How to apply
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
You will be running resource sessions and raising awareness as part of a local befriending project.
Various locations across the Island at drop-in clinics
This depends entirely on each individual volunteer and the time they are able to give.
What will you be doing?
As a Technology Demonstrator you will provide information and product demonstrations for visitors who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have tinnitus. You will;
Why do we need you?
Across the UK, 11 million people are affected by hearing loss including someone in your family, friends, your partner, or someone at work. As the population ages, more of us will be affected. By 2035, one fifth of us will be living with the condition.
What skills do you need?
Here are some of the skills we think could be beneficial:
What support will you get?
We value your time and commitment and want to make sure you are enjoying volunteering with us. In a recent survey, 92% of our volunteers would recommend Action on Hearing Loss as a good place to volunteer.
Regular support will be given by your own Volunteer Manager especially in the early stages of your role as you settle in. You will also receive informal support from other Action on Hearing Loss volunteers and staff as you work together.
“I enjoy meeting people and helping them with their queries. Hearing loss can cause frustration and isolation, leading to loss of confidence. If I’m able to improve someone’s quality of life by sharing information or raising awareness of how others can help, then that’s very satisfying.”
What training is offered?
Action on Hearing Loss offers full, on-going training for all volunteers including an induction programme and further training specific to the volunteering role.
We offer full on-going training for all volunteers, for this role the following training sessions are compulsory.
What will you gain?
Our volunteers receive the following benefits:
You may need to be able to travel locally, whether by car or public transport.
You will be required to complete a DBS check (previously CRB), as some of your role includes giving guidance to vulnerable adults and having access to payment details to purchase products online on behalf of the client.
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