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We Are Donors Sheffield

We Are Donors Sheffield logo

We Are Donors Sheffield is a society affiliated with the national charity We Are Donors UK, which aims to increase organ donation through education.

We Are Donors Ambassador 2020/21

This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2021.

Join We Are Donors to help increase awareness of organ donation. This opportunity is open to all students, not just medics! No experience is required, and all training is provided. Volunteers will help educate students about organ donation by co-delivering virtual talks at local schools. The ultimate aim is to educate the pupils on what organ donation is, what it involves and the impact that the process and their decisions can have. This is a great opportunity to get some teaching experience, earn a certificate and spread awareness of organ donation!

This project involves delivering talks to secondary schools, colleges and sixth forms across Sheffield. For semester one, these talks will be delivered remotely.

What skills do I need?

Reliability and good communication skills. Specific knowledge of organ donation regulations is not not required as this is covered during training, but interest in the topic is a plus!

What will I gain?

Experience in delivering online presentations, develop your communication skills, and the chance to meet like-minded people. You can also receive a We Are Donors volunteering certificate.

Training and support

Subject specific training will be given by the We Are Donors Sheffield committee. Further volunteer support will be given by Sheffield Volunteering staff.

Time commitment

Flexible

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Schools across Sheffield. For semester one, talks will be delivered remotely.

Travel information

In semester one, all sessions will be delivered remotely. For any future in-person sessions, travel expenses will be reimbursed by Sheffield Volunteering (agreed beforehand).
  • CausesChildren and families, Education, Health
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Sheffield Volunteering internal project, Teaching, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsMedicine and healthcare

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