RNIB Occasional Group Helper - Scotland
Can you build a rapport with people and put them at ease? Do you enjoy offering an invaluable service to those recently diagnosed with sight loss? Our Looking Forward courses offer practical advice to people in your local area and we are looking for friendly volunteers to support our facilitators during the planned sessions.
What Will You Be Doing?
Create a friendly welcome; Link between group and staff
Meeting participants at the entrance or at local transport links.
Assisting with sighted guiding.
Helping to prepare and serve refreshments.
When will you be needed?
Location: In your local area - Ayr, Kilmarnock, Irvine, Perth, Angus, Dundee and Edinburgh City
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Interpersonal Skills; Excellent listening skills
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; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager