Outward Facing: Serving our Members via Doorstep, Home Visit & Virtual Services – click here for further information

“You listen and you care! Thank you for tech tutorial at home.” – Vinochandra

Volunteer

Croydon Vision is indebted to a strong team of dedicated volunteers who work alongside permanent staff in supporting its members. We are extremely grateful to all those who willingly commit a couple of hours, half a day or a day or two a week to assist with our varied services and activities which together forms a big Croydon Vision family. 

Whether or not you are volunteering to gain skills and experience or simply to offer your free time, Croydon Vision will have something for you.  We welcome all applicants including those who have a visual impairment themselves and we will match them to appropriate roles. 

During this time,  Croydon Vision’s amazing volunteers continue to assist our members with our adapted services from befriending to hosting groups live through the use of technology.

Volunteering Vacancies
Croydon Vision is an equal opportunity employer and focuses on adding value, making sure that volunteering is mutually enjoyed and a movement to empower. 

If you are looking to help and volunteer during this pandemic we would love to hear from you.  We are currently recruiting volunteers to support our adapted services; doorstep, home visit or virtual. For further information, please email volunteering@croydonvision.org.uk
We will respond to your interest within 7 working days. 

 Thank you for your time and we look forward to your response. 

Administration

Assisting with administrative tasks such as operating the reception desk during working hours, responding to members’ queries and delivering excellent service. Supporting with quality assurance through quarterly surveys and impact sharing and other administrative tasks.

Board of Trustees
Serving as a member of the board, to help Croydon Vision thrive as an operation and strategically – outward in approach.
Catering and Hospitality

To assist the Cook in the kitchen as well as members; making sure that excellent lunch service is provided.

Community Engagement

To continue increasing an awareness of Croydon Vision, reaching many more people with sight loss.

 

Creative Activities

To assist with the smooth running of social groups either by leading the group or becoming a group assistant; supporting members.
Classes include Craft, Art, Pottery and Bowls.

Fundraising

To support Croydon Vision in reaching its fundraising initiatives and targets by assisting at fundraising events, with fundraising campaigns and fundraising bids.

Health and Well Being

To assist with the smooth running of the class such as: Keep Fit, Dance, Yoga. In addition, to support with scheduled walks in the park/other. For example: Snowdon Challenge (Snowdonia)

Marketing, PR and Communication

To help build the communal awareness of Croydon Vision and its services.  In addition, creation of videos, social media usage; thereby demonstrating impact to the wider community 

Outreach and Befriending

To assist with our outreach and keeping in touch programmes to provide companionship and support to our members who are unable to access Bedford Hall, reducing social isolation within the sight loss community.

Resource Centre (Technology)

Provide guidance and assistance to members, particularly with regard to electronic goods.

Social Groups

Lead or assist the group and members, for instance, organising weekly programme, refreshments, register and so on.

Transport

To assist in the transportation of members to and from Croydon Vision in order to enable members to participate in our services and activities.

Please note, an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) and reference check will be obtained for successful candidate.

 If you are interested in volunteering with us and would like to find out more about the available roles, please email an application form to volunteering@CroydonVision.org.uk, we will respond to your interest within 7 working days. 

 We look forward to receiving your application! 

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