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New opportunities for volunteers coming soon

Thomas Pocklington Trust’s new strategy will bring new opportunities for volunteers to engage with! Thomas Pocklington Trust has recently completed a strategic review involving a wide range of stakeholders. The review set out to provide clarity and focus with regards to our purpose, who we will support, services provided, how we will be organised to provide these services, the governance supporting our activities and the funding strategy. Our redefined focus will be on: Acting as an advocate and positive change agent for blind and partially sighted people Creating opportunities for blind and partially sighted people seeking employment Facilitating the...

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Standard Chartered Bank’s Volunteers: Quizzing to win!

Our vision is to live in a world where people with sight loss can fully participate. With the support of like-minded organisations such as Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), we are closer to achieving this vision. We have been working in partnership with volunteers from SCB for several years, and through their volunteering they have been making a real difference to the lives of blind and partially sighted people. It is a privilege to continue working in collaboration with such a supportive organisation. As part of this partnership, volunteers from SCB worked with blind and partially sighted people back in...

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Our new charitable partner – BSkyB

Thomas Pocklington Trust is now a charitable partner of BSkyB, offering their employees’ opportunities to volunteer at Pocklington centres. For more information visit the employer-supported volunteering page. ‘Having met the people at Thomas Pocklington Trust and all the volunteers, especially at the Stourbridge Centre, I think it’s a fantastic charity and very quickly we’ve become involved with the Trust in quite a few centres’. Myles Christon,...

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