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 Development Manager, or complete an application form.

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

We're currently looking for

Volunteer Driver

  • Location Various locations around Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
  • Hours 2 days a week but flexible from 9.00 -1.00pm
  • Pay Voluntary

We are urgently looking for a driver for our Vista Bus. You will be driving to numerous locations within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
helping us to reach remote locations and increase awareness about visual impairment.

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Volunteer Driver for the Information Bus

  • Location Van kept at our New Wycliffe Home, 111 Gleneagles Avenue, Leicester LE4 7YJ
  • Hours 2 days a week but flexible from 9.00am - 1.00pm

We are looking for a driver to drive the Vista bus to numerous locations within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Helpline Line Volunteer

  • Location Vista Head Office, 16 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TF
  • Hours At least half a day per 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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Digital Companion

  • Location Leicester. Remote/home based with a view of face-to-face support in the future
  • Hours Couple of hours a week

We’re looking for Digital Companions to support people aged 50+ by helping them find out more about technology.

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Digital Dynamo Volunteer

  • Location Within their local communities in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
  • Hours Half a day a week

We’re looking for Digital Dynamo's to support people with sight loss by helping them find out more about technology. They will advise and train the people we support in the use of technology and equipment.

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Virtual Activities Volunteer

  • Location Across Leicestershire - You can do this role from home if you are able to join into a group session over the phone or over Zoom/ Teams
  • Hours Sessions usually run twice a week

You will help encourage people to use technology, by providing online activities and community connections for older people with sight loss who can no longer attend activities in person, either due to COVID-19 restrictions or other health concerns.

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