Vacancies & Calls for Expressions of Interest

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.

Call for Expressions of Interest

Call for external evaluator(s) – Greater Masaka and Arua Districts, Uganda
We are looking for external consultant(s) to carry out the end-of-project evaluation of our 36-month, UK AID-funded project, “Improved knowledge and awareness of health, HIV, education rights and choices for deaf people in Uganda”.
Please click here to download further information, including details of how to submit an Expression of Interest.
Please also click here to download the full Terms of Reference.

Vacancies

Volunteer & Befriending Coordinator

This position represents a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people living with hearing loss or deafness.
The Volunteer & Befriending Coordinator has responsibility for running Signal Befriending, which provides trained volunteers who support people living with hearing loss or deafness in the community in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin.
The postholder also has responsibility to help recruit, coordinate and support volunteers to contribute to all areas of Signal’s Shropshire-based operations.
This is a part-time contract with flexibility to spread the hours across the working week.
Please click here to download the Job Description & Responsibilities and for details of how to apply.
Closing date: Wednesday 6th September 2017.

Volunteering opportunities

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

hi_big_e_lrg_blue-2Could you use or develop your understanding of hearing loss to make a difference to people’s lives?

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.

Mentoring & Befriending accreditation_SignalPlease 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 Frances on 01743 358 356.

Fundraising Intern

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 comms@signal.org.uk .

Trusteeships

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.

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