Price Free
Category Other Charity & Voluntary
Published date 16/11/2016
Views 310
Country United Kingdom


Are you a good listener? We need you to facilitate one of our weekly telephone groups that offer blind and partially sighted people the opportunity to socialise with others. You will contribute to the group to ensure that all participants feel comfortable and that the group conversations run smoothly.

This is a telephone-based role that you can do from home.

What Will You Be Doing?

Listening to the group conversation

Making appropriate contributions

Creating a friendly and welcoming atmosphere thus encouraging all participants to feel comfortable taking part

Being the link between the group and the RNIB Talk and Support team

When will you be needed?

One hour per week - flexible

Mon am; Mon pm; Tues am; Tues pm; Wed am; Wed pm; Thurs am; Thurs pm; Fri am; Fri pm


Home based, over the telephone (this role requires you to have a landline telephone).

What Skills/Experience Are Needed?

Good verbal communication skills; Work with wide range of people; Empathy with partially sighted people; Good listening skills

What Will You Gain from the Role?

A chance to make a difference; Working with people with sight loss; New experiences and skills

What Support Will You Be Given?

Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Training as appropriate

Name: RNIB Group Volunteering Team


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    RNIB Group Volunteering Team

    Location: southampton - United Kingdom

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