RNIB (Fife)

RNIB (Fife)

Charity registered in Scotland SC039316

We're RNIB and we're here for everyone affected by sight loss. Our practical and emotional support can help people who are blind, partially sighted or losing their sight, face the future with confidence.
We provide emotional support, advice, access to technology and ways to continue reading as well as campaigning and advice on staying in work.
We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities within Edinburgh & The Lothians and across Scotland, including: Befriending; Driving; Gardening Support; Social Activities; Art & Crafts; Technology Support; Sighted Guide Companion Walker; Fundraising; IT Learning Support: Children & Young People's Support and Welfare Benefits Rights.


Current opportunity

Volunteers are needed to assist with the monthly Carer's Cafe in Kirkcaldy. This is a cafe for parents and carers as well as people with complex needs who can use the facilities along with attending the cafe. Volunteers would help in the cafe kitchen chatting to & providing company to visitors, serving snacks, clearing and cleaning tables and keeping the kitchen area tidy. You may also be asked to support external events such as fun days or Christmas parties. The cafe is fully accessible for blind people and people with complex needs and learning disabilities and is held on the last Saturday of each month. It's within the day centre so parents and carers can enjoy the cafe while the people they support can use the activity rooms or enjoy the cafe too. Volunteers are also needed who could support in the cafe as well as help with activities such as arts & crafts or music. You would be guided by the cafe coordinator in this respect but any ideas would be welcome.

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Absolutely Brilliant Books

Jackie Brown lives in Dunbar and is a fundraiser for RNIB Scotland. It was in 1998 when she went into hospital to have a lung removed that Jackie Brown began to have problems with her vision. Books were becoming increasingly difficult to read and she knew something was wrong. It … Read more

Call a halt to shared spaces in Scotland

RNIB Scotland Director, James Adams, calls on the Scottish Government to review their guidance on shared spaces. In recent years the investment in developing our city and town centres to improve the streetscape and boost local economies has been welcome. Not least the considerabl… Read more

Taking on the Kiltwalk

Amanda was part of the team who took on the Aberdeen Kiltwalk in June. Here she’s written about her experience and why she would encourage others to take part in fundraising events. Picture shows Amanda, Jane, Daniel, Angela and Annette posing behind an oversized picture frame w… Read more

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