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

Volunteer and Befriending Assistant

Salary: £18,756 pro rata

Hours: 20 hours per week (flexible times)

Location: York

Reporting to: Volunteer Manager


We are eager to recruit an organised and enthusiastic person to work with service users, staff, and volunteers of MySight York to ensure the smooth day-to-day administration of both volunteering and befriending projects.

You will have excellent people skills and possess strong administrative and IT skills to ensure accurate recording of information on our database. You will be confident in dealing with enquiries in person, by email and by telephone.

You must be a good team player who can work well with staff, volunteers and clients but also be able to work on your own initiative to prioritise your workload.

Experience of working with people with sight loss would be an advantage but full Sight Loss Awareness Training will be provided.

Appointment is subject satisfactory references.

Please see below for a full job description and application form. Send your completed application form marked FAO Recruitment to


Closing date: Midday Friday 10th December

Interviews to be conducted: Thursday 16th December

MySight York – Application For Employment Form 2021

Volunteer and Befriending Assistant Job Description


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 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.