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Offered by:
My Sight Nottinghamshire
 
Location(s): Outside of Nottingham City
 
Address where volunteering takes place: Worksop Library Memorial Ave Worksop S80 2BP  

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Purpose of Role:

The role will oversee and manage the twice monthly meetings for local people with sight loss of all ages. Key tasks include facilitating the social group meetings and planning a programme of activities and events.


Role Description:

My Sight Nottinghamshire promotes greater independence for visually impaired people of all ages. We provide support, advice, information and activities for people with sight loss living in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. At My Sight over 150 people give freely of their time and skills in a variety of ways, from social groups to fundraising events. Get involved and have a hand in making a real difference to your community, locally!
Role Description:
As the Volunteer Hub Liaison, your role will be varied and rewarding and you will have a lot of fun along the way. With support from My Sight Notts you will oversee and manage the twice monthly meetings for local people with sight loss of all ages. Key tasks include facilitating the social group meetings and planning a programme of activities and events.
Key tasks will include:
• Preparing in advance for the meeting on the day which lasts for two hours and clearing up afterwards
• Planning and managing an activities and events calendar including recording bookings/logistics and coordinating attendees
• Getting support for events and creating a real buzz and excitement for attendees and the local community
• Overseeing the contribution of group volunteers

Our Volunteer Hub Liaison will need to
• Aged 18 or over
• Good attention to detail
• Good communication skills and a friendly, cheerful personality
• Enjoy working as part of a team
• Be reliable, flexible and use initiative
• Willing to get stuck in with activities
• Be friendly, helpful and confident when working with the public

In this role you’ll be able to develop your leadership, management, communication, organisation and motivation skills

 
Skills and Qualifications:

Volunteers will need to be aged 18 or over. While no qualifications are needed, volunteers will need to have good attention to detail and communication skills combined with a friendly, cheerful personality and enjoy working as part of a team. Good organisation skills and confident when working with the public are essential.

 
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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

Over 18

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?

1 week

How long to complete training and recruitment?
 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? Yes
 

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