Volunteer Support Assistant - Derry/Londonderry 10649

Closing date is: 
28 Mar 2017
Do you have good people skills and an eye for detail?

Do you have good people skills and an eye for detail? Are you available regularly to support a member of staff who has sight loss to carry out duties such as administration, managing mail, greeting customers, as well as assisting in organising and hosting a busy schedule of events? Then this varied role may be for you!

An Access NI Enhanced Criminal Record Check is required.
 
What Will You Be Doing?
Sighted Guiding
Acting as a sighted guide, providing sighted feedback,
communicating with customers, assisting with admin tasks, providing assistance to a staff member in co-ordinating a busy schedule, interacting positively with members of the RNIB community.
   
When will you be needed?
Four hours per week, flexible.

Location:
Derry/Londonderry office and surrounding area.

What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Interpersonal Skills; Reliable, punctual and trustworthy; Willingness to work as part of a team; Willingness to work independently
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; 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