Our valued volunteers continue to be central to our work

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Helping others makes you feel valued and with the wide variety of volunteering opportunities available at Sight Concern, there is bound to be something for you. We’ll find you a role to match your own needs and lifestyle.

We want to make sure you get the most out of your volunteering time, so we aim for a vibrant volunteering environment with lots of opportunities.

You will:

  • Meet new people
  • Make new friends
  • Feel part of a team
  • Widen your own social activities

It’s all about:

  • Gaining new skills, confidence and experience
  • Developing existing skills and knowledge
  • Enhancing your CV
  • Improving your employment prospects
  • Using your professional skills and knowledge to benefit others who are in need

Maybe you want to give something back or have a desire to make a difference to the lives of others? Perhaps you have a busy lifestyle and want some quality time away from it? Do you have a hobby which you could share with someone?

Individually and collectively, our volunteers really brighten the lives of the people they meet. A small contribution of your time can make a huge difference in helping us reach more people. You’ll find more stories about the many and varied roles our volunteers do on our blogs.https://www.sightconcern.co.uk/news-and-events/

Volunteer for Sight Concern ……give a little and you’ll get an awful lot back!

We’d love you to join us! Please call us on 01905 723245 and ask to speak to Cat Mackenzie (our Volunteer Coordinator) or e-mail c.stokowska@sightconcern.co.uk

Josie, one of our volunteers says” I love volunteering at Sight Concern, I look forward to going every week, they do an amazing job helping blind and partially sighted people learn how to do things differently and get their confidence back”.

“I look forward to the call on that day, to that few minutes. And to know there’s someone out there who cares.”

“I live in an isolated location and I couldn’t do without my volunteer”

“My volunteer is invaluable – her visits have made me less introspective, not so bored and brooding”

“My volunteer is great help with telephoning food orders and labelling packets”.

Sight Loss Support Groups – March

Due to Corona Virus (COVID -19) there are no groups/activities taking place at the moment, please contact 01905 723 245 if you have any queries.Are you new to sight loss and looking for local advice about how to make everyday tasks easier?Or are you someone who has...

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Craft Group Knits for Australian Wildlife

The craft group is an independent group that meets on Tuesday mornings 10-12, at The Bradbury Centre, Worcester. They have been putting their knitting skills to good use by making comfort pouches and wrap around bird blankets, for the injured wildlife...

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Sight Loss Support Groups – February

Are you new to sight loss and looking for local advice about how to make everyday tasks easier? Or are you someone who has lived with sight loss for many years and is interested in learning new things? Or are you a family member or friend wanting to know how best...

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BBC In Touch Programme

Jenny Gage ,CEO and Shirley Sheridan, client and trustee, visited the BBC studios to be interviewed by Peter White for the BBC In Touch Programme. The interview highlighted the difference that local sight loss charities, such as Sight Concern, make in the lives of...

Sight Loss Support Groups – January

Are you new to sight loss and looking for local advice about how to make everyday tasks easier?Or are you someone who has lived with sight loss for many years and is interested in learning new things?Or are you a family member or friend wanting to know how best to...

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Sight Loss Support Groups – December

Are you new to sight loss and looking for local advice about how to make everyday tasks easier?Or are you someone who has lived with sight loss for many years and is interested in learning new things?Or are you a family member or friend wanting to know...

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Sight Concern Worcestershire

The Bradbury Centre, 2 Sansome Walk, Worcester, WR1 1LH

Registered Charity: 1136716
Company number: 07258623