Community Volunteer - 12066

  • VO89201


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.

Organisation aims and objectives

RNIB Scotland provides practical support, advice, products and services to anyone living with sight loss. Community Fundraising division ensures that RNIB continues to provide this quality service by raising awareness and valuable funds within local communities.

Frequency and commitment details

4 hours per event

Restrictions

This role requires membership of the PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Scheme (Adults).
Experience required: * Effective listening skills * Good communication skills * Good organisational skills * An understanding of issues affecting blind / partially sighted people * Ability to digest information
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes