Why you should consider joining the Guide Dogs team
Every hour, another person in the UK goes blind. When someone loses their sight, Guide Dogs is here to make sure they don't lose their freedom as well.
In the UK today, almost two million people are living with sight loss and of those, around 180,000 rarely leave their homes alone.
Guide Dogs is here to help solve this problem. We provide individual support that overcomes the emotional and physical challenges faced by people living with sight loss.
The important services Guide Dogs supplies include:
Guide dogs. There are over 4,950 guide dog owners in the UK. If you are blind or partially sighted, a guide dog could change your life.
Children and young people’s services. Guide Dogs offers a range of services and activities for children and young people, and provide valuable advice for parents and teachers.
My Guide. My Guide is Guide Dogs’ sighted guiding service. It aims to help people with sight loss get out of their homes and engage with their community, rebuilding their confidence and independence.
Speaker service. Volunteer speakers are critical to the success of Guide Dogs and a good speaker can inspire an audience in many ways.
Training. Guide Dogs can supplies organisation with the tools they need to serve and assist customers with sight loss.