Last updated:
3 July 2017

Music volunteers (East Grinstead)

Entertain customers of Glen Vue day centre by playing or singing musical sets.

We are looking for a volunteer (or volunteers playing together) to provide light musical entertainment by playing an instrument of their choice and/or singing, to provide a stimulating and engaging environment for those attending the centre.

Glen Vue is a specialist day centre in East Grinstead, providing a wide range of activities for adults with a physical, sensory or memory impairment, or an acquired brain injury.

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 then email or post to us.

Application form (Word, 47KB)

Email or post your completed application form to:

Glen Vue
Railway Approach
East Grinstead
West Sussex
RH19 1BS

Role description

Skills required

  • Play an instrument or sing to a small group of adults.
  • Plan a set which will engage those attending the centre.
  • Empathise with day centre customers who have complex needs.
  • Work alongside day centre staff and other volunteers.

Ideal volunteer

  • Comfortable performing music to a group.
  • Enjoys entertaining people.
  • Happy to play music which adults attending the centre can relate to.
  • Demonstrates patience and understanding.

Details of duties

  • Play a piano, guitar or other instrument, or sing (please note, the centre has a piano, tambourine, triangle and bells, but volunteers would need to bring any other instruments with them).
  • Arriving prepared to play a set.

Regularity of duties

Performing music sessions at least once a month, fortnightly or weekly by arrangement.

Guidance and support

Volunteers will receive ongoing guidance and support from an assigned member of staff, as well as regular 3-monthly supervision sessions. They may also have a mentor assigned from the staff team, if they wish.

Training and equipment

Volunteers will receive a formal introductory session before beginning their role. Appropriate additional training will also be available as required.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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

References

Volunteers will be required to provide two references before undertaking the role.

 

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