Clyde Shopmobility

Charity registered in Scotland SC034635

Shopmobility is a service that helps all people who consider themselves to have mobility problems (whether through disability, illness or injury) to continue to get around city and town centres independently, with freedom, confidence and dignity.

Current opportunities

To support, for an agreed period of time, a blind or partially sighted person, supporting safe negotiation of the environment, building confidence and developing links to the local community, whilst maintaining dignity and promoting independence. What does the role involve? Undertake training to become a Sighted Guide volunteer Provide sighted guide support for set activities to meet the goals of the blind or partially sighted person Develop a good relationship with a blind or partially sighted person, their friends and family and other volunteers that promotes independence and knowledge sharing Establish and adhere to appropriate social contact and personal boundaries Support referral or access to local services and facilities for blind and partially sighted people Demonstrate the sighted guiding technique to friends, colleagues and people who are blind or partially sighted Provide feedback on progress and any issues that arise to the Volunteer Coordinator Provide the Sighted Guide role at agreed times/location

Are you the friendly chatty type? We are looking for someone to welcome our customers with a friendly smile and assist them with their visit. You will be the first point of contact for all our customers, providing a helpful, welcoming, and friendly greeting. Our Front of House volunteers greet and engage with visitors, as well as helpful directions to our different facilities we have on offer. You will have a vital role in helping to create a warm welcome for all our visitors to ensure that they have an interesting and enjoyable visit.

Would you like to use your skills in admin and broaden your experience while making a difference? We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised volunteer to provide admin support in our friendly office environment. This would include tasks like keeping accurate records of memberships and updating details, log new membership details on to our system, logging the times in/out of scooters for our members.

Do you like fixing things? This may be the role for you. You will be assisting us with minor repairs and basic maintenance to our scooters, including wiping down scooters and checking all equipment, Store, charge and inspect the scooters, replacing batteries, tightening up screws etc. And to report any defects to the manager.