Connect Community Volunteer

Our growing Connect community brings us together as blind and partially sighted people, alongside others who care about us. The Community is where we can enjoy the company of others, give and receive help, share stories and information, get inspired and encourage others. It also helps us to come together to raise public awareness of sight loss and challenge barriers to independence.

We have many different opportunities for your talents and interests. You can help organise or provide general assistance at activities and events, gather information, write news features or contact community members.

You can choose to help in any capacity and give as much or little time as you want organising, supporting and attending activities in your local area for blind and partially sighted people. Here are some things you can choose to do: organising or helping out at events, gathering and sharing information, writing news features, recording interviews, radio presenting and phoning community members.

Skills

Good communication skills; An understanding of issues affecting blind / partially sighted people.

What Will You Gain from the Role?  A chance to build a strong community; a chance to make a difference; new experiences and skills; work with a variety of people; work with people with sight loss.


Details

  • Age restrictions
    some opportunities 18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    with receipts
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    As appropriate
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

2 hours per week


Location

This opportunity has no specific location.


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