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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

We provide a variety of activities and services, all with the aim of increasing independence. We run a residential care home for younger adults (18 -65) with physical disabilities. We are experienced in providing support to people with a range of physical disabilities, although we do not provide nursing care. We provide a home care service for adults from the age of 18 in which includes personal care, domestic tasks and companionship. Our Training Service aims to train disabled people in all of the skills required to gain paid employment or volunteering opportunities.

We offer advice and practical support on helping someone to live their life more independently, including advice on Assistive Technology.

Our Buddying Scheme matches volunteers to enable people to achieve personal life goals, whatever they may be.

We provide fully accessible holiday accommodation in a beautiful lodge in the Lincolnshire Wolds. Our Furniture Enterprise sells pre-used, quality furniture, on a commission basis, to the general public.

Charity number: 1044373