There are an estimated 23,000 people living in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes with sight loss.
However, sight loss doesn’t mean you stop living or enjoying your life and BucksVision are here to support people to do this.
BucksVision is the local charity supporting people with sight loss across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. They offer a range of services including:
- advice and information on living with sight loss;
- practical support on using new technology;
- advice and information on equipment;
- befriending services; and social and sporting activities.
HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT BUCKSVISION AS A VOLUNTEER?
BucksVision currently have a number of volunteering roles available – to find out more about these roles and to apply, please follow the links below:
Resource Room Volunteer
Make visitors feel welcome by demonstrating and providing information as they browse through a host of handy products that can help them to live independently.
Volunteer Tandem Pilot
Assist our visually impaired members enjoy a tandem experience
Social and Activity Support Volunteer
Assist with social groups and/or activities for blind and partially sighted people
Sports and Activities Volunteer
Support visually impaired members to participate in sports and activities
Offer companionship via telephone conversations and alleviate the loneliness blind and partially sighted people can often experience
Offer companionship and alleviate the loneliness blind and partially sighted people can often experience.
Help drive driving blind and partially sighted people from their homes to local activities
Walking Group Sighted Guides and Drivers
Help visually impaired people in your local community to get active and healthy, providing vital support that they otherwise might not get
HOW TO FIND OUT MORE
To find out more about BucksVision and its work, please visit their website: https://www.bucksvision.co.uk/
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