Here’s how you can volunteer to help and support others during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The best thing to do is keep supporting us. Any support you can give would be incredibly valuable - there is a huge range of things you can do, including helping with shopping, telephone chats, reading stories, video calling, and much more. Email [email protected] for more information, or click here for details of a SeeAbility Volunteer Coordinator near you.

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What are our volunteers doing to support people at the moment? 

Everything from shopping, telephone chats, cooking, reading stories, video calls with singing and guitar lessons, to setting up pop up shops and helping access online church services. Our Volunteer Coordinators are helping coordinate volunteers where they’re needed most, so that together, the teams are making the biggest impact.

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Our new rapid response project, Creating Connections, is looking for volunteers now!

We’re looking for people with a learning disability to act as peer supporters, as well as volunteers from the wider community, to increase social connections and reduce isolation for people with a learning disability. Get in touch if you have a few hours to spare each week. You can work flexibly at hours to suit you. Volunteers will work remotely from home, as well as offer safe, socially distanced support in the local community. Register your interest by emailing [email protected] and we’ll get in touch as soon as we launch. Click here to read more about Creating Connections.

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Why volunteer?

You'll gain so much from joining the SeeAbility volunteering team. It's incredibly rewarding and has so many benefits - whether you want to give back to your community, make a difference in people's lives, develop new skills, build on existing experience or make a new friend.

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Contact details for your local Volunteer Coordinator - get in touch!

Andrea Lane – Fiennes House – Wellington – [email protected] or 01823 661 529

Hannah Stuart – Leatherhead Support Service – Leatherhead – [email protected] or 07730 208 907

Sarah Bishenden – Heather House and Fir Tree Lodge – Tadley – [email protected] or 07809 229 602

Nathan Shaffer – Exeter and Honiton Support Services – [email protected] or 07305 752 965

Sue Brinsden – Denecroft – Guildford – [email protected] or 01483 301315

Maridy Jones – Applewoood, Barclay House, The Bradbury Centre – Seaford – [email protected] or 07968 319 802

Kim Rivett – Meadowmead Support Services – Eastleigh – [email protected] or 07702 152 217

Ruth Hutton – Fairways, Aldershot Support Services – Aldershot – [email protected] or 07543 933 769

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If you're not from one of the areas listed above, please email [email protected] to get in touch.

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You can also click here to see our volunteer roles available at Do-it.org

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