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Community Supporter (Groups)

About this opportunity

Opportunity ID


Opportunity type

Supporting Groups


Join our amazing volunteer team to make a real difference to people living with sight loss. You’ll be supporting people to come together in a group setting, to benefit from each other’s company, knowledge and encouragement, leading to reduced isolation, stronger networks of support, and new friendships. You can support with either local and regional telephone groups or face-to-face groups. What you’ll be doing: • Meeting and greeting group members on arrival or joining virtually. • Creating a warm and welcoming environment. • Supporting group conversations. • Assisting with group activities (if appropriate). What you’ll gain from the role: • An opportunity to give something back. • A chance to build a strong community. • A sense of achievement through the difference you make. • A chance to be part of a team of like-minded people • An opportunity to develop and explore different roles with RNIB, including our internal job vacancies. In return for donating your time we will provide: • A rewarding experience. • A great Induction and training. • A supportive manager. • Regular updates and catchups. • Expenses. • An opportunity to connect with other volunteers. If you have any questions or are unsure if this role is right for you, please email [email protected], or call 0303 123 99 99 (option 4 then 2).

How often will I be needed?

  • 4 Hours per Week

Key requirements

  • 1 reference Criminal record check



  • Scotland

Who this opportunity will suit

Minimum age

  • You must be at least 16 years old to apply

What skills and experience are needed?

  • • An interest in group or community work. • A sociable personality. • A commitment to working towards a society where people with sight loss are equal participants.
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