My Guide volunteers deliver guiding and support to visually impaired (VI) people of Sheffield. This enables and encourages VI people to access and take part in activities that they have been unable to access before; free training is provided with on going support and supervision.
What skills do I need?
Good communication skills; the availability and ability to undertake training; ability to take instruction from service user.
What will I gain?
Volunteers will gain experience in sensory impairment; will gain skills in sighted guiding and visual awareness; will have the opportunities to access activities they may otherwise might not have accessed before.
Training and support
Full training in Visual Impairment Awareness and Sighted/Non sighted Guiding.
On going support and supervision.
Available for 6 months with an input of 2-4 hours each week.
DBS (criminal records) check
Varying locations across Sheffield