Action for Blind People Living with Sight Loss Course Helper - Preston

Recruiter
Location
Preston, Lancashire
Posted
02 Mar 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
8103
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Could you spare a few hours a week to enable people with sight loss to attend a wellbeing course? You can share your own experiences and support our co-ordinators to deliver this course. Contribute to group sessions where appropriate. You may guide people with sight loss, help with refreshments and room set up, and support clients to complete paperwork. Volunteers needed across Lancs.

What Will You Be Doing?
Sighted Guiding
Room set up
Meeting group members at an agreed location (e.g. bus stop) and guiding to the venue.
Serving refreshments
Supporting the group members to complete paper work and forms

When will you be needed?
Flexible

Location:
Action for Blind People, Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0LS
   
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Interpersonal Skills; Reliable, punctual and trustworthy; Willingness to work as part of a team; Willingness to work independently
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; Working with people with sight loss; Meeting new people; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Sighted Guiding Training; Support from Volunteers and Staff