Royal National Institute of Blind People

Charity registered in Scotland SC039316

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.


Current opportunities

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.

This flexible opportunity puts you at the heart of supporting blind and partially sighted people. You could help with: * sighted guiding / giving practical help to individuals so they can take part in events; * supporting volunteers with sight loss with their volunteering activities; * awareness-raising and campaigning on issues that affect those living with little or no sight; * fundraising so we can continue to offer our amazing services and tackle social injustice. Whether its cheering at a challenge event, helping at an information stand or store collection, guiding guests at an event, or something else, you can choose to get involved based on your availability and interests.

Experienced volunteers who have taken on a leadership role, our Community Lead Volunteers bring people together, raise awareness, support other volunteers, tackle barriers to independence and fundraise 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: • host events and regular groups • give talks about sight loss, eye health, the work of RNIB and partners • design and deliver local campaigns • lead and train groups of volunteers • organise fundraising events like store collections • attend information stalls and cheque presentations, and • make wellbeing calls to community members.

This flexible opportunity puts you at the heart of supporting blind and partially sighted people in your area. You could help with: * Assisting groups of blind and partially sighted people; * Awareness-raising and campaigning on issues that affect those living with little or no sight; * Fundraising so we can continue to offer our amazing services and tackle social injustice. Whether its cheering at a challenge event, helping at an information stand or store collection, welcoming guests at an event, or something else, you can choose to get involved based on your availability and interests.