Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Telford

Volunteer Sighted Guides

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Opportunity Description

My Sighted Guide is a service we offer that allows volunteers to become sighted guides. You will undergo training and learn to safely guide someone with sight loss, navigating environments and building self-confidence and increasing social interaction; whilst maintaining dignity and promoting independence.

What does sighted guiding involve? 

- Provide sighted guide assistance on a regular basis to people living with sight loss – you will be matched with a suitable partner.

- Agree on when and where you will provide the sighted guide, as part of a mutually agreed activity plan.

- You must undertake all elements of My Sighted Guide training (approximately two days).

- Always maintain professional boundaries and adhere to safeguarding procedures.

- Approx.3 hours per week but variable per needs of individual. 


This role requires that you have an Enhanced Disclosure. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Patience and flexibility - Able to undertake your role safely and effectively - Act in a non-judgemental way, without discrimination

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- Sighted Guide training and certificate upon completion of training

- Guide Dogs safeguarding training

- Ongoing support from the My Guide team

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