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Volunteer Macular Matters Distributor

Macular Society

Merthyr Voluntary Action Centre

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About Macular Society

Our vision: Excellence in support now; a cure in the future.
Our mission: To promote independence, confidence and quality of life and to find a cure for macular disease.
Our aims over the next five... Read more

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]Community Work, Older People, Disability and Health, Driving, Caring

Volunteer role description Volunteer Macular Matters Distributor We are looking for a number of volunteers who are willing to spare their time to help distribute our biannual newsletter ‘Macular Matters’. The newsletter helps us to raise awareness of macular disease and raise funds to help us continue our work. It is produced in May and November, so if you are able to spare some time in these months and would be happy to distribute it in your local area to places such as eye clinics, doctors, low vision services, health centre’s etc this could be the opportunity for you. Due to the nature of this role, volunteers should consider themselves to be reasonably fit and mobile to enable them to deliver the newsletter What can you bring to the role? • Desire to raise awareness of macular disease • A can do approach • Friendly disposition • Have an understanding of macular disease or want to learn What can the role bring to you? The opportunity to: • Increase your confidence • Meet

Premises type: Community

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Is this role flexible? Yes

Min hours expected per week: 0 hours

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Support offered:

/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying

Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:

/ Alone/ With other volunteers

Additional support needs: Support can be offered as and when needed.

Age requirements: 18+

Selection procedures:

/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ References


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