Sight for Surrey

Virtual Befriender

Become a virtual befriender, contacting people in their own home by phone, or internet to help overcome the social isolation felt by many people with a visual impairment, especially those who may be house bound.

Sight for Surrey is committed to working with blind and partially sighted people in Surrey.  We provide services so people may lead fuller, more independent lives.

We are looking for flexible, yet reliable people who have good communication and listening skills, be friendly, helpful and understanding.

All volunteers will have initial training of one day to prepare for the role and learn about Sight for Surrey and its policies, awareness of visual impairment and sighted guide together with basic training on adaptive software for visually impaired people.  Additional specialist training courses may be offered.

Expenses will be paid for phone call costs and any other relevant out of pocket expenses

If you are interested in this role please click on the 'Application Form' tab to proceed.


(Ash, Cranleigh, Farnham, Godalming, Guildford, Haslemere)