Active Sensory Sessions Volunteers Needed

Hi all, We currently have a voluntary vacancy to fill in helping at our Active Sensory Sessions. The sessions are aimed at those with sightloss and disabilities, providingĀ a variety of sensory stimulus, such as coloured lights, soothing music and textured objects to feel. If you were thinking of helping out, your role would include interacting…

Wilberforce tenant Stephen greets a visitor to York Minster with a leaflet on activities at the Minster during Lent

Stephen delighted with his first ‘job’, volunteering at York Minster

  Wilberforce tenant Stephen, who lives in one of the trust’s York houses, is delighted to be doing his first ever job, especially as it is at York Minster where he regularly attends services and bell-ringing practices. Now he spends one hour every week inside the West door of York’s iconic building greeting visitors and…

Three pupils raising money for Wilberforce at the Huntington School Community Fun day, with German volunteer Michael

Super summer fundraising for sight loss support

The summer is not over yet, we hope, but the sunny 2013 so far has meant that external events to raise funds for our work supporting people with sight loss have been well attended, whether Wilberforce’s own events or those arranged by others to raise funds for us. We are all hoping for another warm…

Befriending

Wilberforce Trust runs a volunteer befriending service where volunteers spend an hour or two each week with service users engaging in a range of activities from chatting, reading, helping with crafts and writing letters or helping with IT. Because they become a friend, we ask that volunteers commit to at least one year, though we…