Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Speaker

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Opportunity Description

The Leprosy Mission is the world’s largest leprosy-focused organisation, a pioneer in our field, with 140 years’ experience serving people affected by this disease. As a leading international Christian development charity, we work in 10 countries across Africa and Asia to defeat leprosy and transform lives.

We’re looking for inspirational communicators who will enjoy championing our work at churches and community groups, both in person and on Zoom. 

The role is flexible in terms of hours, as we want it to be the best fit for you as you generously offer your skills and time.

You’ll be given ongoing support, training and resources from your Community Partnership Manager, who is only ever a phone call away.

You may also have the exciting opportunity to visit our projects overseas.

Our volunteers are kindly asked to commit to a minimum of 6 speaking engagements per annum. These engagements can either be sourced by the volunteer within their community or provided by our Community Partnership Managers.

Engagements can take place at any time/date that is convenient for volunteers, however a typical speaking engagement takes place on a Sunday morning or weekday evenings.

We are committed to diversity and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.



The qualities and experience The Leprosy Mission looks for include; A clear and audible voice with the confidence to speak publicly A passion for the work of The Leprosy Mission A willingness to learn about leprosy as a disease and the effects on individuals and communities A good understanding of technologies such as Zoom meetings and Microsoft Office. Internet connection, access to emails and the ability to undertake simple administrative tasks like completing a meeting booking form. A UK driving license.

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TLMEW has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation of all people.  Successful candidates are expected to understand, sign and comply with our Global Safeguarding Code of Conduct and the Global Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy. 

Recruitment to roles within TLMEW includes, in particular, criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references.  A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as a volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.

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