West Yorkshire Sight Loss Council launched in December 2021, and we’re looking for new blind and partially sighted volunteers.
We meet once a month to discuss our work on projects across our three key priority areas of Employment and Skills, Health and Well-being and Inclusive Communities.
“Sight Loss Councils are the only platform I’m aware of, run purely by blind and partially sighted people. The councils address issues in their area and give visually impaired people a voice. That lived experience make us unique. I’ve seen boardrooms and forums light up when someone stands up and talks about their lived experience. It opens doors.”
Iain Mitchell, Senior Engagement Manager (North)
Why should I volunteer?
If you want to make a real difference in your local area on the issues that affect blind and partially sighted people, joining our Sight loss Council could be the perfect volunteering opportunity for you.
You will work with policy makers and local service providers to improve access for blind and partially sighted people in your local community. It is also a great opportunity to come together with other blind and partially sighted people in your area.
This is your chance to develop your skills and influence positive change.
Training and development
It’s really important to us that you get as much as possible out of volunteering. You’ll receive relevant training and the opportunity to learn and/or enhance your skills. Whether you’re interested in public speaking or honing your social media skills, there’s something for everyone to get involved in.
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