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The Society relies on the generosity and commitment of its dedicated team of volunteers, without volunteers we would not be able to sustain our services.

People volunteer for many different reasons, but one thing that unites them all is that they find it challenging, rewarding and varied. Volunteering can add a great deal to your life and the lives of those for whom you volunteer. It offers you a chance to become involved in a project or with an organisation you really care about as well as an opportunity to meet new and like-minded people. It also gives you the chance to try out something different to your ‘everyday’ job, which may lead on to new career options.

We are fortunate enough to have Volunteers of all ages and abilities who work with us to ensure that we provide the best possible services for blind and partially sighted people in North Wales. We value the input of each and every one of our volunteers. Even a small commitment can have a lasting effect on an organisation and the people it represents.

Here are some of the reasons why people chose to volunteer:-

  • Make a positive difference

  • Gain skills

  • Make new friends

  • Have fun

  • Keep busy

  • Use existing skills

  • Gain work experience

  • Give something back

  • Sample a career

  • Do something different

  • Make a positive difference

Volunteering opportunities come in many different guises, from long-term regular commitments to one-off individual or group projects. Above all, it’s a chance to make a real difference.

we are always looking for new volunteers to join our dedicated team, volunteers typically give up their time to fill a variety of new and exciting roles within the charity Volunteering gives you an opportunity to make a real difference.

We are currently recruiting for the following roles, should you feel able to help in any way please contact the Society.

  • Charity box collectors

  • Digital inclusion – It help and support

  • Fundraising store collections

  • Volunteer befriending

  • Volunteer drivers

  • Volunteer readers

For an informal discussion about the volunteering options that may be of interest to you please call Steven Thomas on 01248 353604

Volunteering with us

There is a dedicated team of volunteers that help the Society in a range of different roles, and we’re always looking to attract new people to join the friendly team.

Reasons to volunteer

All our volunteers have their own motivations for being part of the team – here are some of the reasons why you should sign up today!

  • A chance to work in a friendly team, to make new friends and meet a diverse group of people

  • The opportunity to make an invaluable contribution to the North Wales Society for the Blind

  • The time to develop your confidence and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to gain valuable work experience to add onto your CV and to learn new skills

  • The chance to gain valuable retail experience

If you have any spare time and are interested in volunteering with us and making a difference in your community, or if you would like some more information about what we can offer then please contact Bethan at the Society o01248 353 604.