- Organisation Name
- guide dogs
- Title of role
- My Guide Volunteer
- Number of volunteer places available
Become a My Guide by helping us support the 180,000 blind and partially sighted people who never leave home alone.
Come along and be trained (for FREE) to guide a blind or visually impaired person, enabling them to gain confidence and access the local community
Community My Guide’s support blind and visually impaired people, to access their community; enabling confidence, independence and the opportunity to take part in activities or personal development.
After training, the volunteer provides a time limited commitment to support someone needing help, and in agreement with the service users needs.
This is not a full time long term commitment and the skills gained can easily be transferred and are fully endorsed and accredited.
Annie Reed Road
Various areas dependant on need in that area.
- What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
Full Training will be given and expenses covered for travel.
- Personal qualities and requirements
Personal qualities and requirements:
Friendly and approachable, good communicator, good interpersonal skills, flexible, forward thinking, working as part of a team, loves a challenge.
- Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
Skills the volunteer will learn or develop:
Support Guide Dogs to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that enable blind and partially-sighted people to enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.
An understanding of how the different parts of Guide Dogs work
An opportunity to build experience for your CV.
Please contact Guide dogs for availability in your area.
Application process for volunteers: What are the steps from application to starting their volunteering?
Complete application form,
Ongoing training as necessary,
- Additional Info
Contact: Samantha Bradley
Email: [email protected]
Please tell them you saw the opportunity on the Hull Sudent Website Thank you
- Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) required
- A Disclosure and Barring Service check is required