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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.

There are 11 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. 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

  • Guide Dog Training School Redbridge 10 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: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • London 1 miles 3 Opportunities
  • City of London 1 miles 3 Opportunities
  • Bethnal Green, London 2 miles 3 Opportunities
  • Potters Bar, Hertfordshire 12 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire 13 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: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • Central London 0 miles 6 Opportunities
  • London 1 miles 2 Opportunities
  • City of London 1 miles 3 Opportunities
  • Regent's Park, London 1 miles 10 Opportunities

Counting and banking monies raised through the fundraising group. Ensuring that all monies raised or received by your group are paid into the Guide Dogs bank account as soon as possible in line with Guide Dogs policy and ensure that receipts and thank you letters are issued. Maintain accurate records of all money raised and spent. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • Camden 0 miles 1 Opportunity

Letting the group know about new stock items. Keeping an eye on stock levels, ordering all trading goods for the branch and getting things ready to sell at events. Receive, check and price goods. With your Treasurer, banking money raised through the sale of trading items using the trading paying in book. Organising the storage of goods, this may include storing at your house or at other branch members' homes. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • Newark 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

  • Kings Cross 0 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Hackney 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Walthamstow 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • St. Albans, Hertfordshire 16 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 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • London 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • London 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • London 7 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

  • Angel 1 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Belsize Park 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Chalk Farm 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Tufnell Park 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Hoxton 2 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Swiss Cottage 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Elephant and Castle 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Royal Oak 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Bayswater 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Hackney 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Holloway 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Elephant and Castle 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Wapping 3 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Clapton 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Turnpike Lane 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Battersea 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Shepherd's Bush 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Peckham 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • South Lambeth 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Battersea 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Harringay 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Mile End 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Harringay 4 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Golders Green 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Bruce Grove 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Bruce Grove 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Ravenscourt Park 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Goldhawk Road 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Stamford Brook 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Turnpike Lane 5 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Neasden 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Tottenham 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Ladywell 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Leyton 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Arnos Grove 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Barnes 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Ham 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Blackhorse Road 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Wandsowrth Common 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Putney 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Leytonstone 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Leytonstone 6 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Manor Park 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Sydenham 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Norwood 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • East Barnet 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Southgate 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Forest Hill 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Norwood 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Earlsfield 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Streatham 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Hale End 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Streatham 7 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Brentford 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Ealing 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • South Wimbledon 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Crystal Palace 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Kidbrooke 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Roehampton 8 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Canons Park 9 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Greenford 9 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Edgware 9 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Barnet 9 miles 1 Opportunity
  • South Norwood 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • New Malden 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Kingston 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • West Croydon 10 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Chigwell 11 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Borehamwood 11 miles 2 Opportunities
  • Epsom 13 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Bushey 14 miles 1 Opportunity
  • Epsom 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 2 miles 3 Opportunities
  • London 2 miles 3 Opportunities

To give talks when requested to local organisations and groups within a 15 mile radius of the your home. Encouraging local organisations and groups to volunteer or fundraise on behalf of Guide Dogs. Attending cheque presentations when requested by the local Mobility Team. Minimum age: 18

Minimum age: 18

  • Brixton, London 4 miles 2 Opportunities

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