Warwickshire Vision Support is extremely proud of its dedicated team of award winning volunteers.
With more than 240 individuals regularly committing their time and skills, we are able to provide a comprehensive service to our members. Our flexible approach enables you to chose when to volunteer and how many hours you wish to contribute. Whether it is a couple of hours a month or a couple of hours each day, we would love to hear from you.
To become a volunteer, all you need is enthusiasm and a desire to help and we'll give you all the training and support you need. We welcome people from all nationalities and backgrounds. Whoever you are and however you choose to volunteer, you’ll be part of a supportive community coming together to help visually impaired people across Warwickshire.
You will also:
- learn useful skills
- gain valuable work experience
- meet new people
- support your community
- share your knowledge
- make a real difference
Volunteer for Us
We will help you with transport costs so that you will not be out of pocket (currently 45 pence per mile). We are committed to supporting all of our volunteers and will provide role specific training where necessary. All volunteers will be provided with details of our policies and procedures and they can also be found on our Volunteer Documents page below. The training which we provide includes: Sight Loss Awareness, Safeguarding, First Aid, Moving People and Lone Working.
Volunteers who wish to support our Home/Reader Visitor Service or whose volunteering will be in an unsupervised environment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check in accordance with our policies and procedures.
If you would like to find out more about volunteering please call 01926 411 331 or complete our Contact Us form.