News from Sight Support Ryedale 

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Sight Support Ryedale Privacy Statement. 

Sight Support Ryedale Privacy Statement. 
Our privacy policy sets out how Sight Support Ryedale (SSR) uses and protects any information that you give SSR when you use our services/website. 
SSR is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our services/website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with our privacy statement. 
This policy is effective from 1st May 2018. 
SSR may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. 
We may collect the following information: 
• Name, Sex, Next of Kin, Age. 
• Contact information including email address 
• Demographic information such as postcode 
We store the information on a password protected electronic database 
We require this information for the following reasons: 
We will hold this information for as long as you receive our service and will use it to send you our monthly programmes and newsletters. We will also use it to contact you if we haven’t heard from you within a reasonable amount of time. 
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We will never share your information with other organisations unless legally obliged to do so. 
Links to other websites: 
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. 
Controlling your personal information: 
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. 
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation. This information will be provided to you free of charge. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please email  

Current Vacancies at Sight Support Ryedale 

Community Engagement Worker 2023 
Do you want to make a difference in a charity where our mission is to improve quality of life for local people with sight loss? 
Sight Support Ryedale are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Community Engagement Worker to further develop social groups and activities for sight impaired people living in our rural community. 
Due to the rural nature of Ryedale, applicants will need access to their own vehicle and a full and clean driving licence. 
Working 28 hours per week this post, is initially, a 2-year fixed term contract funded by the National Lottery Community Fund 
Salary £18,203 (NJC Full Time Equivalent: £24,053 + 3% pension contribution. 28 days holiday, pro rata + public holidays 
For more information and an application pack contact Diane Tymon at or telephone our office: 01653 698860 
Closing date for applications: Applications will continue until a suitable candidate is found. 
Social Meeting & Excursion Volunteers 2023 
Do you or your friends have a few hours each month to spare? Are you looking for a flexible volunteering opportunity? If so, Sight Support Ryedale would love to hear from you. We are looking for people to help with our social groups and other activities including fundraising, crafts, driving, gentle exercise, walking, technology, day trips, telephone befriending and shopping. 
Experience is not necessary as training will be given. A friendly nature, empathy and an interest in people are essential. In return we can offer you friendship, a sense of community and some fabulous days out. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact the office on 01653 698860. 
Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Volunteer Driver 
Sight Support Ryedale is looking for volunteers who would be willing to drive a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle, which is a small transit van sized bus. This would be on an ad hoc basis and full training would be given. This vehicle can be driven on a car licence and any drivers must have a full and clean driving licence. All training would be provided. 
For more information please call the office on 01653 698860 

Gentle Exercise and Dance 2023 

If you would like top find out more please call the office on 01653 698860 or email 
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