Deaf char­ity plea for more vol­un­teers

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - ROUNDABOUT -

A DEAF char­ity has launched a cam­paign to at­tract new vol­un­teers in the Ten­ter­den and Ash­ford ar­eas. Hi-Kent, which works with the deaf and the hard of hear­ing, has re­ceived ex­tra fund­ing al­low­ing it to ex­tend its vol­un­teer-staffed hear­ing aid af­ter­care and ad­vice clin­ics through­out the bor­ough. As a re­sult, it is look­ing to re­cruit up to 10 new vol­un­teers.

Re­ward­ing

John Clay­ton, Hi-Kent chief ex­ec­u­tive, said: “We ur­gently need new vol­un­teers to help run new clin­ics in Bid­den­den, Rol­ven­den, Smar­den, Wye, Ken­ning­ton and Bethers­den. “The work is in­ter­est­ing and re­ward­ing and we pro­vide full train­ing.” Fol­low­ing train­ing, vol­un­teers need con­trib­ute only two to three hours each month. Ex­penses are paid.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion phone 01622 691151 or e-mail en­quiries@hikent.org.uk

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