Type of opportunity

Community Support and Campaigning
Opportunity -12055

This flexible opportunity puts you at the heart of supporting blind and partially sighted people in your area. You could help with:

• Assisting groups of blind and partially sighted people;
• awareness-raising and campaigning on issues that affect those living with little or no sight;
• fundraising so we can continue to offer our amazing services and tackle social injustice.

Whether its cheering at a challenge event, helping at an information stand or store collection, welcoming guests at an event, or something else, you can choose to get involved based on your availability and interests.

In applying for / signing up for this role you agree to be contacted when we are seeking volunteers to help with an activity / tasks in relation to this role description. We will contact you via a communication method for which you have given consent.

Region

North West, North East, Yorkshire/Humber

Where based?

Your Local Area

Additional location information

We are actively recruiting throughout all of Yorkshire, Humber and the North East. North West volunteer recruitment is presently restricted to Chorley and Blackpool

What you will be doing?

Attend local and regional events, Organising, supporting and attending activities in your local area for blind and partially sighted people.
IT skills a bonus

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Effective listening skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to digest information

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to give something back
  • A chance to make a difference
  • Meeting new people
  • A chance to build a strong community
  • A sense of achievement

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Expenses
  • Regular updates
  • Supervision and help from your Manager
  • Training as appropriate

When will you be needed?

Flexible

How often will I be needed?

3 hours
Per Event

Criminal Record Check Information

This role does not require a criminal record check

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.