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Driver with East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People

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About this volunteering opportunity

Can you spare a few hours a month? Are you a driver with a car? We desperately need help from local drivers to bring our elderly blind and partially sighted members to their monthly social group meetings. The meetings are held on the first Friday of the month, the first Wednesday of the month and the third Friday of the month. This meeting offers members the chance to meet others in the same situation and gives them the opportunity to socialize... to talk to someone and to feel less lonely for a few hours a month.

About this organisation

ESAB is the local society that provides advice, information, and support to local blind and Partially people. We offer training courses to develop skills and increase confidence, Social groups, activities, aids and equipment service and a home visiting service in the Brighton & Hove area.

Induction, training and support offered with this opportunity

One day vision awareness training and on-going support from our Brighton and Hove area Co-ordinator

Skills or experience needed for this opportunity

Minimum age 18, good organisational skills, UK driving licence, self motivated, friendly disposition, patience, reliable and flexible.

The contact person for this opportunity is Sue Fever, 01323 832252

  • Expenses are paid for this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is NOT fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Assistance with childcare is NOT available for this opportunity.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday



  • older people
  • disabled people
  • volunteering as part of a team
  • driving
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