RNIB Connect Community Lead (available only to blind and partially sighted people)

Type of opportunity

Community Support and Campaigning
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You can help build a connected community by sharing your particular skills and enthusiasm to reach and inspire other people with sight loss.

You will give encouragement, exchange knowledge and information, reach out and connect to those who are isolated, create enjoyable opportunities that will help us grow in confidence and build public awareness of what it’s like living with little or no sight.

You can choose what you want to do, how much time you want to give and focus on the things you enjoy doing, whether in your local area, wider region or even nationally.


South West, South East, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire/Humber, Scotland, Wales

Where based?

Your Local Area

What you will be doing?

Build local links, Attend local and regional events, Organising, supporting and attending activities in your local area for blind and partially sighted people.
Using technology skills or moderating online, Raising awareness of living with sight loss, Research, Writing, Public speaking, Contributing to leadership groups, Encourage/coach others to play an active community role. Phone community members

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • An understanding of issues affecting blind / partially sighted people

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Work with a variety of people
  • New experiences and skills
  • A chance to build a strong community

What support will be given?

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

When will you be needed?


How often will I be needed?

2 hours
Per Week

Apply now or register your interest to find out more.