Children's and Family Support Volunteer-Residential (RNIB)

Throughout Northern Ireland


Children's And Family Support Volunteer-Residential

Are you friendly, confident and creative? We need your help to assist with a range of activities at organised events for blind and partially sighted children and their families. You could be helping with group activities such as swimming, skating, walking or providing one to one support and play with arts and craft, sculpture and music. 

What you will be doing? 

  • Support children and young people, 
  • One to one support and guiding, 
  • Help young people achieve objectives,
  • Offer guidance with activities 
  • General Support to the Children & Family Team. 
  • You will be required to stay overnight with the Residentials. 

What skills and experience are needed? 

  • Ability to use your own initiative 
  • Enthusiasm, confidence and patience 
  • Good Communication Skills 
  • Observe confidentiality at all times. 

What will you gain from the role? 

  • A chance to make a difference 
  • Working with a variety of people 
  • New experiences and skills. 

What support will be given? 

  • Induction 
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack 
  • Expenses 
  • Supervision and help from your Manager. 


  •  When will you be needed? Flexible. 
  •  How often will I be needed? 5 hours Per Event. 
  •  Criminal Record Check Information: This role requires a criminal record check. Access NI Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity with Adults and Children.

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