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Offered by:
The Studio at Padge Road
Location(s): Outside of Nottingham City
Address where volunteering takes place: Unit 2A 6 Padge Road Beeston Nottingham NG9 2JR  

How many places are on offer?


Purpose of Role:

If you love sport and love talking about it with people who have memories of players, athletes, teams and events, this is going to be a lot of fun as well as an oportunity to make a huge difference to the lives of people with dementia.

Role Description:

Sporting Memories is a group of people who get together at The Studio on Padge Road in Beeston on a Tuesday afternoon between 2 and 4 pm. The group encourages people with dementia to recall their memories of sport.

As a volunteer with the group, you'll be:

- having enjoyable conversations
- encouraging people to get involved in the chat
- joining in with activities
- being a welcoming presence
- helping with setting up and clearing up
- helping with refreshments

Along the way, you'll meet some great people and you'll almost certainly learn things about their memories of local, natonal and international sport.

Skills and Qualifications:

All you need for this role is a willingness to chat with people from a range of backgrounds and with a range of experiences.
You'll respect confidentiality, but be ready to share concerns with project leaders.
You don't even need to be able to list all of the FA Cup winners since 1920, but a general interest in sport would be a great sttarting point.

When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? No
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
Disability restrictions:

Please talk to us about your access needs

How long before volunteer can expect a response?

We will try to respond to volunteer enquiries within one week

How long to complete training and recruitment?

A couple of sessions

Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? Yes

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