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Speaker volunteers give talks and presentations on behalf of Diabetes UK to groups in their local communities to raise awareness of diabetes and the work of Diabetes UK. Main tasks - Approach community groups in your local area to offer to give talks to their members. - Deliver talks and attend events when requested by the South West regional office. - Present in a friendly and enthusiastic manner to a wide range of groups such as community groups, social clubs, local companies and organisations. - Answer general queries and direct any medical or other specific questions to Diabetes UK or to healthcare professionals. What Diabetes UK can offer you: - The opportunity to be part of reaching and supporting more people living with diabetes - Induction and training - Regular communication with Diabetes UK point of contact - Opportunity to meet and network with other volunteers - The opportunity to learn new skills - Experience of working in the charity sector - Reimbursement of out of office expenses incurred while carrying out activities for Diabetes UK, e.g. travel, lunch. The role of a Speaker Volunteer involves giving talks to groups, at events and sometimes organising your own talks. Talks last 30-60 minutes.