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      Moving On Promotions Volunteer - Scotland

      To promote the Big Lottery funded ‘Moving On’ to young deaf and hard of hearing people by using your own experience of using the service to encourage them to have the confidence to engage with the service.

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      Where: Various locations around your local area

      When: Times vary depending on your availability

      What will I get out of it?

      • Training – learning new skills, and gaining up-to-date knowledge of issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing people;
      • Experience – meeting new people in different situations, building new friendships with other Action on Hearing Loss volunteers;
      • Fulfilment – knowing that the information you provide will make a real difference to those who receive it, and raising deaf awareness throughout society as a whole;
      • Expenses – all expenses incurred as a result of your volunteering will be reimbursed, according to the Action on Hearing Loss expenses policy;
      • Opportunity to try other volunteering roles within Action on Hearing Loss.
      • Develop a track record of working in structured environment

      What will I be doing?

      • Assist in the promotion of the Big Lottery Fund ‘Moving On’ service for young deaf and hard of hearing people in Central Scotland and Tayside.
      • Attend events and present to groups about the benefits of engaging with ‘Moving On’ Employment Advisers
      • Engaging 1 on 1 or in a group situation with young people who are  deaf or have hearing loss

      What skills and qualities do I need?

      • Ability to work with a wide range of people.
      • Ability to present to a group of people.
      • Friendly, patient, reliable and approachable.
      • Knowledge of social media.
      • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about issues affecting deaf and hard of hearing people

      Training/Learning needed

      Action on Hearing Loss offers full, on-going training for all volunteers including an induction programme and further training specific to the volunteering role. 

      This may include:

      • Full training provided on technology and online services
      • Sessions on Manual Handling, Dealing with the Public, and Equipment
      • Volunteers also have the opportunity to attend other information sessions.

      Disclosure:

      You will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme for this role.

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