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.


Staff Vacancies

There are currently no staff vacancies. For volunteer vacancies, please find more information below.


Volunteer Vacancies

We are currently looking for more people to volunteer. More information below:

Befriender – Home Visitor – Volunteer Role Description

Befriender – Keeping In Touch – Volunteer Role Description

Assistive Technology Support – Volunteer Role Description


Volunteer Application Form – MySight York


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 Befriending Service Manager, Catherine Bamford on or telephone 01904 731122.




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 currently looking for more people to join as Trustees. More information below:

Trustee Role Description

Trustee Further Information and Person Specification

Trustee Application Form



As part of the board of Trustees, we are specifically looking for someone to fill the role of Treasurer.

Our Treasurer will ensure MySight York is financially in a good position to carry out its purpose – to support local people to live well with sight loss.


That means…


·       Liaising with the Chair of the Board and CEO to ensure the financial viability of the organisation.


·       Take a lead in interpreting financial data for Trustees, helping them be aware of their financial obligations


·       Reporting the financial position at Trustees meetings – balance sheet, cash flow etc.


·       Support the production of annual reports, overseeing the financial returns process.


·       Getting involved in the wider Trustee remit of contributing ideas and overseeing risk management.



Being a Treasurer is a hugely important role, and thus there are a few things on our wish list…


·       You’ll be a strong relationship builder, able to work effectively as a part of amazing team of Trustees from all different backgrounds


·       You’ll be a collaborative decision maker, a confident influencer, and an excellent listener.


·       You’ll have loads of personal integrity, always acting in MySight York’s best interest


If you would like more information please see the documents below or contact

MySight York – Treasurer Volunteer Role Description November 2022

Trustee Application Form