Having a macular condition can make everyday tasks feel impossible. As a Gadget Guide you can have a huge impact on people's lives by showing them some of the simple and cheap equipment that is available to help.
Our training course will show you how to use and demonstrate gadgets like liquid level indicators at Macular Society groups and other local events, showing how simple solutions can make all the difference.
If you enjoy this you might want to develop your skills further.
New technology can transform the lives of people with sight loss but some feel intimidated by smartphones and tablet computers. If you would enjoy helping visually impaired people gain confidence with technology our training course will help you achieve this.
You will need to be able to travel but we will meet all your expenses.
No selling is involved. Our guides simply help people try things out and them details on where to buy or get more information.
Be a force for change
Using your communication skills and friendly approach you can expect to:
· Make a difference to the lives of people with a macular condition in your local community
· Increase your confidence
· Learn new skills
· Meet new people
· Become part of the team at the Macular Society
If you are interested please click on ‘fill in application’ & complete the short online form’
The Macular Society is the national charity for anyone affected by central vision loss. We have more than 21,000 members and, as the biggest membership group in the sight loss sector, we are the voice of people with macular conditions. We provide information and support to improve the lives of people with macular disease and to ensure no one has to face it alone. We have around 300 Macular Society support groups around the UK and beyond, run by volunteers. We have a helpline as well as befriending and counselling services and we offer one-to-one training in skills to make the best use of remaining vision. We campaign for better care and we fund research so that one day we can overcome macular disease.