Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford


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Opportunity Description

East Shropshire Talking Newspaper For The Blind (ESTN) is based in Telford and provides a FREE weekly USB memory stick of local news and features including items from the local press and other publications, such as Shropshire Magazine and Info sound, alongside items produced in-house by the ESTN team; covering a wide range of subjects and matters of interest.

We are staffed entirely by volunteers, and operate solely via voluntary donations from both individuals and organisations, for example Local Councils and Social organisations. We receive no government or private funding as a matter of course.

We are looking for Producer/Presenter Volunteers.


To select and prepare the 35 Minutes of Features to be included in the Features section of the week’s issue of the Talking Newspaper, drawn from both Pre-Recorded Audio available from the ESTN Filestore (hosted on Google Drive), and/or material selected directly from Print or On-Line Publications by the Producer/Presenter.

To act as Presenter on the weekly East Shropshire Talking Newspaper recording, providing continuity and information.

A team of people act as joint Producer/Presenters, (each taking their turn on a roster).

Thursday – Wednesday (HOME WORKING as necessary to complete the duties).

Wednesday Evenings 7.00pm - 8.00pm (STUDIO WORKING), Once every 4 Weeks approx.



Day to Day I.T. skills are essential, i.e. Basic Internet/E-Mail Familiarity. Clear, fluent speaking voice. Attention to detail. Google Account Required (Free)

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Telephone: 01952 373007

This is an answerphone, but please do leave a message, including your name and contact telephone number, as we pick these up regularly, and promise to respond as soon as possible.


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