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RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers ...

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WhatsApp Communication Assistant

WhatsApp Communication Assistant

Organisation role · Flexible hours
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Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB
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Summary

RNIB wants to test the use of WhatsApp to be able to reach more blind and partially sighted people who have previously never accessed our services.

Detailed description

RNIB wants to test the use of WhatsApp to be able to reach more blind and partially sighted people who have previously never accessed our services. The role is simple. You agree to us sending you WhatsApp messages from RNIB every month with details of activities and events available. By signing up to this role, you agree to then share the information with people you know either personally or professionally. The key is reaching more people with sight loss, so they are aware of what is available. Our aim is to reach people with different levels of vision and a variety of age groups and communities across the UK. Contact with RNIB’s customers is not part of this role. This opportunity is available to anyone who can spare 30 minutes each month, including people who are living with one or more eye conditions. RNIB are open to you sharing your personal experience to help us understand what is working and provide feedback on the content and responses from people.


How often will I be needed?

  • 30 Minutes per Month


Home based

  • This role is home based


Who this opportunity will suit


Minimum age

  • You must be at least 16 years old to apply


What skills and experience are needed?

  • Ability to use your own initiative when sharing messages
  • Knowledge of using WhatsApp and a mobile phone.


What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB

RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers. We raise awareness of the experiences of blind and partially sighted people and campaign for change to make our society more accessible for all. We want to change our world so there are no barriers to people with sight loss.