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Many adults in the UK cannot read. On a practical level, this means that even carrying out everyday tasks can be challenging, if not impossible. For instance, many have never been to the doctor as ...

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Referrals Networker

Referrals Networker

Organisation role · 1–7 hrs/Week
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Read Easy North Somerset
#69371
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Summary

Create and develop relationships with local agencies who may be able to refer potential readers to the group.

Detailed description

Based in Nailsea and working with our Referrals Networkers coving other parts of North Somerset, this is a vital and interesting role within our Management Team. You will create and develop relationships with local agencies, such as Job Centres, social services and many others who may be able to refer potential readers to the group. This voluntary position will suit people who thrive on networking and making new connections. The longevity of our local groups is down to securing a steady stream of Reader referrals, so you will play an instrumental part in making sure your group thrives. 


For a full role description and application form please get in touch.

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Read Easy North Somerset

Many adults in the UK cannot read. On a practical level, this means that even carrying out everyday tasks can be challenging, if not impossible. For instance, many have never been to the doctor as they’re too embarrassed to have to read and fill in forms. Being unable to read and write is often associated with depression, isolation and even higher mortality. Read Easy is a charity providing one to one coaching for adults who cannot read.