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VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering is at the heart of what we do at SCVBC. Prior experience working with the blind is not necessary. See below to explore some ways you can help. Contact us at 408.295.4016 x213 for more information.

  • In-Home Support: Volunteers are matched one-on-one with a client needing occasional assistance in the home. Volunteers must be at least 21 years old, pass a background check, and have a valid driver's license and access to an insured, reliable vehicle.

  • Activity Assistant: Help clients as needed at the Center. Act as sighted guides, assist with lunches, facilitate client games, assist with questionnaires, etc.

  • Sighted Guides for Outings: Assist Activity Coordinator and clients on field trips and community outings.

  • Class Aides: Assist in the Sewing and Quilting Group, Ceramics Classes, Walking Groups, Yoga Class, Gardening, etc.

  • Multi-Lingual Volunteers: Assist with Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese and other non-English speaking clients and/or translate materials for staff as needed.

  • Computer Lab & Adaptive Equipment Aides: Assist clients with adaptive computer programs and low vision equipment.

  • Administrative Support: Assist staff with various clerical tasks such as web publishing and data entry, and agency projects such as mailings.

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