Arts and crafts volunteer (Shoreham)

Assist people with a physical, sensory or memory impairment with arts and crafts 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, or an acquired brain injury. The centre is currently seeking a volunteer to work alongside a member of staff, assisting customers with arts and crafts 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 keen interest in arts and crafts activities.
  • Creativity and imagination.
  • An interest in working with a group of people with physical, sensory or memory impairments.

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 arts and crafts activities in our Art Room at the centre alongside a member of staff. We are happy for volunteers to help plan sessions and be as creative as they like but sessions need to be simple, easy to follow and possible to do with a group of people who may have different skills and abilities due to their cognitive and/or physical abilities.

Regularity of duties

This could be either a morning or afternoon session on a weekday. Morning sessions run on weekdays from 10.00am - 12.30pm and afternoon sessions from 2.00pm - 3.30pm.

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. Arts and crafts materials 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:
15 May 2018

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