Volunteer

VOLUNTEER WITH US

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Braille Institute.
Our dedicated volunteers engage in a variety of outreach, daily life skills, technology training, literacy, art, recreation and leisure activities to empower thousands of students and patrons with vision loss – joining us in our unwavering belief that vision rehabilitation is a beginning, not an end. Find your opportunity to help a student embrace the challenge of sight loss and live well.

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Volunteer Greeter

Are you looking for a simple, yet interactive and fulfilling volunteer role? Volunteer Greeters welcome students and guests to our campus, direct and guide them to classes, and answer basic questions. No experience necessary. We will train you in how to effectively assist people who are blind and visually impaired. Various 2-3 hours shifts are available, Monday through Friday.

Library Circulation

Volunteer in the circulation department of Braille Institute’s unique library. Duties include sorting our book collection, shelving and preparing audio book cartridges to be mailed to blind and visually impaired library patrons. No experience necessary – just a willingness to help and attention to detail. Various 2-4 hour shifts are available, Monday through Friday.

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Receptionist

Duties include answering the phone and transferring calls, greeting visitors, assisting students and various administrative duties. Several 2-4 hour shifts are available, Monday through Friday.

Creative Arts Instructor

Share your passion for art with our blind and visually impaired students. Painting, ceramics and general crafts instructors are needed. 1.5 hour-long classes meet once a week, Monday through Friday.

Music Instructor

Share your love of music with our blind and visually impaired students. Guitar, ukulele and piano instructors are needed. 1.5 hour-long classes meet once a week, Monday through Friday.

CONTACT

Donna Wagar
Director of Volunteer Services

(714)-503-2113
dewager@brailleinstitute.com

Monday-Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm PT

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Our Happy Volunteers

Linda Gans | Volunteer French Teacher

Volunteers Helping a Student Skateboard