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Help us to provide a safe and empowering environment for adults with learning disabilities

Support volunteers needed for Reading Mencap in RG1

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support adults with a learning disability take part in meaningful activities. These activities include crafts, cooking, karaoke, sports, trips out and more.

Gateway Club runs weekly during term time 7.15pm-9.15pm and is for adults with a learning disability.

We provide a safe and empowering environment where the individuals that attend decide the activities.

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Abbi Chambers, Clubs Manager
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 966 2518
Location address line 1
21 Alexandra Road
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 5PE

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Tue EVE
Availability required
All of these times
Additional timing details
Weekly during term time, 7.15pm - 9.15pm
Task type?
Support
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedInventiveGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveCreativeCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Safeguarding, on the job
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From Clubs Manager and Club Staff
Are expenses paid?
No
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?
3
Opportunity added on
22 February 2019

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