Home Reading in the Community - Harlow & Braintree

Volunteers are needed to visit visually impaired people in their own home and spend a small amount of time with them on a regular basis to chat and read to them.


An understanding of the problems facing those with visual impairment and the ability to communicate sensitively with people experiencing sight loss.


  • Accessibility
    Depending on property
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
    Over 16 Accompanied by an adult
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 20/05/2015

End Date: 03/04/2020

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This opportunity is available in: Braintree, Harlow

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