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.

Vacancies

There are currently two vacancies at Signal.

Project Officer

Signal, in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching Communities programme, secured funding in November 2018 to support a three-year project aimed at creating deaf friendly places and spaces across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. The role of Project Officer is within this Big Lottery funded project.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Project Officer to join our existing, strong team. The role includes delivery of deaf awareness education programmes to local organisations, planning awareness events across the county, working collaboratively to deliver programmes of social and information enrichment to the Shropshire’s Deaf BSL community and planning and delivering inclusive excursions and trips for the Deaf BSL community.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people living with hearing loss or deafness.

For a full version of this position, plus guidance on how to apply, please click Project Officer Vacancy

Finance Officer

We are seeking a committed individual who is creative and industrious, with experience and qualifications in accounting principles.  This is a fast paced environment where there is a need to work independently, showing initiative in designing and implementing new systems. The role requires experience of working with budgets and databases, plus the need for excellent IT & analytical skills.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people living with hearing loss or deafness.

For a full version of this position, plus guidance on how to apply, please click Finance Officer Vacancy

Volunteering opportunities

Hearing Loop Audit Volunteers

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers with loop-system compatible hearing aids to test out the hearing loop systems in public places in order to see how Deaf Friendly your local shops, banks and community spaces are. This is a very flexible voluntary position that can be completed anytime; while you running your day-to-day errands, meeting friends in a café or even attending a class in a local community centre. This voluntary position supports work funded by the Big Lottery Reaching Communhi_big_e_lrg_blue-2ities 2018-2021 grant secured by Signal.

A full role description is available here.

To apply for this voluntary position, please complete this form and return via email to sarah@signal.org.uk or by post to 8a College Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1LZ.

For an informal discussion please telephone, Sarah, our Volunteer & Peer Support Coordinator on 01743 358 356

Calls for Expressions of Interest

We are not seeking any expressions of interest currently.

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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