requirements:

To work with the volunteer co-ordinator at your closest Leonard Cheshire service.
Be open to any required training.
To provide 2 references.
To complete Leonard Cheshire induction and training modules.
Reliable, flexible and organised.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work to brand guidelines
An interest in improving the lives of disabled people.

What we offer:

Full induction and relevant training.
Support from the Speaker Network Co-ordinator.
Reimbursement of agreed expenses.
Opportunity to gain awards such as Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Saltire award, and recognition from Millennium Volunteers.
Experience and a reference for future volunteering or employment.

Skills you'll gain:

Organisational skills.
Marketing and promotional experience.
Confidence in working and communicating with people.

Opportunity highlights

An engaging role where you can develop your marketing and advertising skills by looking for opportunities to engage a variety of audiences. Your research will help us to engage with the local community and promote disability equality.