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RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers ...

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Community Volunteer

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Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB
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Summary

Our amazing Community Volunteers play a key role in connecting blind and partially sighted people, awareness-raising, tackling barriers to independence.

Detailed description

Our amazing Community Volunteers play a key role in connecting blind and partially sighted people, awareness-raising, tackling barriers to independence and fundraising for our work. Depending on your availability, training and interests, you will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following: • help run events and regular groups • give talks about sight loss, eye health, the work of RNIB and partners • help with local campaigns • organise fundraising events like store collections • attend information stalls and cheque presentations, and • make wellbeing calls to community members.


  • This role requires an enhanced criminal record check and 2 references.
  • Effective listening skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • An understanding of issues affecting blind / partially sighted people
  • Ability to digest information
  • 4 Hours per Event




What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB

RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers. We raise awareness of the experiences of blind and partially sighted people and campaign for change to make our society more accessible for all. We want to change our world so there are no barriers to people with sight loss.