"Knit and Knatter" assistant

St Anthony's
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
09 Jun 2017
09 Sep 2017
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours
Long Term

About the opportunity A group of residents would like to learn how to knit and others would like to further develop thier skills. All we ask of volunteers is for them to sit with the residents individually and sometimes as a group, have a drink, chat and knit away. Knitting becomes fun when shared and when others are around to motivate the residents and that's where you come in.



About Leonard Cheshire Disability - St Anthony's


Leonard Cheshire Disability supports thousands of disabled people in the UK and works in over 50 countries. We campaign for change and provide innovative services that give disabled people the opportunity to live life their way. We want people to change the way they see disability - to think and act differently to make a positive difference to the lives of disabled people.Volunteers are involved a wide range of roles across the organisation, including befriending, accompanying disabled people to local activities, fundraising, organising social events, driving, gardening and maintenance.



What are they looking for?


Some one who is patient
someone fairly good at knitting
someone who can think of new ideas and ways to keep the residents motivated e.g putting thought into Finding appropriate patterns to their abilities.



Practical Considerations


Must have  Will require a criminal record check (DBS)  Will require references

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