regularly visit a deafblind person in their own home or at another mutually
convenient location, to engage in conversation and or supervise other
activities as appropriate to build and maintain friendship. For example, chat
and a cup of tea, gardening and walks. To provide advice and guidance to a
deafblind person as appropriate within a mutual friendship.
To establish and build a
To regularly visit an
identified deafblind person at a mutually convenient time and place, ideally
To engage in and supervise
activities appropriate to normal friendships.
Deafblind UK will work to match you with an
individual with similar interests or who would benefit from your life
To provide advice and guidance to a deafblind
person to a level appropriate within a mutual friendship.
To supervise a deafblind
person as required in specific tasks ie gardening.
To take charge of
communication and guiding support as needed with the deafblind person to enable
local walks, or enable them to access activities at their chosen meeting
To provide regular updates
of your volunteering activity to your volunteer co-ordinator.
To provide a regular
commitment of time and provide as much notice of any absence as possible.
Willing to share own
personal interests with deafblind people who have similar or the same interests
Willing to engage in
conversations with deafblind people to share interests.
Willing to learn
communication and guiding techniques to meet the needs of the deafblind person
(full training will be provided).
To adhere to the
requirements of Deafblind UK's volunteer policies and procedures including the
Code of Conduct as outlined in the Volunteer Handbook.