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Job Vacancies

Posted: Thursday 8 July 2021 | Deborah Cairns

We have two fantastic opportunities to join our committed staff team. We are excited to offer the opportunity to join our team as part of the Eye Clinic Support Service at York Hospital. You will be a vital member of the team working directly with people diagnosed with conditions causing sight loss. You will provide […]

National Volunteers Week 2021

Posted: Tuesday 1 June 2021 | Deborah Cairns

Whatever you do for us, and whether you are currently active or waiting to be able to volunteer again, we are SO grateful to you all. You have had a huge impact on the lives of blind and partially sighted people in York over the past year. Take a look at this short video, in […]

Job Vacancy – Receptionist and Administrator

Posted: Monday 17 May 2021 | Deborah Cairns

£11.24 per hour 25 hours per week Monday to Friday For further details, and to download the Job Description and Application Form, please visit our Vacancies page.

Access group meeting with TIER scooters

Posted: Tuesday 27 April 2021 | Deborah Cairns

For example, riders must register their credit card details and verify their driving licence before starting. The scooters themselves are speed limited, and are unable to enter into areas such as footstreets. And they have to start and end their journeys in designated parking areas, so they should not be found littering the city’s pavements. […]

Service update – January 2021

Posted: Thursday 7 January 2021 | Deborah Cairns

Christmas closure

Posted: Thursday 17 December 2020 | Deborah Cairns

If you need support during this time, please contact City of York Council’s Adult Social Care team on 01904 555111. If you have an urgent out-of-hours enquiry, the city’s Emergency Duty Team can be reached on 01609 780780. We wish you all a very safe and happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. We look […]

Christmas party!

Posted: Tuesday 8 December 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Please join us on Thursday 17th December, 1-2.30pm, on Zoom or by telephone. Festivities to include a seasonal quiz, carol singing and the famous Christmas raffle. Bring your own refreshments including a suitably seasonal cake or pie… Please let us know in advance that you would like to come.

York Disability Week

Posted: Monday 16 November 2020 | Deborah Cairns

MySight York will be hosting two events during the week: An eye health-themed quiz, on Zoom and by telephone, led by Sally Chignell: Monday 30th November, 2-3pm An online cookery demonstration by visually impaired cook and baker Jackie Watson: Wednesday 2nd December, 10.30-11.45am. Please let us know in advance if you would like to join […]

New Chair for MySight York

Posted: Tuesday 27 October 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Martin brings a wealth of project management and financial experience, as well as experience of sight loss, to the organisation. You can read more about him here, or look out for an interview in November’s edition of YorView.

Farewell to Chair Jim Wallace

Posted: Thursday 15 October 2020 | Deborah Cairns

Jim has guided MySight York through some major changes, including new Chief Executives, a full rebrand and the move to new premises. He leaves the charity in a strong position which reflects his own values – caring, resilient and with the needs of visually impaired people at the heart of everything we do. He has […]