Lovely opportunity to support a person with sight loss to safely navigate the local environment, building self-confidence and increasing social interaction; whilst maintain dignity and promoting independence.
You will provide sighted guide assistance on a regular basis to people living with sight loss in your community, helping them achieve their goals. The length of partnership varies from 6 weeks to 12 month plus and is usually 2-3 hours a week, depending on your availability and the requirement of the customer.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Patience and flexibility
- Able to undertake your role safely and effectively
- Act in a non-judgemental way, without discrimination
- Age restrictions
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
This opportunity is available Countywide.
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