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Usher Kids UK 2024 summer camp – volunteer opportunity

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Usher Kids UK 2024 summer camp will take place again in the Lake District this year, running from 4th – 10th August 2024.
The registration for volunteers has just opened.
UsherKids UK explain “This is a unique opportunity for post-grad students and professionals working in a related field (e.g. sensory support, social work, youth work, genetics, audiology, optometry/ophthalmology, OT/PT etc.) especially those early in their careers, to gain insight into the daily experiences of young people living with Usher syndrome. Previous volunteers have reported how valuable, rewarding and unforgettable the USHthis camp experience has been!”
Please do share this expression of interest link with relevant colleagues, students and professionals that might be interested.
“What? USHthis UK summer camp, for 12-25yr olds living with Usher syndrome
When? 4-10th August 2024
Where? Ghyll Head outdoor activity centre, Lake Windermere, Lake District, UK
Who? Post-grad students and professionals from relevant fields: e.g. sensory support, social work, youth work, genetics, audiology, optometry/ophthalmology, OT/PT etc.
What will I do? Our USHthis volunteer team brings together professionals from different backgrounds with different levels of experience, providing them with training so that they can offer support and guidance to help our USHyouth get the most of the camp experience. We ask for volunteers who can commit for the full duration of the camp, and we cover all accommodation, food and activity costs, along with reasonable travel costs.
How to apply? Complete our interest form and we will be in touch to discuss next steps: http://tinyurl.com/ushthisteam24