Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford

Publicity Organiser

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Opportunity Description

Read Easy Telford and Shropshire East is affiliated to Read Easy UK, a national charity that helps adults learn to read and which has nearly 60 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 Publicity Organiser.

Spreading the word is key to your local community understanding what your Read Easy group does and how people can get the reading support they need or volunteer to help.

You will be creative, determined and passionate about communications, and bringing people together. You’ll be confident using local media, social media, and creating leaflets, posters and other resources provided by Read Easy UK to help get the message out there into your community about the life-changing journey of learning to read.

Once the local community and media hear about the thousands of adults who can’t read in the area, it will be your responsibility to make sure that your local Read Easy group is able to capitalise on this attention!


You do not need specific qualifications or skills, but you will need to: Be friendly and approachable Be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own Have excellent listening skills Have excellent verbal and written communication skills Be organised Enthusiastic Dedicated

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Some volunteer roles require a couple of hours a week, increasing to some that require a commitment of couple of days a week at busy times.

We have regular meetings, using Teams, zoom and some are now face to face.

There is a whole range of support and online resources for all the volunteer roles.

We have a Regional Advisor and head office staff are always helpful too, to provide a great support network.

There is an annual conference which each group is invited to, regular online forums and area forums too, where groups in your area can get together.

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