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  • Near You ( hearing aid support)
    with RNID (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO99261 - Created/last updated: 13/06/2024



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    About this opportunity:RNID volunteers help people get the most out of their hearing aids by cleaning them, replacing batteries and doing other important maintenance. They provide tips and hints about getting the most from your hearing aids. Their volunteers also help people access the RNID online hearing check. It takes 3 minutes and is completely free. It will suggest if your hearing is in a normal range or if you may have hearing loss.

    Help RNID offer a free, in-person drop-in service for people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus, or want to get their hearing checked.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:17
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:All volunteers will receive induction training
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - RNID pays public transport rates and national milage rate 0.45p per mile, and volunteer expenses are reimbursed monthly by bank transfer

    Experience required:They are looking for people who are friendly and who want to contribute to their community and who are approachable. Supporting others is a major aspect of this volunteer role and caring and understanding as well as listening to others is important to them.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsRNID's free, in-person drop-in services are delivered from local community settings such as libraries, health hubs and other community centres and in some cases local care homes.

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

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