RNIB Occasional Group Helper - Scotland

Recruiter
Location
Scotland
Posted
09 Mar 2017
Closes
09 Jun 2017
Ref
8199
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

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?
Flexible

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