Childrens service helper

About Us: Vista changes lives. We are the leading charity working with children, young people, and adults with sight loss in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland


Responsibilities: ▪ To empower the children and young people ▪ To engage with children, young people, and families, taking part in activities as necessary ▪ To be reliable and have a genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of visually impaired people ▪ To help create a warm, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere Qualities and skills we are looking for: ▪ Good communication skills ▪ Enjoys meeting new people ▪ Good team player


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    This volunteering opportunity is suitable for volunteers aged 18 years and above
  • DBS check required
    subject to a DBS check and 2 references
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Training provided
    Visual Impairment Awareness training will be provided and take place at Vista- essential ▪ Safeguarding training- essential
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    We’re looking for volunteers to help with our children’s trips and activities during school holiday times, weekends, and evenings. We arrange some exciting and fun activities empowering young people with sight loss to grow in confidence and achieve their aspirations. This role involves assisting our children’s team in delivering a wide range of activities.

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 27/11/2021

End Date: 22/02/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No Yes Yes
Afternoon No No No No No Yes Yes
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Availability Details

Expected Commitment: Evenings, weekends, holiday time


Vista, 3rd Floor, 16 New Walk Leicester

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