Staff and Volunteer Vacancies

At MySight York, we can offer our staff and volunteers the opportunity to take part in vital and rewarding work that will greatly benefit our service users.

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Job Vacancies

Fundraising Manager

35 hours per week to be worked Monday to Friday (and some weekends)

Salary: £13.03 per hour

Location: York

MySight York is a thriving local charity in York providing a varied range of services that help people live well with sight loss. We have a great opportunity to join our team as a Fundraising Manager.

In this role, you will be a vital member of the team, responsible for leading on all income generating activities of the organisation. You will be responsible for the submission of high quality trust applications whilst leading on legacy giving and corporate partnerships.

You will work with the Chief Executive to develop and deliver a robust Fundraising Strategy whilst increasing awareness of the needs of people with sight loss and the positive difference MySight York make to the lives of blind and partially sighted people, their friends and families.

Key to this role will be your knowledge of fundraising at different levels, including experience of “making the ask” for support.

Appointment is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references.

How to apply

·       Please download the full job description and application form here.

·       Please send your completed application form FAO Recruitment to hello@mysightyork.org

Closing date: 5pm Monday 2nd August

Interviews to be arranged: Friday 6th August

Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)

37 hours per week (Mon – Fri)

Salary:  from £22,500 to £25,074 according to experience

Location: York Hospital

We are pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to join our team as part of the Eye Clinic Support Service.

In this role, you will be a vital member of the team working directly with people diagnosed with conditions causing sight loss. You will provide critical emotional support, information and guidance face to face within a hospital setting, in community locations and via digital platforms as required. Each day you will support people affected by sight loss to identify their needs, access information and make informed choices which enable and empower them to maintain their independence.

You will have significant experience of delivering health or social care support services. Key to this role will be your excellent communication and relationship building skills with patients, clinicians and a wide range of cross-sector partners.

You must be able to work on your own initiative, have excellent organisational skills and be a confident user of multiple IT systems.

Appointment is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references.

How to apply

·       Please download the full job description and application form here.

·       Please send your completed application form FAO Recruitment to hello@mysightyork.org

Closing date: 5pm Monday 26th July 2021

Interviews to be held: Friday 30th July 2021

 

Volunteer Vacancies

Volunteers help us with all aspects of our work. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, whether to support fundraising, helping with activities or training to become a Home Visitor, please contact our Volunteer Manager Catherine Bamford or telephone 01904 731122.

Trustees

Trustees have independent control over, and legal responsibility for the charity’s management and administration. They play a very important role, unpaid, in a sector that contributes significantly to the wellbeing of people throughout the UK.

We are always keen to hear from people who may be interested in volunteering as trustees. For more details about the role, please download the Role and Person Specification here.