Our volunteers

Meet some of our wonderful volunteers! Without the work of volunteers like these our online library for people with visual impairments simply wouldn’t exist. Click on the profiles to find out more about our volunteers or see some thank you messages from our library members.

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Emma

"Being a remote volunteer is perfect for me as a student, with varying workloads/location the flexibility is great!"

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Charlotte

"I starting volunteering because I wanted to help people share in the same world of books and stories that I enjoy"

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Jo

"Seeing Ear allows me the freedom to do as much or as little as I have time for"

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Sue

"I absolutely love this work - enriching others’ lives really does enrich your own life!"

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Sofie

"Seeing Ear is a fantastic charity to volunteer for because it promotes literacy for everyone"

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Stephanie

"My favourite book I've worked on was 'The 2 1/2 Pillars of Wisdom' which had me crying with laughter!"

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Sheila

"It's a great sense of satisfaction knowing I'm doing something useful and that someone may benefit from it"

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Lydia

"It makes me feel happy and valuable whilst learning new things - I guess that’s what volunteering is all about"

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Mary

"It's great to be able to volunteer from home in any spare time I have"

Bob

"I can travel the World with Seeing Ear!"

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Gina

"I became a volunteer so I could help others' lives be as touched by reading as mine"

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Debbie

"I find spending time in the evening reading and formatting the books an enjoyable way to unwind"

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Jacqueline

"As an educational and coaching consultant I am especially pleased to be involved"

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Craig

"I feel it's a privilege to lend a hand to such a worthwhile cause, and one that I feel passionately about"

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Sara

"Seeing Ear combines my love of literature with a desire to improve my IT skills - a great opportunity"

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Sue

"I really enjoy my time with such a 'Happy Team' here in Battle which makes it even more rewarding"

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Jane

"I like to feel I'm doing something worthwhile despite retirement - and I don't even have to leave the house!"

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Kim

"I like the idea of helping other people get as much pleasure from reading as I always have"

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