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Help children with additional needs and disabilities in your local community!

Befriending / Visiting volunteers needed for Me2 Club

Help children with additional needs and disabilities in your local community! Make a difference to a child’s life by volunteering with us.

Me2 Club is a local charity that supports children with additional needs and disabilities in the Wokingham and Reading Boroughs attend mainstream activities including uniform groups, sports clubs and drama groups.

We do this by matching them with a 1-1 volunteer who supports them at the activity. By building a relationship with one of our young people our volunteers help them overcome barriers and be included.

If you are 16 years or older have 1-2 hours a week to give and have the desire to make a difference to a child’s life visit our website and fill in our application form today!

Get in touch to find out when we are run our next Volunteer Induction Training session.

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Nikki Tee, Activities and Volunteer Co-ordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 969 6369
Contact instructions?
Visit http://me2club.org.uk/volunteers/ to complete an application form

Location description
Reading & Wokingham
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon PMMon EVETue PMTue EVEWed PMWed EVEThu PMThu EVEFri PMFri EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedSociablePatientSupportiveCommunicatorWants to get out and about
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
8 hours of volunteer induction training.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
All volunteers will have an allocated Activities and Volunteers Coordinator (AVC) who will attend the first few sessions with them. AVC will then visit termly and be available for telephone support or additional visits when needed.
Are expenses paid?
Yes
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
16
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
10
Opportunity added on
10 September 2020

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