My Guide Sighted Guide

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.



Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Able to undertake your role safely and effectively
  • Act in a non-judgemental way, without discrimination


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    18 Plus
  • 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?

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Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.


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