Signal is a charity helping to build deaf friendly communities in the UK and Africa. Our office is based in Shrewsbury in the county of Shropshire in the UK. Any job vacancies, volunteering opportunities or calls for expressions of interest are posted here. Please click on the links for more details.
International Programmes Manager
We are seeking an outstanding and innovative International Programmes Manager to build on the charity’s achievements.
Signal’s vision is a deaf friendly world. Do you want to change the lives of some of the most vulnerable young people in Sub-Saharan Africa? Then this could be the role for you.
Based in the UK and working three days per week, you will shape and lead the development of our projects with our partners in Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia.
This role requires a programme manager with a passion for and experience in international work and a track record in successful fundraising. This should include multi-year grants from institutional donors and from trusts and foundations.
You will lead in managing and developing relationships with existing funders and source, develop and expand the international programme base with new funding streams.
Please click here to download the job description and responsibilities and find out how to apply. The closing date for applications is 16:00 BST Wednesday 2nd May 2018.
Calls for Expressions of Interest
We are not seeking any expressions of interest currently.
Signal: The Hub – Reception and Signposting Volunteers
We are looking for people to contribute to the running of our central Hub in Shrewsbury. Signal: The Hub brings together services and information for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This role involves welcoming visitors to The Hub and ensuring that they find the services that they need. Please click here to download the role description.
Signal: The Hub – Assistive Devices Volunteers
For this role we are looking for people who like gadgets and technology and want to use their talents to help others benefit from the assistive devices which are available for people with hearing loss. Please click here to download the role description.
Volunteer Befriending Buddies
We are looking to build a network of skilled and active buddies across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to help people overcome the challenges that they are experiencing in everyday life because of deafness or hearing loss. This role would involve a commitment of approximately three hours per week.
Please click here to download the role description, here to download an application form and here to view some “pen pictures” of the work we are looking to carry out. You can return the application form using the details on our contact page. You are also welcome to call to chat to us about completing the form.
For an informal discussion, please telephone Sarah on 01743 358 356.
Signal works to build deaf friendly communities in the UK and sub-Saharan Africa. If we talk openly about hearing loss we can raise awareness and break down the barriers faced by people who are deaf or have hearing loss. Signal gives people the power to change their own lives, enabling them to play an inclusive part in their family, work and community life.
This is a great opportunity for a graduate or someone who is looking to gain experience for a future career in fundraising and communications in the charity sector. It will particularly suit a candidate with a passion for international development and disability causes.
Please click here to download the role description. Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter, telling us why you wish to be considered for the role, to email@example.com .
Signal’s Board of Trustees helps to ensure the charity’s sound governance and effective strategic leadership. We are seeking new trustees to join the board with either experience of service provision for deaf people and/or people with hearing loss in the UK, experience of international development, or other pertinent skills and experience. Please click here to read more.