Volunteering Opportunities

Wiltshire Sight values and appreciates the contribution our Volunteers make to the association. Volunteers are either office or community based and undertake many different roles.  All volunteers will be asked to provide references and DBS checks will be required for some roles.
If you think you might be suitable for any of these roles or would like to know more please contact us on 01380 739113 or email our Volunteer Co-ordinator at cneal@wiltshiresight.org.

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Devizes Friday Activity Group Assistant

Our weekly Friday group take part in a variety of activities including crafts, painting, knitting, quiz’s and board games. We need support with the general running of this group on a weekly basis every Friday. Experience working with those with challenges would be advantageous.

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Activity Club Assistant in Swindon

We require someone to assist one of our Sight Advisors at our drop-ins in Swindon and Wroughton, the Swindon drop-in which is at the Tesco Community Room on the second Wednesday of each month from 10.30am – 12pm and the Wroughton drop-in on the first Monday of each month at Wroughton Library, from 10.30am – 12.30pm. Duties would include: making refreshments, having a chat and mostly just making the visually impaired that come to the drop-in feel welcome.

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Part-time Maintenance Support

Wiltshire Sight’s building and grounds, like any property require maintenance. Occasionally we need support with: assembling furniture, gardening, DIY and general maintenance.

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Collection Box Coordinators

Help support our fundraising campaign on a local level by joining our community fundraising team as a collection box coordinator. Role involves: building relationships with local retailers and front line staff to ensure our collection boxes gets the best spot in the house; on a regular basis collect, accurately record and bank these donations; alongside your community fundraising manager you will agree a plan to regularly collect and bank money; investigate new venues for collection boxes and future opportunities for community fundraising. Good communication skills. A full driving licence with the use of own car would be an advantage, both to cover the area and to help carry money to the bank, which occasionally can be heavy. Good knowledge of the local area. Friendly, confident and outgoing with good organisational and planning skills.