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Change a life in 2022 - volunteers needed to support people living with sight loss.


We are looking for reliable volunteers who would like to support people living with sight loss to become more independently mobile and build up their confidence in getting about in their local community.
With even a couple of hours per week you could make a HUGE impact to a person living with sight loss.  Your assistance will help them to achieve their goals and access local services and facilities.

Our My Sighted Guide service trains volunteers to correctly guide someone with vision impairment. The lengths of partnerships vary from 6 weeks to 12months+ and your availability and interests will be matched with a suitable service user.  With your support they will learn to navigate environments and grow in self-confidence – all whilst increasing social interaction for  those who may not otherwise wish to leave their home alone.
REQUIREMENTS:  this role is for over 18s.  2 references are needed and we will carry out a DBS check if  you do not already have one.
TRAINING: you will received sighted guide and safeguarding training as well as an induction into the Guide Dogs charity.  Full support is given to you once in role to provide you with a great volunteering experience.
HOW TO APPLY: please visit our website - www.guidedogs.org.uk/volunteering
If you have any questions feel free to contact Tim, our My Sighted Guide Volunteer Manager at tim.seamark-coope@guidedogs.org.uk

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