Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford

Literacy Specialist

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Opportunity Description

Read Easy Telford and Shropshire East is affiliated to Read Easy UK, a national charity that helps adults learn to read and which has nearly 60 groups across England.

Read Easy Telford & Wrekin was established in 2019 and continues to grow to be a highly impactful local group with an increasing number of Reading Pairs (Reading Coach and Reader).

It is run by a hard-working, dedicated group of team members, all of whom are also volunteers.
The group is now seeking a new Literacy Specialist.

Our Literacy Specialists provide support with literacy issues to the Coordinator and Reading Coaches and assist in running the Reading Coach meetings.

Our volunteer Literacy Specialists feel a real sense of pride in giving practical solutions to their Coordinators and Reading Coaches.


The person who takes on this role should have a background in teaching reading/literacy (preferably but not necessarily with adults).

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More Info

Some volunteer roles require a couple of hours a week, increasing to some that require a commitment of couple of days a week at busy times.

We have regular meetings, using Teams, zoom and some are now face to face.

There is a whole range of support and online resources for all the volunteer roles.

We have a Regional Advisor and head office staff are always helpful too, to provide a great support network.

There is an annual conference which each group is invited to, regular online forums and area forums too, where groups in your area can get together.

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