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Community Engagement Volunteer

Community Engagement Volunteer
Disability Action Yorkshire
Description of the role:

As a Community Engagement Volunteer you will help us raise awareness of our work and services, to inspire and motivate groups, individuals and other organisations to get involved with and/or support our work. This could involve having one-to-one conversations, giving presentations, attending events with key audiences, as well as distribution of our literature, to help us increase our reach and support more disabled people to achieve their life goals.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

The ability to communicate Disability Action Yorkshire's vision and mission. No public speaking experience necessary, you just need to be happy to talk to people one-to-one and in groups.

Practical information:

This is a super flexible opportunity, as you would simply commit to attend the events and meetings that work for you! No experience necessary, full training provided.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 25.09.2018
Organisation Information

Disability Action Yorkshire works with disabled people, providing a range of options and practical solutions which include:
Personal care and support for younger physically disabled people at our residential facility 34 Claro Road
A personal assistance service working with disabled people within their own homes and the local community
Training for younger disabled people and adults in the skills required for employment, life skills and accredited courses, this is linked to a furniture warehouse selling pre-used, quality furniture, on a commission basis, to the general public
Offering advice and practical support on helping someone to live their life more independently, including advice on assistive technology
A buddying scheme matches volunteers to enable people to achieve personal life goals, whatever they may be
Our Think Access project we work with local businesses and community leaders with the aim of making Harrogate totally accessible
Fully accessible holiday accommodation in a beautiful lodge in the Lincolnshire Wolds

Charity number: 1044373