When we need you:
Did you realise that by writing a letter, sending an email or meeting a local politician you can change the world?
By being a key campaigner with RNIB you can make a big difference without necessarily leaving your home.
What will I be doing?
- Taking a minimum of 3 actions per year to support RNIB's national and local campaigns, sending emails, letters or contacting key national or local politicians or service providers to demand better.
- When appropriate, getting involved in local and regional actions including meeting or events to demonstrate support for local change to support blind and partially sighted people.
- Letting us know if something you come across locally or a national issue needs challenging and helping us and others to take action to change it.
- The commitment to take 3 simple actions a year, none of which will take more than half an hour and none of which need anything more specialist than a computer or a pen!
- A desire to change things for the better for blind and partially sighted people.
- Basic IT skills and access to a computer would help but aren't essential.
- A positive and inspirational attitude with a 'can do' approach.
- The ability to work with others.
- The satisfaction of knowing that you're part of a growing team of people working together to achieve lasting change.
- If involved locally, meeting new people and directly lobbying and challenging service providers to do more.
- Learning some new skills and realising that you, like everyone else, can make a difference by taking a small action alongside others.
- Information at least 3 times a year, with simple instructions and suggestions on the action to take.
- Regular information about what's happening in your region.
- Updates from RNIB about what happens as a result of the actions you take.
- More support and involvement in RNIB campaigning if you enjoy your Key Campaigner role.
This is a new role for RNIB and we hope to recruit a large team of key campaigners across England who are willing to take action on issues ranging from securing better services for blind and partially sighted people and protecting the services we have, to campaigning for accessible information, getting obstacles of the pavements and challenging national and local government to improve policy and legislation that will benefit blind and partially sighted people. We are committed to positive change and hope you are to.
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