RNIB Sighted Guide - Northern Ireland
Do you have an outgoing and approachable personality? Are you confident in meeting new people? If you can commit to regular hours or you are keen to develop your skills and experience of working with blind and partially sighted people then this would be the ideal role for you.
This role requires an enhanced criminal record check.
What Will You Be Doing?
Acting as a sighted guide at events
Providing commentary and description of different social and cultural events
When will you be needed?
Location: Your local area.
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Interpersonal Skills; 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; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Regular updates; Training as appropriate; Sighted Guiding Training; Support from Volunteers and Staff