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Volunteering Opportunity: VO47971

  • Administrator/Researcher
    with Dyslexia Pathways Community Interest Company.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:The admin post duties include keeping my diary and schedule up to date, taking messages and queries from prospective clients and helping me with my own dyslexia organisation problems
     •  I am also looking for someone who can research possible funding opportunities for the company and with writing funding bids
     •  I will provide training that will enable the volunteer to screen people for dyslexia and provide some basic advice to people on dyslexia
     •  Dyslexia Pathways is a very new compnay, we were fully incorporated in July 2009 and my aim for the next year is to grow the business
     •  This may mean the volunteer may be asked to undertake other dutieis as they arise but only if they want to and feel confident enough to do so
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:none specified - most organisations will work with volunteers aged 16 and over
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:We will outline an action plan together for this.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - At this time I am not in a position to pay travel expenses but will be in the near future.

    Experience required:It literate, good communicator. Attitudes: positive attitude to disability, can do mentality. Experience: I can provide some training but experience of working within a charity writing funding bids is desirable.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsI live in Glenrothes but I am willing to travel to meet with the volunteer wherever the volunteer feels safe. I may be getting new premises in Leven in the near future.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).