Activities volunteer (Shoreham)

Assist people with a physical, sensory or memory impairment with general day centre activities at Glebelands day centre.

Glebelands day centre in Shoreham-by-Sea provides a wide range of activities for people who have a physical, sensory or memory impairment and people with an acquired brain injury. The centre is currently seeking a volunteer to work alongside a member of staff, assisting customers with a variety of activities.

How to apply

You can apply using our online form.

Apply online

Alternatively you can download a version of our application form which you can complete and send to us.

Application form (Word, 47KB)

Send your completed application form to:

Glebelands
Middle Road
Shoreham-by-Sea
West Sussex
BN43 6GA

Role description

Skills required

  • A positive attitude.
  • Creativity and imagination.
  • An interest in working with a diverse group of people.
  • Good communication skills.

Ideal volunteer

Our ideal volunteer enjoys mixing with a diverse group of people, is patient and understanding, and positive and encouraging.

Details of duties

Supporting customers in activities that are run at the centre in the form of group work or one-to-one sessions. Activities can include games, reminiscence and music sessions and circle dance.

Regularity of duties

This could be either a morning or afternoon session on a weekday. Each session is approximately an hour to an hour and a half in length.

Guidance and support

A member of staff will be available at all times during the volunteering sessions.

Training and equipment

Volunteers will receive a formal introductory session before beginning their role. Any equipment required for the activities will be provided by the centre.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Volunteers will not be required to have a DBS check before undertaking the role.

References

Volunteers will be required to provide two references before undertaking the role. They will also need to attend a short interview.

 
Last updated:
3 July 2017

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