Current vacancies

Our volunteers provide essential support and bringing with them skills, knowledge and experience that really help to make a difference.

All our current volunteering vacancies are listed below. To apply for a position, please complete the application form by clicking 'apply online'. 

If you are applying using the online form, it is advisable to save your online application as a draft at regular intervals while completing it to ensure your information is not lost. 

Please note that we cannot accept speculative applications.

If you are interested in volunteering for our sister charity, Scottish War Blinded, you can view current Scottish War Blinded volunteering vacancies.  

Activity Volunteer

Closing Date: 04/03/2019, Location: Edinburgh and Lothians

What does Royal Blind do?

Royal Blind is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation. We create life changing opportunities for vision impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK. 

What team will you be supporting and what do they do?

Our adult services provide 24-hour care and support for young adults who have vision impairment and additional needs including cognitive and communication impairments. We have two residential services in Edinburgh - Forward Vision and Allermuir.

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Volunteer Driver

Closing Date: 04/03/2019, Location: Edinburgh and Lothians

What does Royal Blind do?

Royal Blind is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation. We create life changing opportunities for vision impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK. 

What team will you be supporting and what do they do?

Our adult services provide 24-hour care and support for young adults who have vision impairment and additional needs including cognitive and communication impairments. We have two residential services in Edinburgh, Forward Vision and Allermuir.

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Volunteer Administrative Assistant

Closing Date: 04/03/2019, Location: Greater Glasgow

What does Royal Blind do?

Royal Blind is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation. We create life changing opportunities for vision impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK. 

What team will you be supporting and what do they do?

Jenny's Well is a care home in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Jenny's Well offers nursing care to older people with vision impairment, including those that may have other medical needs such as dementia. Jenny’s Well is a dynamic team who will welcome and support volunteers to have a positive and rewarding experience. 

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Volunteer Befriender

Closing Date: 04/03/2019, Location: Greater Glasgow

What does Royal Blind do?

Royal Blind is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation. We create life changing opportunities for vision impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK. 

What team will you be supporting and what do they do?

Jenny's Well is a care home in Paisley, Renfrewshire. Jenny's Well offers nursing care to older people with vision impairment, including those that may have other medical needs such as dementia. Jenny’s Well is a dynamic team who will welcome and support volunteers to have a positive and rewarding experience.

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Volunteer Events Assistant

Closing Date: 04/03/2019, Location: Edinburgh and Lothians

What does Royal Blind do?

Royal Blind is Scotland's largest vision impairment organisation. We create life changing opportunities for vision impaired children and adults from across Scotland and the rest of the UK. 

What team will you be supporting and what do they do?

The Fundraising department organise all Royal Blind’s events and challenges. The Volunteer Events Assistant will be assisting this team.  

Tasks and Responsibilities 

  1. Administrative Support (issuing raffle prize donation request letters, acknowledge donations received with a thank you letter)
  2. Event Promotion 
  3. Hosting information stalls at various events to raise charity awareness 
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