RNIB Befriender - Edinburgh and the Lothians

Recruiter
Location
Edinburgh and the Lothians
Posted
02 Mar 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
4872
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Are you friendly, patient and able to build a good rapport with people? We are looking for volunteers to visit blind and partially sighted people in their homes. You will help with small tasks such as reading correspondence and spend time with them on a regular basis so they feel less isolated and retain their independence.
   
What Will You Be Doing?

Visit people in their home; Having a chat and providing company; Read mail, magazines, etc.; Assisting with personal correspondence
   
When will You be needed?
Flexible

Location:

Edinburgh and the Lothians

What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
A caring and friendly nature; Good Communication skills; Good listening skills; Organised, friendly and enthusiastic; Reliable
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to give something back; Working with a variety of people; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager
 

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