Meet and Greet Hosts

The role of the Hearing Aid Support Service Meet and Greet Host is to provide a warm and friendly welcome to our service users at our community sessions, and to help set up/clear down sessions with our technical volunteers.

We are looking for volunteers to join our small friendly team to help those with hearing loss more clearly. Once trained you will attend our Hearing Aid Support Service Sessions to welcome people and be a supportive listening ear.

Skills

be personable

be a good listener

be patient

understand hearing loss and know how to communicate clearly with those living with hearing loss (training provided)

understand how a hearing aid works (training provided)

able to give accurate advice (training provided)

know about different referral paths (training provided)


Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 11/09/2017

End Date: 11/09/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Flexible Minimum 2 hours per month, to help as hearing aid support sessions which are held monthly. Volunteers can opt to support as many sessions as they like.


Location

This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford, Braintree, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Maldon, Thurrock, Uttlesford


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