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  • Speaker
    with Medical Detection Dogs

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO70508 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    About this opportunity:What does the role involve?

    Volunteers can attend as many or as few talks as they wish.
    Give talks/presentations as requested.
    Welcome and encourage contact with local organisations and organise talks.
    Keep up to date with news and information.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction process. Invitation to an awareness/speaker training day which will give you the opportunity to meet other speakers, staff and receive up to date information, training, tips on addressing audiences and sharing ideas. We have produced materials to support our speakers. Volunteers will receive up to date information and stories to help keep your talk relevant and up to date. Volunteers will also receive regular puppy udates and charity newsletters.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Out of pocket expenses paid.

    Experience required:Good communication and interpersonal skills. Enthusiastic, organised, confident and motivated. (Need to contact your motor insurer to make them aware you are a volunteer for Medical Detection Dogs)

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsSpeakers visit groups such as Lions, Rotary Clubs, Women's Institutes, community groups, schools and businesses within their local community. It is the speakers' choice how far they wish to travel to talks.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

    Please tell us what age group you are in:
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Medical Detection Dogs has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Collection Box Coordinator
  - Regional Support Coordinator
  - Fundraiser

Type of volunteering: Advice / Information giving
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