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Person to update website/social media

Person to update website/social media
Vision Support Harrogate District
Description of the role:

We are a local independent charity offering lots of free services and activities to people in our District experiencing sight loss. We would like our services to be more accessible to people with sight loss and their families and friends, reaching out to more people, letting them know that we are here to help. While we are busy with our services and activities our website is falling behind, we have lots of great ideas for the website but unfortunately no time to bring them to life. That’s why we need you!

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

We are looking for someone who is creative and has lots of experience with websites and computers.
Reliable, trustworthy and friendly.

Practical information:

Flexible days or hours


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Vision Support Centre
23 East Parade
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 20.05.2020
Organisation Information

During the coronavirus outbreak, the following services are still running:
• The home visiting services has been temporarily replaced with telephone befriending. This service is available to anyone with sight loss who would like someone to talk to or who needs a little extra support. Vision Support members are also being telephone befriended.
• The sight loss help and advice line is available on 01423 565915. The team are able to help with understanding TV licence changes.
• Telephone appointments can be made with the ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer) for people new to sight loss and those who have recently been diagnosed with a serious eye condition. This service offers practical and emotional support.

The Centre is an independent, local charity that supports visually impaired people in Harrogate and the surrounding district. We seek to enable visually impaired adults from the age of 18 and above to live independently and provide opportunities to meet and interact with others. We offer Information technology training; provide advice on help that is available; information on visual impairments and have talking clocks. watches and other equipment to view and order if required
We run various craft and other groups (See the daily schedule) on a regular basis There are also opportunities to socialise, including meals out and excursions. In addition to activities in the Centre, we make home visits and run a telephone befriending service to help tackle social isolation.
Open Tuesday - Friday 9.30am - 4pm

Charity number: 211436