How to Volunteer

Photograph of the volunteers on a stall in the Ashley centre.
Volunteer in the Ashley Centre

 

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The Epsom and Ewell Talking Newspaper is run entirely by volunteers and if you think you can help we would be very glad to hear from you. There are several roles you could help us with:

Audio Technician

We are currently in need of an Audio Technician, if you:

  • are confident using computers and software, no technical knowledge needed
  • are willing to install Audacity and Dropbox on the home computer (both free of charge)
  • are willing to copy memory sticks – copier tower and memory sticks will be delivered to the person’s home
  • have your own computer, with anti-virus software installed, and an internet connection
  • are prepared to work in the studio on a rota basis (once or twice a month)

please either complete the contact form email admin@eetn.org.uk or telephone the studio on 01372 721519 and leave a message on the answer phone. Please give your contact details and advise the best time for us to contact you and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also visit our Facebook page and leave a message.

Other Volunteer roles:

  • News and Magazine Editors – We need volunteers to select interesting news items for different sections, arranging them and timing them for our readers. 
  • Supplement Editors – We need volunteers to research the Internet for interesting items for inclusion in the Supplement. All you need to know is how to use the Internet and how to download, save and upload files.
  • Reading – The Talking Newspaper is currently recorded by our readers at home but is usually recorded on a Thursday morning in our studio at Swail House. We have 3 readers a week so you would only be required once or twice a month. We can arrange the schedule around your holidays and other commitments. If you wish to join our broadcasting team we will ask you to do a recording test, to find out whether your voice is suitable.
  • Administration – We need volunteers to help us with administration and record keeping which requires an organised, methodical approach.
  • Fundraising – We need volunteers to help on fundraising days and are very happy to hear your fundraising ideas

Please either complete a contact form email admin@eetn.org.uk or telephone the studio on 01372 721519 and leave a message on the answer phone. Please give your contact details and advise the best time for us to contact you and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also visit our Facebook page and leave a message.