Volunteering vacancies

Our volunteers are important in helping us to carry out our life-changing work. Your skills, experience and enthusiasm are a huge part of everything we do.

Volunteering with Vista can benefit you too - developing skills, gaining confidence, demonstrating your commitment, building your experience, meeting new people and knowing that you are making a difference to local people with sight loss.

There are many ways you can be involved - in our social groups, with our charity shops, fundraising events, and more.

Take a look at the opportunities currently available, and if you’re interested please get in touch with our Volunteer Coordinator, or complete an application form.

To see our one-off volunteering opportunities, please visit our Volunteering Events page.

We're currently looking for

Friendship Buddy

  • Location Leicester and within your community
  • Hours half a day a week

Give and Take project provides one to one support for older people 50+. We offer services that include; travel buddy, home buddy and shopping buddy.

These services help older people feel more confident travelling to places and doing tasks like shopping. Give and Take also accompany people to social groups within their local area.

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Community Explorer

  • Location Leicester and within your community
  • Hours Flexible

Leicester Ageing Together (LAT) is developing creative ways for people aged over 50 to be actively involved in their local communities, helping to combat social isolation and loneliness.
LAT is working with Vista and Leicester Vaughan College to support our Community Explorers.

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Children's services Volunteer

  • Location Based in Leicestershire
  • Hours Flexible

We’re looking for volunteers to help with our children’s trips and activities during school holidays times. Help us to arrange some exciting and fun activities and challenges empowering young people with sight loss to grow in confidence.
You could research and arrange these with us or could volunteer to attend and assist young people in the activities.
We need reliable, enthusiastic and positive individuals who would like to make a difference to the lives of young people with sight loss.

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General Office Volunteer

  • Location Vista Head Office 16 New Walk, Leicester LE1 6UB
  • Hours half a day a week

We are looking for enthusiastic people who would like to develop their office and administration skills to support Vista in our Head Office.

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Office Telephone Support

  • Location Vista House 3rd Floor, 16 New Walk, Leicester LE1 6UB
  • Hours half a day a week

We are looking for enthusiastic people who would like to develop their office and administration skills to support our telephone helpline at Vista in our Head Office.

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