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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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Occasional Helper with sighted guiding

Occasional Helper with sighted guiding

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Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB
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Summary

This flexible opportunity puts you at the heart of supporting blind and partially sighted people.

Detailed description

This flexible opportunity puts you at the heart of supporting blind and partially sighted people. You could help with: • sighted guiding / giving practical help to individuals so they can take part in events; • supporting volunteers with sight loss with their volunteering activities; • awareness-raising and campaigning on issues that affect those living with little or no sight; • fundraising so we can continue to offer our amazing services and tackle social injustice. Whether its cheering at a challenge event, helping at an information stand or store collection, guiding guests at an event, or something else, you can choose to get involved based on your availability and interests. In applying for / signing up for this role you agree to be contacted when we are seeking volunteers to help with an event / activity in relation to this role description. We will contact you via a communication method for which you have given consent.


  • 3 Hours per Event
  • This role requires 2 references.
  • Effective listening skills
  • Good communication skills
  • An understanding of issues affecting blind / partially sighted people
  • Ability to digest information



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.