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Calibre Audio Library

WANTED! - Computer literate volunteers

We are looking for people to help us process and despatch the >1700 audio books we issue every working day. Most of our books are borrowed on USB memory sticks and we are seeking volunteers with sufficient IT skills to check in the books being returned by members, clean the memory sticks ready for reuse and to download new books from our computer onto sticks ready for despatch. None of it is unduly complex but it does require a basic level of IT understanding.

We like our volunteers to offer a minimum of 3 hours per week in order to make an effective contribution. Many volunteers enjoy it so much that they return for more than one session per week, but that’s optional!

If this appeals to you, please contact David Pipkin by phone on 01296 432339 or email david.pipkin@calibre.org.uk. These opportunities are based at our offices in New Road, Weston Turville – next to the Holiday Inn.

We are also looking for a VISUALLY IMPAIRED TRUSTEE. Our trustee roles are voluntary and require attendance at 4 meetings per year plus the occasional ad-hoc event. The person we are looking for would be a second trustee representative for our blind or visually impaired members. As such we are seeking someone who enjoys reading – they may already be a Calibre member. The person sought would also have a business background that would enable them to contribute to other aspects of governance and strategic decision making.  To be considered you would probably need to live within a 30 mile (approx) radius of Aylesbury for travel purposes and to have the ability to read papers in advance of meetings – possibly an emailed copy using a screen reader or other suitable technology.

 

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