How to get involved
Talking News welcomes volunteers from all sections of the community. Volunteers
come to us through one of the following routes:
Sheffield Talking News website
Volunteer Bureau in Sheffield
publicity posters and leaflets
Hearing about STN from others
should be 16 years or over.
All prospective volunteers are invited to visit the STN premises to see what we
do and decide in which area they would most like to help. Volunteer readers are
asked to take a voice test to ascertain the suitability of their skills. All
volunteers are required to complete a registration form and will receive a
letter of welcome.
Induction, training and support.
will have the various tasks explained to them and will be given any help and
support needed. Volunteer technicians will be given full training in their area
of work. Ongoing support can be relied on.
receive the weekly news recording and the magazine recording. They are invited
to attend the monthly meetings and encouraged to express their views concerning
Out of pocket
expenses will be re-imbursed if requested.
volunteersí permission to share their personal details with other STN members.
If you are interested
please feel free express your interest using our on-line form under "Apply to
Join" or you can ring our Volunteer Co-ordinator, Val Newbolt on 0114 2304919 or
email her by clicking on the following link :