RNIB Young People's Assistant Transitions Project - Edinburgh
Do you enjoy motivating and supporting other people? Our Transitions Team help young people with sight loss progress to further education and employment. We are looking for volunteers who can inspire, provide guidance and support visually impaired young people.
A PVG Scotland Adults and Children Criminal Record Check is required.
When will you be needed?
3 hours per event, flexible.
What Will You Be Doing?
One to one support and guiding; Help young people achieve objectives; Offer guidance with activities
Support Young People, Accompanying young people attend interviews, helping them in unfamiliar places, offering support at events and overnight residentials
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Be a positive role model; Enthusiasm, confidence and patience; Understand need for confidentiality
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; Working with young people
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Training as appropriate