Activity Group Volunteer

Congleton, Cheshire
Volunteer role
28 Feb 2019
28 May 2019
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours, 10 to 20 hours
Long Term

As a volunteer supporting our inclusive social activity group you will have regular contact with carers and people with care needs.

The groups are vital in supporting people that may be lonely or isolated. The groups are run by a skilled activities co-ordinator and supported by a carer support worker.
Your volunteering role may include:
Welcoming people to the group.
Helping people introduce themselves to other people.
Making refreshments.
Supporting someone to take part in a social activity.
This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to someone's life along with providing you with an opportunity to help someone whilst making new friends.

Days and Times for the Opportunity: Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM, Saturday AM

Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes

Skills and Qualifications Required:

Friendly approach and the ability to put clients at ease.
The ability to be tactful and sensitive.
A good sense of humour.
Respect for the client and their families.

What support is available for the volunteer?:

A first class induction, training and support along with reimbursement of local travel expenses.
Regular supervision.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

A first class induction programme covering
Welcome, Confidentiality, Personal Care, Moving and handling, First Aid adults and children, Food hygiene, Communication, Medication, Safeguarding.

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