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Health and social care | Disability | People and communities | Disability

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Location: London Borough of Harrow, Harrow, HA3 (see map)

Travel: Harrow & Wealdstone station. Salvatorian College / St Joseph's Church bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Visiting a person with sight loss within their own home
  • Befriending someone and enriching their lives
  • Helping someone with a visual impairment to stay independent
  • Reading mail and/or correspondance
  • organising
  • Possible light shopping or taking someone out for a walk
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What impact will this have?

  • By helping someone with sight loss stay independent
  • by providing social contact to someone who may otherwise be isolated
  • by befriending someone and enriching their life

When are you needed?

Options available:
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Commitment

  • At least one hour per week

What else do I need to know?

  • Our volunteers regularly give their time to help people with sight loss
  • Volunteers cover all ages and a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and experience
  • Whether you're retired,unemployed or in full time employment, if you can commit to at least an hour a week, then we'd love to have you on our team

Expenses

  • Expenses can be claimed at the end of each month for travel to/from clients

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Academic
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Listening
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Empathy, Compassion, Friendliness, Enthusiasm
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Professional
  • Administration

Training

  • Half day training at our head office in Stanmore

Location

London Borough of Harrow, Harrow, HA3

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