Covid-19 Market research assistant for Include.org

Covid-19 Market research assistant for Include.org

Include.org is an exciting charity based in Redhill, Surrey.

We are looking for proactive, imaginative and committed people to join us in making a real difference to the lives of people with communication challenges.  This role is currently home-based.

Include.org empowers people with learning and communication disabilities, their families and the workforce that supports them. We provide evidence-based training and activities which reduce social isolation and improve care practice and communication for all. Our work is more important than ever in the wake of Covid-19 when people face greater isolation, additional communication challenges and restricted engagement.

We are developing our virtual and later face-to-face training packages to help staff over come communication and engagement barriers caused by the use of PPE and the restrictions and stresses brought on by the recent crisis.

We need volunteers to engage with care providers and help us understand more about the challenges they are facing.

What skills do I need?
This role is perfect for anyone with an understanding of the importance of market research in planning new services.

Essential: Good organisation skills; enthusiasm; empathy; ability to prioritise and multitask; time management skills; sense of humour; ability to plan and work independently; excellent communication skills.
Desirable: Experience in working to deadlines, experience in working with people with learning or communication disabilities, understanding of the Care sector, experience of carrying out Market Research.

Age restrictions: 18+
Equal Opportunities Policy: yes
Expenses reimbursed: yes
Health and Safety Policy: yes
Ongoing support: yes
Training provided: yes
Volunteer induction: yes
Volunteer Policy: yes
Volunteers covered by insurance: yes

When can I volunteer?
4-8 hours per week (flexible & fixed term for up to 3 months).

To express an interest, please contact info@varb.org.uk quoting “Covid-19 Market Research Assistant for Include.org”

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