Mexborough, South Yorkshire
Job description

Our member Chloe lives with family and she is looking for a like minded person to join in her and take part in fun activities.


She is an active member of her community and enjoys taking part in a variety of activities but wants someone to come along and enjoy this with her. Anything goes from swimming to playing pool, bowls to socialising.


Chloe would like a volunteer driver with their own car who can assist her within her daily, fun, busy schedule on Mondays and Tuesdays.


Chloe communicates with BSL level 2 and therefore you would need experience of communicating to British Sign Language Level 2 or more.


She has no night vision, balance issues and headaches as a result of Ushers and would require guiding.


Can you make a difference to Chloe’s life?



What will you get out of it?


It's a direct way to make a difference to a deafblind person’s life
You will be supporting a great cause, while giving something back to your community
You will build a new friendship and have the opportunities to learn new skills
We will offer you full training, support and guidance throughout your volunteering experience with Deafblind UK
Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses such as mileage or public transport costs.


Qualities and Skills we are looking for:


  • We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable Volunteers
  • Good communication skills, particularly with regard to conversational skills
  • To be reliable and have a genuine interest to make a difference in  lives of deafblind people
  • Patience and a warm and friendly attitude

What will we ask for in return?


A regular commitment of one weekly visit – usually 1-3 hours
We will need to undertake two references and a DBS check before this role can start
You will need to be over the age of 18 years to apply for this role



Then we want to hear from you...


Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and complete the short application form

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Posted on: 12 August 2019
Closed date: 10 November 2019
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker