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Are you artistic and crafty? Come join our team!

Arts / Entertainment volunteers needed for Salvation Army (Willow House) in RG16AB

The role involves working with the residents of a Salvation Army homeless hostel.

The role would involve working alongside a staff member facilitating an art and craft session. It can involve various activities and we welcome ideas and suggestions from the volunteers as to what we can offer in the session. We will provide all materials.

Contact person firstname
Gary Stocking-Williams, Specialist Support Worker
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 2073 017
Mobile?
0790 9006 705
Contact instructions?
Monday to Friday 08.00-16.00
Location address line 1
Willow House
Line 2
Willow Street
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG16AB

Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Thu PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
The Art and Craft group runs from 14.00-16.00 every Thursday.
Task type?
Arts / Entertainment
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveCreativeCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Although not specifically training for art and craft skill I do try and offer various training courses for all our volunteers that are specific to working with people with substance misuse issues .
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
A settling in period for the role, as well as a volunteer induction and regular one to one supervision sessions.
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel expenses. Also any costs incurred for materials for the group.
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
2
Opportunity added on
13 November 2019

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