Tower Hamlets Community Project Volunteers

"The courses at the community project have helped me relax and re-join society"

The role:

This volunteer role covers 1 day a week (expenses paid)

BlindAid are running a community project in Southwark, offering a wide variety of support programmes to blind and visually impaired people, based at the Osamni Centre, 58 Underwood Rd, London E1 5AW.  The project runs on Wednesdays between 10am – 3pm.

Volunteers will have responsibility for greeting and helping to guide Service Users around the facility, assisting service users during classes and liaising with the Community Project Coordinator.

Due to the current covid-19 pandemic, we are currently looking for volunteers who would like to support isolated, visually impaired Londoners over the phone and we will be restarting our community projects as soon as is safe to do so.

We are currently looking for volunteers who would like to support isolated, visually impaired Londoners over the phone 

If you would like to help, please contact Elaine, our volunteer coordinator on:

0207 403 6184

emccann@blindaid.org.uk

The person:

You have excellent conversational/interpersonal skills, sensitivity and a strong commitment to the welfare of others. You are courteous, reliable and completely trustworthy.

How To Apply:

  • Please contact us on 0207 403 6184 or cferguson@blindaid.org.uk if you would like to discuss this opportunity.

  • Sighted guide and Visual Impairment awareness training will be provided by BlindAid.