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RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers ...

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Talk and Support Matching Assistant

Talk and Support Matching Assistant

Organisation role · 6–7 hrs/Week
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Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB
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Summary

Do you enjoy speaking to people and working with computers? Are you organised?

Detailed description

Do you enjoy speaking to people and working with computers? Are you organised? You could support our Talk and Support team to run our award winning befriending groups by matching blind and partially sighted people from our waiting list into our telephone befriending groups. You would be helping people to get into one of our groups as quickly as possible and helping to end the isolation of sight loss. We are looking for someone who is available one day each week who is comfortable using computers and computer based telephony systems and who is familiar with Microsoft Office 365.


Minimum age


  • You must be at least 16 years old to apply


What skills and experience are needed?


  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Good Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Treat information confidentially
  • Willingness to work as part of a team




What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB

RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers. We raise awareness of the experiences of blind and partially sighted people and campaign for change to make our society more accessible for all. We want to change our world so there are no barriers to people with sight loss.