Volunteer Speaker - Working from Home

The Role

• The purpose of this role is to deliver talks to a variety of community groups within your area

• Using resources such as power point or videos provided by Canine Partners

• Attending cheque presentations to thank groups for their support

• Helping to support any community groups with their fundraising

Time commitment:

Talks are given at your convenience. Mainly during the week with some at weekends. The length of each talk will vary depending on the group's requirements.

Volunteers will work from home and visit groups in their local area.

Skills

Essential Requirements:

• You will need to have your own transport

• Regular e-mail access (with your own email address)

Desirable requirements:

• You should be happy to talk to small and large groups

• Have some understanding of mobility issues.

• Presentation experience is desirable, but training will be provided

• You should be happy to talk without a dog and with/without technology

The Person:

You will be a good communicator, adaptable and self-motivated. You are able to work on your own or as part of a team and be honest and reliable.


Details

  • Accessibility
    Depending upon venue
  • DBS check required
    Not for general speaker role but may be required if giving talks to groups of young people.
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Out of pocket expenses such as fuel costs will be paid, but must be agreed in advance.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    You will be required to attend an initial training day (which will involve pre-training work at home) and any ongoing training sessions as required. You will be kept informed of developments within the charity through the use of email updates and Dropbox.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 14/07/2017

End Date: 01/09/2020

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Availability Details

Talks are given at your convenience. Mainly during the week with some at weekends. The length of each talk will vary depending on the group's requirements.


Location

This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping, Harlow, Maldon, Rayleigh and Rochford, Southend, Tendring, Thurrock, Uttlesford

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