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Before you start your application, you will need...

  • the details of two referees, so make sure you have their details to hand. We are unable to take references from relatives or people that live at the same address as you.
  • to ensure that you have known the referees for at least two years.
  • to ensure you have their permission to use them as a referee.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with the volunteering office on 0345 1430191.


Volunteering opportunities near you...

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There are 10 roles near you

Provide temporary accommodation for a dog at home on behalf of Guide Dogs, and to comply with the Boarders Agreement in relation to the welfare and handling of the dog or puppy. During Training, boarding is overnight and at weekends from the age of 12 months. Early Training Boarders take younger dogs for 16 weeks. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • London 0 miles 5 Opportunities

Provide temporary accommodation for a dog at home on behalf of Guide Dogs, and to comply with the Boarders Agreement in relation to the welfare and handling of the dog or puppy. Respite Boarders support teams when we need someone to care for dogs unexpectedly. An enclosed garden with an area of hard standing would be required for the dog to relieve itself. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • London 2 miles 3 Opportunities
  • Guide Dog Training School Redbridge 9 miles 6 Opportunities

Identifying and placing collecting boxes in suitable locations. Talking to the shop owner, receptionist etc. at the location about how the boxes will help Guide Dogs and what we do. Empting boxes every 3-6 months (as they get full) and banking the income through the paying in book provided. Give a receipt and letter of thanks to the hosts. Minimum age: 16

Minimum age: 16

  • City of London 1 miles 3 Opportunities
  • Bethnal Green, London 2 miles 3 Opportunities
  • Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire 12 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Potters Bar, Hertfordshire 12 miles 1 Opportunity

Assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs. You will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following: Street collections on �flag� days. Help on stalls at local events. Take Collection Boxes to local businesses. Attending local events. Minimum age: 16

Minimum age: 16

  • Central London 0 miles 6 Opportunities
  • City of London 1 miles 3 Opportunities
  • London 1 miles 2 Opportunities
  • London Stratford 5 miles 4 Opportunities

To help with coordination of a group of like-minded people in order to raise money through events or other activities, meeting with other volunteers in your team as required, to help with booking venues for events. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • Hammersmith, London 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Stratford, London 5 miles 1 Opportunity

This role supports active My Guide partnerships by working with both the individual with sight-loss, and their volunteer sighted guide, to plan and review the goals and activities set within their My Guide partnership. This will ensure they get the maximum benefit from the service. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • St. Albans, Hertfordshire 15 miles 1 Opportunity

You will support the local My Guide staff in recruiting volunteers and promoting the benefits of the My Guide service to potential new clients. Through your enthusiasm and promotion you will increase the number of service enquiries and volunteer applicants to Guide Dogs and ultimately help people with sight loss. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • London 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • London 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • London 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • London 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • London 6 miles 1 Opportunity

Provide sighted guide assistance on a regular basis to people living with sight loss to help them achieve their goals (commonly weekly). The lengths of partnerships vary, from 6 weeks to 12months+, your availability will be matched with a suitable customer. Undertake all elements of My Guide training (approximately 2 days). Support access to local services and facilities in their local community. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • Kings Cross 0 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Chalk Farm 1 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Royal Oak 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Elephant and Castle 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Swiss Cottage 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Belsize Park 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Tufnell Park 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Hoxton 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Belsize Park 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Sydenham 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Clapton 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • South Lambeth 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Wapping 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Goldhawk Road 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Golders Green 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Turnpike Lane 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Battersea 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Battersea 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Mile End 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Shepherd's Bush 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Blackhorse Road 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Barnes 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Tottenham 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Neasden 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Stamford Brook 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Bruce Grove 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Bruce Grove 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Ravenscourt Park 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Earlsfield 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Streatham 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Walthamstow 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • East Barnet 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Southgate 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Ladywell 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Putney 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Leytonstone 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Ham 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Northumberland Park 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Leytonstone 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Wandsowrth Common 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Leyton 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Roehampton 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Forest Hill 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Manor Park 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Sydenham 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Hale End 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Streatham 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Norwood 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Norwood 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Canons Park 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Ealing 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Edgware 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Brentford 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Greenford 9 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Barnet 9 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Hounslow East 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Chigwell 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Barkingside 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Northolt Park 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Upney 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Borehamwood 11 miles 2 Opportunities
  • Epsom 12 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Bushey 13 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Epsom 14 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Epping 15 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Watford 15 miles 1 Opportunity

As a trainer you�ll use your knowledge and experience to deliver to, and assess participants of, our training courses. You will ensure that the participants are trained to a high standard enabling them to support people with sight loss in their community appropriately, in line with policies and procedures.

Minimum age: 18

  • Kings Cross 0 miles 3 Opportunities

Please read full role description prior to application. You will provide a puppy with a vital foundation for its future role as a guide dog for someone living with a vision impairment. Please note that the puppy cannot be left alone longer than 3 hours in any 24 hour period. The commitment of this volunteer role will be between 12-16 months. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • London 1 miles 3 Opportunities
  • London 2 miles 3 Opportunities
  • London 2 miles 6 Opportunities
  • London 2 miles 2 Opportunities

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