Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford

Team Leader

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Opportunity Description

An exciting role to use your leadership skills to guide and support a team of highly committed, enthusiastic volunteers who help adults across Telford & Wrekin to learn to read. You will have the opportunity to make life-changing differences!

Read Easy Telford & Wrekin is affiliated to Read Easy UK, a national charity that helps adults learn to read and which has nearly 40 groups across England. Read Easy Telford & Wrekin was established in 2019 and continues to grow to be a highly impactful local group with an increasing number of Reading Pairs (Reading Coach and Reader).

It is run by a hard-working, dedicated group of team members, all of whom are also volunteers.
The group is now seeking a new Team Leader to oversee and grow this vibrant group.


To lead and manage the team and its meetings (setting up agendas) and taking overall responsibility for the running of the project and being its spokesperson and main point of contact with the Regional Advisor and Read Easy UK.

They will meet with the coordinator monthly and have an insight into the day-to-day issues associated with running the group and ensure that coordinators are well supported so they in turn can support coaches and readers.

We are looking for someone who:


- Has strong leadership and team management skills and experience; - Is able to think and act strategically, set goals, plan work and delegate to others; - Has an understanding of what motivates others and the ability to influence/manage relationships; - Shows a strong commitment to improving the lives of people Read Easy works with.

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The role does involve a significant time commitment but has the advantage of being very flexible.

Benefits of the role include:

- Putting to use strong leadership skills and developing new ones;

- Contributing to making a life-changing difference to individuals and their families in the local community;

- Extending your social network and making a new group of friends;

- Being part of an exciting and successful project that is the first of its kind in Telford & Wrekin.

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