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Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

Volunteer Opportunities

Together, we can help more people with vision loss to live a full life and reach their potential!

Volunteer assisting a client in sewing class

Did You Know …

Second Sense has been certified by Points of Light as a Service Enterprise! We completed a rigorous assessment, over 20 hours of training and extensive internal planning and change to better integrate our volunteers in our day-to-day operations. By achieving this level of excellence and certification, we are able to leverage the time and talents of volunteers.  Together, we are serving more clients.

Less than 15% of organizations nationwide are characterized as Service Enterprises.

Volunteer with Us!

We will work with you to find a volunteer role that meets your needs, schedule and expertise.

Here’s how our volunteers are supporting our clients and staff at Second Sense:

  • Sharing valuable resources on our social media networks
  • Tutoring our clients in technology, braille and crafts
  • Capturing the impact of our services with digital photography
  • Assisting in our self-defense classes
  • Creating a buzz about our Passionate Focus benefit and its talented artists
  • Teaching yoga for better balance and spatial awareness
  • Supporting our staff with administrative assistance

You’ll see the impact your support brings to a person with vision loss when you become a part of our Second Sense team!

How to Apply

Check our current volunteer opportunities and use the application form to apply. Please enter the opportunity you are interested in in the subject line. For questions, please contact Kathy Austin, CVA, Community Engagement Specialist.

What Our Volunteers are Saying

“I’ve been volunteering a couple months now. This group is truly amazing.”
Mike M., administrative assistant and survey administrator

“Excellent volunteer program under a company that is dedicated to helping others and very good at doing so.”
Paul C., social media intern

“I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the work of Second Sense. As I research developments in the field, I am learning a great deal about visual impairment which will help me in my work with library patrons.”
Janet, social media curator