Deaf Links

Charity registered in Scotland SC040223

Deaf Links provides a wide range of services, activities and learning opportunities for Deaf, hard of hearing and sensory impaired people.

Current opportunities

Did you know over 1million people in Scotland are affected by sensory loss? We need you help! We are looking for people aged 18+ to become volunteer Citizen Advocates, to help people in your community living with a sensory loss. Can you dedicate time & make a long term commitment to another person? There is no specific qualifications necessary, life experience and a desire to making a difference in the lives of people living with sensory loss is all that is required. All applicants will be trained and PVG checked prior to being paired with a advocacy partner. As an advocate you will: • Help your Advocacy Partner to make informed choices • Help your Advocacy Partner to communicate their views • Support your Partner in meeting new people and gain access into their community • Help your Partner access support to which they are entitled • Befriend and share in social activities

The role will be for 15/20 hours a week as a driver, helping to assist with the day to day deliveries and collections. You will be working between both CommuniTayfood café and the Wellgate café/shop. Good sound knowledge of Dundee area, as you will be required to collect and distribute food. The candidate should have a willingness to learn and a can do attitude, be reliable, friendly and good at time keeping.

We require two afternoon volunteers for our charity shop Deaf links. We are a welcoming team and require extra help now in our new larger premises. This is a rewarding experience to be part of a wider community project. Training will be provided along with any additional support needs being met, we can be flexible to meet your needs. All relevant training will be given, you will work as part of a team and share an interest in retail and fashion. High standard of customer service when dealing with customers, providing a friendly atmosphere, with a respectful attitude. .Good time keeping