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Offered by:
Nottingham Mencap
 
Location(s): Berridge, Sherwood
 
Address where volunteering takes place: Harpenden House 203 Edwards Lane Sherwood Nottingham NG5 3JA  

How many places are on offer?

4

Purpose of Role:

Gener8 Transitions Club days are filled with fun, with some in-house activity days such as arts and crafts, singing, music and dancing, drama and more. Are you able to give your time to support these young people?


Role Description:

Gener8 Transitions Club is for young people from 14 years old to 24 years old with a range of learning disabilities. Our days are filled with fun, with some in-house activity days such as arts and crafts, singing, music and dancing, drama, computers, football and basketball amongst many more. We also go on a range of trips including the cinema, Stonebridge City Farm and meals out in the community.

Volunteers are needed on the 2nd Saturday and 4th Saturday of the month.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

Duties:
- Supporting young people to participate in a range of activities including indoor and outdoor games, cookery, arts and crafts.
- The setting up and clearing away of equipment
- Supporting on outings i.e. cinema, bowling and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of service users.

Skills/Qualities Required:
- Ability to work with people with a learning disability
- Enthusiasm for working with teenagers and young adults
- Empathy, patience, sense of humour
- Ability to work in a team and use initiative

 
When required:

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
 

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

18+

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?
How long to complete training and recruitment?
 
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out?
DBS Disclosure required? Yes
 

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