Volunteer on the bus

You will be providing information about sight loss, no day is the same! You will be based outside community centres, leisure centres, libraries and shopping centres travelling in our Bus across different locations within the city and county.

Skills

Responsibilities: To engage with people within the community who may be at risk of losing their sight. To help deliver information about the prevention of sight loss. Offer opportunities to access support within the local communities. To promote Vista in community and events and to publicise our valuable services. Help to maintain the tidiness of the bus and keep leaflets and information up to date and support admin tasks. Qualities and skills we are looking for: Do you like being outdoors? Are you good at talking to people Are you friendly and enthusiastic? We will train you to talk about sight loss and use eye screening equipment We will help to develop your skills and experiences Support provided for you: Visual Impairment Awareness Training will be provided and take place at Vista Regular newsletters, updates and news from the Volunteer Manager at Vista Other training as identified Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs Training on products and services offered by Vista. We hope that by becoming a volunteer you: Feel rewarded and empowered Increase your own self confidence Develop your language and communication skills Meet new and interesting people Develop new skills and share your knowledge and skills Learn new skills that could be helpful for future employment opportunities or further learning

Details

  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

Flexible to suit you


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