Action for Blind People Living with Sight Loss Course Helper - Preston
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?
Room set up
Meeting group members at an agreed location (e.g. bus stop) and guiding to the venue.
Supporting the group members to complete paper work and forms
When will you be needed?
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