Engagement Intern, Sight Loss Councils

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Closing date: Sunday 17 April 2022
Location: Flexible
Salary: Based on Living Wage Foundation rates, dependent on location
Contract: Fixed term, 9 months

Get Set Progress internship programme by Thomas Pocklington Trust in partnership with British Blind Sport, My Sight Nottinghamshire, MySight York, Oxfordshire Association for the Blind and Sight Support West of England.

We are looking for an Engagement Intern to support the Engagement Team in the planning and delivery of national engagement events and opportunities for our Sight Loss Council volunteers. In particular, you will be involved in our annual Sight Loss Council Conference taking place in October.

The successful applicant will have excellent organisational, teamworking and communications skills and a strong understanding of the needs of blind and partially sighted people.  The post involves extensive local and some national travel.

The role is part of the Get Set Progress internships programme for blind and partially sighted people to secure that first rung on the career ladder or who are returning to work following a career break. We are therefore only looking for blind and partially sighted applicants for this role*.

85% of our interns leave and gain paid employment in a wide range of sectors.

Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity dedicated to delivering positive change for blind and partially sighted people.

For further information and details of how to apply, go to the Thomas Pocklington Trust website.

*This post has a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the successful applicant be a blind or partially sighted person in line with The Equality Act 2010.




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