My Guide

Paired with someone with similar interests, for a pre-agreed period of time, you will provide a safe, guiding arm to support someone with sight loss to do the sociable fun things that will help them live life to the fullest. This can include activities ranging from a cuppa and chat, to swimming, the gym, knit and natter, theatre, sports events to visiting areas of local interest.

Skills

• Friendly and happy to have a go at different activities

• Like chatting to people and getting out and about

• Sensitive to the needs and feelings of others

• Experience of people with sight loss is an advantage but not essential; full training is given before you can be matched with your partner


Details

  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 18/12/2017

End Date: 31/05/2022

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