Volunteer Hub Liaison Location: Bassetlaw, Nottingham

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Hosted by: My Sight Notts.
Opportunity 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.
Type of Activity: Administration/Receptionist, Advice, Information & Support, Art & Design, Caring, Community Work
Areas of Interest: Arts & Crafts, Disability, Elderly, IT
Skills: Creative, Practical, Leadership, Technology, Interpersonal
Who we are looking for: • 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
Requirements: Will require a Criminal Record Check (DBS)
Suitable for: People with Visual Impairment, Long Term Commitment, Groups, People Seeking Work
Practical considerations: 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
Recruitment method: Application Form, Informal Discussion, Police Checks, References
Disabled Access details: full Access
Expenses details: Volunteer expenses paid
Any Age/Gender restrictions: None
Support for volunteers with additional needs: yes but this post would require some independent work on going.
Induction Arrangments: Yes - sight Loss awareness course
Insurance Cover: yes
Support Available: one to one support with social groups overseer
Training: yes
Sight loss awareness induction and on the systems in place for running a social group.
Any Other Arrangements: About My Sight
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!