Delivery Driver / Demonstrator

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund

Name: Delivery Driver / Demonstrator
Organisation: The British Wireless for the Blind Fund
Location: 10 Albion Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DZ, ME14 5DZ

Description

Can you operate a simple radio? If so, Blind and Partially Sighted radio enthusiasts would love to meet you for a chat, a cup of tea but more importantly a demonstration of a specially modified radio for the Blind supplied to them by The British Wireless for the Blind Fund and delivered by your good self!

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Cause / Interests

  • Poverty
  • Disability
  • Media
  • Social Care
  • Music

Types of Activity

  • Mentoring

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

As a Delivery Driver / Demonstrator you should enjoy communicating to people and have some interest in music and radios. This worthwhile role will be varied and would suit someone who can drive and demonstrates patience and a willingness to help. Although the equipment is designed to be easy to use with colour contrasting controls and tactile markings, the controls need explaining clearly to the Visually Impaired person
Own vehicle or access to a vehicle
Will require a criminal record check (DBS)
Driving licence
Talking to others
Counselling
Electronics
Organising
IT


Benefits

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund are looking for people to visit blind and partially sighted people in their homes across North Devon to install their new radios and teach them how to use them as well as providing on-going support where needed. Volunteers don't have to be rocket scientists as the radios are just like the ones they have at home but they do need to be mobile and have a friendly disposition. The voluntary position is open to anyone aged over 18 who have access to transport and all travelling including petrol expenses are paid.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: Age/Gender Restrictions: None
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

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