My Guide (Volunteer Sighted Guide) Guide Dogs

Voluntary Position only:
• Undertake training to become a My Guide volunteer
• Set time-limited goals with a blind or partially-sighted person based on the aims of My Guide Dogs
• Provide sighted guide support for set activities to meet the goals of the blind or partially sighted person
• Develop a good relationship with a blind or partially sighted person, their friends and family and other volunteers that promotes independence and knowledge sharing
• Establish and adhere to appropriate social contact and personal boundaries
• Support referral or access to local services and facilities for blind and partially sighted people
• Demonstrate the sighted guiding technique to friends, colleagues and other interested people
• Provide feedback on progress and any issues that arise to the volunteer manager
• Provide the My Guide role at agreed times/location

Location: | Organisation: My Guide (Guide Dogs)

Hours: Approx 2-3 per week

Benefits:
Providing support to Guide Dogs to enable it to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people. An opportunity to build experience for your CV.

Closing date: 10-10-2019

How to get involved:
Register online: website: www.guidedogs.org.uk If problems or want to speak to someone first: Contact: Alan Precious MyGuide Volunteer Manager Tel: 0118 9838753 Mobile: 07900135926 The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Unit 3, Annie Reed Road Beverley HU17 0LF website: www.guidedogs.org.uk Follow us on Twitter @gdhumberlincs www.facebook.com/YorkLincsEastYorkshireMobilityTeam

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