|On Wednesday the 30th of March, long standing volunteer Hazel Anderson (pictured left) had her final day at the Oxford Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre. Hazel has been a volunteer for Deaf Direct for since 2013 and in that time she has worked tirelessly to help us archive the valuable information we keep at the Oxford Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre.
Hazel works alongside Ruth Waddle (pictured right) to sort through the extensive archive materials. In some cases they work to make the paper and photographic archive material more accessible to researchers and others seeking information by digitising it and making it available online.
As an experienced archivist, Hazel has given invaluable professional advice, put in many hours and days of sorting the huge amount of papers/photos in the archive then very precisely listing them. All her work has been extremely helpful and supportive.
In the three years Hazel has been working for us, she has done over 400 hours of work for us!
We are extremely grateful for the hard work she has put in and wish her all the best in what she does next.