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Details of opportunity


Post available
Community Connector (RNIB)
Location Throughout Northern Ireland

When we are well connected we are well informed and well supported.

We're building a stronger, more vibrant community of blind and partially sighted people and we're looking for enthusiastic individuals to make this a reality.

Could you become a leading figure in a small team of volunteers in your area?

You must be blind or partially sighted and a member of RNIB Connect.

What you will be doing?

  • Keep abreast of local issues/challenges,
  • Organising, supporting and attending activities in your local area for blind and partially sighted people.
  • Find out what people affected by sight loss need and want in your area
  • Bring together people with sight loss with similar interests
  • Bring your fellow volunteers together so knowledge and information is shared.
  • Build local networks and links.

 What skills and experience are needed?

  • Effective listening skills.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Ability to digest information.

What will you gain from the role?
  • A chance to make a difference.
  • Working with a variety of people.
  • New experiences and skills.
  • chance to build a strong community.
  • A sense of achievement.

What support will be given?

  • Induction.
  • Expenses.
  • Regular updates.
  • Supervision and help from your Manager.
  • Ongoing learning and development.
  • Conference and networking with peers.
  • Location information:meetings and events will take place in your local area.
  • When will you be needed? Flexible.
  • How often will I be needed? 20 hours Per Month.
  • This role requires an enhanced criminal record check.

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