Social Group Helper (Braunstone)

  • Location Braunstone
  • Hours One day (Thursday) a month, from 10am to 3.30pm

We are looking for someone reliable with a genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of visually impaired people. To assist the group facilitator in providing friendship, support and encouragement to people living with sight loss.

Responsibilities:

  • To help create a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere
  • To make and serve early morning refreshments, laying tables, serving meals and helping to clear away afterwards
  • To socialise with members of the group, taking part in activities as necessary
  • To perform some guiding such as to and from transport as required
  • To be reliable and have a genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of visually impaired people.

Qualities and skills we are looking for:

  • Good people and communication skills
  • Enjoys meeting new people
  • Good team player.

Support provided for you:

  • Visual Impairment Awareness training will be provided and take place at Vista
  • Other training, such as Health & Safety, as identified
  • Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.

This volunteering opportunity is subject to a DBS check and 2 references.

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