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.
no upper age limit has been specified
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.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Enthusiastic, organised, confident and motivated.
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Speakers 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.
This opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.
To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:
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