You can help raise the awareness of Canine Partners by joining our network of volunteer speakers who spread the word about our work. We receive requests for talks from groups such as schools and youth groups, Women’s Institutes, Lunch Clubs and everything in-between! If you would feel confident to take on this role, and help us to educate young young people and adults about disability and how an assistance dog can help, please get in touch.
We’ll give you full training, support and promotional materials.
What you’ll need to do:
- attend an initial training day and ongoing training sessions as required
- give talks to community organisations such as WI, lunch clubs and golf clubs etc.
- attend cheque presentations and local events on behalf of Canine Partners
- liaise with Canine Partners’ staff to organise your speaker visits
What’s in it for you:
- As a speaker for Canine Partners you will have the satisfaction of knowing you have spread the word about our work to a wider audience, and are helping secure the future of our charity.
You need to:
- be aged 18 or over
- enjoy meeting people of all ages and walks of life
- be passionate about the work of Canine Partners
- be available to give talks during the day and sometimes in the evenings
- have your own transport
- Be confident using a computer, have your own email address and internet access
- Not suitable for under 18's
When can I volunteer?
This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.