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Volunteering with British Wireless for the Blind

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) would not be able to continue to help people with sight loss if it wasn’t for the fantastic support of our army of volunteers.

Our charity is lucky to be helped by 45 people who commit their time to us for free and make a real difference to those who use our services.

Not only does volunteering help support BWBF but could help you as well.

It could be a route to employment, a chance to try something new or a way to give. 


Person holding a badge with the word 'Volunteer' against an orange t-shirt


We are always looking for volunteers, and even if you can’t give up much time you may still be able to help us.

Whatever your reasons are for wanting to volunteer, we would be glad to have you on board.

Volunteering allows you to:

  • Gain new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Develop your existing skills, knowledge and experience
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Enhance your CV
  • Improve your employment prospects
  • Help benefit people with sight loss
  • Socialise
  • Get to know the local community

Current Volunteer Opportunities


Why not join today? just hit the button below and fill in the simple form and we'll get back to you.

Volunteer Form

Want to know our current volunteers stories? Check out their case studies below.

Nick Prutton (radio distributor)

Nick Prutton is one of our radio distributors, installing sets to blind and partially sighted people in Hertfordshire. The 57-year-old has been volunteering with BWBF since 2013. He was looking for something to do after moving back to the area from Devon and finding himself with time on his hands. He came across the role…

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Peter Guy (technical volunteer)

Another of our head office volunteers is Peter Guy who has been with us for almost a year – supporting our IT team as a technical volunteer. He joined us after retiring and moving to the area. Peter knew he wanted to do something with his time and when he saw the role advertised, it…

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Rod Sparkes (Radio Distributor)

Rod Sparkes has been volunteering with BWBF for four years, helping us distribute our sets to blind and partially sighted people. Rod first got involved with BWBF in January 2012 after an AGM of Devon in Sight the previous year and says it’s been awe-inspiring. He recalls his initial training session where he and some…

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