VISPA Sighted Guide Volunteer

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We are looking for Sighted Guides to volunteer with us and do the following: 

 

  • Support the VISPA team in events and sports clubs that are part of the VISPA delivery plan

  • Provide sighted guide assistance to visually impaired people enabling them to participate in sport and physical activity

  • Provide feedback to the VISPA team on visually impaired people and their activity levels

  • Developing good relationships with visually impaired people, their friends and family and other volunteers, that promotes independence and knowledge sharing

  • Always maintain professional boundaries and adhere to safeguarding procedures

 

Skills, Attitudes and Experience needed

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Patience and flexibility

  • Able to undertake your role safely and effectively

  • An interest in sport, physical activity and wellbeing is beneficial but not essential

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Required Role

VISPA Sighted Guide Volunteer

Key responsibilities

Support the VISPA team in events and sports clubs that are part of the VISPA delivery plan Provide sighted guide assistance to visually impaired people enabling them to participate in sport and physical activity Provide feedback to the VISPA team on visually impaired people and their activity levels Developing good relationships with visually impaired people, their friends and family and other volunteers, that promotes independence and knowledge sharing Always maintain professional boundaries and adhere to safeguarding procedures

Desirable Skills

  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical
  • Teaching and training
  • Opportunity and Recognition

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once every two months

Start Date: 06-01-2020

Start Time: 12:00 AM

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Location

Liverpool, UK
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