Employment Support Volunteer
Applications from Blind or Partially Sighted people will be welcome.
RNIB estimates 66% of working age blind and partially sighted people are unemployed. Can you use your skills and experience to help someone with a visual impairment to overcome barriers to work?
We are looking for volunteers who can inspire, challenge, guide and support visually impaired people trying to find or maintain employment in the Tees Valley area.
Main Ares of support will be:
Helping clients develop application forms and job searches
Helping clients to complete job application forms
Helping blind or partially sighted people identify their employment aspirations and understand and overcome barriers
Looking at new approaches to job finding and preparation
Seeking input from contacts in work
Good Communication Skills; Friendliness, enthusiasm and reliability; Relate to a wide cross section of people; Computer skills