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Volunteer flexibly, comfortably, and win rewards

Make a huge difference in the lives of Visually Impaired People (VIP) near you by lending your time and physical assistance. You will be surprised to see the world from the eyes of a VIP.


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Support VIP

No matter how much time you can give, every journey will make a huge difference to someone’s life, help support the VIP community.
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Meet New People

Connect with others and see from the perspective of VIP. Connect with others and see from the perspective of VIP.
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Improve Wellbeing

Physically and mentally through socialising and exercising.Physically and mentally through socialising and exercising.
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At Convenience

Do something rewarding with your spare time, and volunteer when it is convenient for you.

Complete a few essential steps as part of your training and on-boarding


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Apply for a DBS certificate through VIP World as you will be working with a vulnerable group of people that may require hands-on physical assistance and supervising during the journey.


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Volunteer Handbook

We have put together Travel Hands in a simple-to-read handbook, including video tutorials, expectations we may have from you and information on how current guidelines affect our service.


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Short Quiz

A short quiz; this will inform us if you are ready to volunteer with VIP, the questions will be based on information found in the handbook.


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First Journey

Once all the mandatory steps are completed, you can enjoy your first journey walking with a VIP
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Make a difference

Explore your local neighbourhood or the city in the company of VIP.
Sign up now or download the app to sign up and start the registration process.

Hear from our


“I felt the training was very useful and well presented.
The whole process is clear and there is support always.”


Multiple volunteers share their thoughts with us.

“If you are unsure about a journey ask for more information because I wasn't sure at first but I asked for more info and I was comfortable after that..”

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James Gibbons
Volunteer since 2021

“Alan was very nice and talkative. The journey was good. I enjoyed it.”

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Olivia Tweedie
Volunteer since 2021