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Car marshall volunteer on the Isle of Wight

To help with checking people in and out of our drive-through hearing aid maintenance service.

RNID Newport Office, Isle of Wight, PO30 5UX (this is an outdoor role and adverse weather may occur)
Every second Wednesday from 9am-2pm (depending on your availability)

You need to be 18 or older for this role.

What you’ll be doing

As a Car Marshall you will:

  • welcome and check in people
  • take people’s temperature with a thermometer gun
  • comply with COVID-19 government guidelines and regulations
  • complete necessary paperwork and return it to the Community Support Officer
  • provide support and information about our service
  • promote the work of our service
  • follow and comply with RNID policies and regulations
  • correctly wear and use PPE.

What you need

You will need to provide the names of two referees who have known you for at least 2 years, preferably in a professional context.  This can include employers, colleagues, teachers, tutors, support workers, community leaders, child’s teacher or a member of a hobby or exercise group you belong to. 

It would be good if you:

  • are welcoming and friendly
  • are willing and able to wear PPE at all times
  • have knowledge or a willingness to learn about issues affecting people with sensory loss
  • have a genuine interest in working for charities
  • have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • are able to communicate and work with a wide range of people
  • are reliable and have an outgoing personality
  • have a positive and flexible approach to working as part of a team.

What you’ll get in return

As a volunteer you will:

  • make a real difference to the people you support
  • help us run this important service
  • receive training and learn new skills
  • meet people in different situations
  • raise awareness of deafness in the community
  • have reasonable, out-of-pocket and pre-approved travel expenses repaid.

Our commitment to safeguarding

At RNID, we take very seriously our responsibilities for the safety and welfare of the people who use our services, our volunteers, staff and the organisation as a whole.

All applicants successful at interview will be asked to disclose unspent convictions under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013).

Criminal records will be taken into account only when the conviction is relevant and declaring a conviction will not necessarily prevent you from being considered for a role. Any decisions will depend on the type of offence and its relevance to the volunteering role that you are applying for at RNID.

Find out more and apply

0808 808 0123

Once you apply, our Volunteer team will review your application and someone will contact you within five working days to talk about next steps.