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Wilberforce House

York Job – Receptionist Administrator

We have an exciting oppurtunity to join our team. As the Receptionist Administrator you are the first point of call for people visiting the building and are a key member of the Wilberforce team. Duties to include: Welcome visitors by greeting in person, telephone, email enquiry or other media, answer and refer appropriately and handle […]

Join us for the Wilberforce Walk 2017

Getting Ready for the Wilberforce Walk

This week we are getting ready for our Wilberforce Walk on Saturday. The walk follows sections of the Wilberforce Way, a 60 mile walk through the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. The walk is to raise funds towards our mobile sensory unit, which will deliver information and advice for people with any degree of hearing loss, sight […]

Information stand at York libraries June 5th - 18th

Wilberforce Trust takes Yorsensory Services information to York Libraries

For the next two weeks we will be at York libraries. This week, starting the 5th June, we will have a stand situated in York Explore. We will then move to the Acomb Explore for the week starting 12th. Over the fortnight the library is celebrating reading with blind and partially sighted people. The library […]

The Archbishop of York talking to people in our new sensory hub

Successful Opening of The Sensory Hub by the Archbishop of York

We’ve had a wonderful morning at the Trust, welcoming the charming and personable Most Reverend John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York. He spent time this morning speaking with the many people who have benefited from the services offered here, the work with people who have a visual impairment, hearing loss, and / or dual sensory […]