Help raise cash to train hearing dogs

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FUNDRAISERS are needed to bring in cash for the training of dogs to assist deaf people.

This is a very flexible role that will take just a few hours up to two or three days a week.

It involves organising events and fairs for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and selling merchandise and tickets.

Helpers must be aged over 18 with a bubbly personality, confident talking to the public and able to deal with money, lift boxes and event equipment.

Someone who can help out at weekends and evenings would be a bonus.

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