Covering Hull , Beverley, Bridlington , Doncaster, Stamford Bridge, you will give talks and presentations about the work of Guide Dogs within a designated area, in line with the guidelines received at speaker training courses
What does the role involve?
- Giving talks when requested to local organisations and groups within a 15 mile radius of the your home
- Keeping up to date with Guide Dogs news and key messages (Talks should be natural and enthusiastic, tailored to the audience and following guidelines on current key messages)
- Passing any donations given for talks to the Mobility Team as per guidelines
- Attending cheque presentations when requested by the local Mobility Team
- Informing your Mobility Team Support Worker of any requests to do talks using the speaker cards supplied
- Encouraging local organisations and groups to volunteer or fundraise on behalf of Guide Dogs
Location: At local groups, this may include community groups/ schools / businesses
What skills or experience are required?
- Good communication skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Able to give clear information that will be remembered
- Able to adapt presentation to your audience
- No DBS required
What will I get out of it?
- Meet a variety of local groups and people
- Enjoy giving information about Guide Dogs’ aims which enable blind and partially-sighted people to enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else
What support / training will I get?
- Regular and ongoing support from your supervisor
- Induction to Guide Dogs
- Speaker training covering content and approach
- Payment of out of pocket expenses agreed in advance (40p per mile)
For more information contact Linda Conway Linda.Conway@guidedogs.org.uk Tel: 03451430207