Social Activities - Northern Ireland 5440

Closing date is: 
21 Mar 2017
We are looking for warm, polite and caring Social Activity Volunteers to assist at fortnightly meetings. Help blind and partially sighted people to gain independence and confidence whilst networking with others in their community at group meetings, activi

We are looking for warm, polite and caring Social Activity Volunteers to assist at fortnightly meetings. Help blind and partially sighted people to gain independence and confidence whilst networking with others in their community at group meetings, activities and events.

This role requires an enhanced criminal record check

What Will You Be Doing? Assist passengers in and out of vehicle; Sighted Guiding Acting as a sighted guide at group meetings, activities and events Assisting RNIB staff and volunteers to provide refreshments to attendees Helping to plan various activities and events Booking a variety of speakers to attend the meetings

When will you be needed? Flexible

Location: Your Local Area     What Skills/Experience Are Needed? Good Interpersonal Skills; Willingness to work as part of a team; Willingness to work independently; Reliability, enthusiasm and patience     What Will You Gain from the Role? A chance to make a difference; Experience in a care setting; Working with a variety of people; Working with people with sight loss; Meeting new people; New experiences and skills     What Support Will You Be Given? Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Regular updates; Training as appropriate; Sighted Guiding Training; Support from Volunteers and Staff