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My Guide

My Guide
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Description of the role:

My Guide is a great service to increase your own personal skills and to have the opportunity to help people with a visual impairment. Within the role, you are partnered with a visually impaired individual based on similar interests. Amongst yourselves you agree on a activity plan, which you then partake in for a couple of hours once a fortnight. By doing this you are increasing their confidence to go out in the community and giving them the opportunity to do things they previously could not do. This is also a great opportunity for you to socialise with new people and perhaps to do different activities. Before commencing the role full training is provided after a reference and DBS check is completed. All out of pocket expenses are given within limit.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Interpersonal
Non-discriminatory
Non-judgemental
Team Work

Practical information:

- 2 to 3 hours fortnightly
- Safeguarding and sighted guide training given
- All travel expenses paid for


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Age 17+
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Address
Shire View, 72 Headingley Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS6 2DJ
Last updated: 20.05.2020
Organisation Information

Losing your sight shouldn't mean losing independence. Guide Dogs is a charity that provides services to help people living with sight loss to maintain or improve independence. We offer a range of services including guide dogs, sighted guide training for friends and family, and My Guide which is our sighted guiding service.

Charity number: 209617