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  • Administrator/Researcher
    with Dyslexia Pathways Community Interest Company

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47971 - 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).

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