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Join our expanding Mencap Enables project and help people with learning disabilities

Support volunteers needed for Reading Mencap in RG1

We are looking for volunteers for the Mencap Enables project, our user-led activity day service for adults with a learning disability.

Due to it’s popularity the project has recently increased from 3 days to 4!

We are looking for supportive and enthusiastic volunteers to give their time every Friday 9.00am-4.00pm.

The group enjoy activities such as:

  • canoeing
  • yoga
  • bowling
  • golf
  • baking
  • arts and crafts
  • gardening
  • sports and lots more!

Interested? Find out a little more about volunteering with Reading Mencap, read Hannah & Mary’s story.

Reading Mencap Volunteers Hannah & Mary

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Amanda Limm, Office 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?
Fri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
9.00am - 4.00pm
Task type?
Support
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSociablePatientSupportiveCreativeCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Safeguarding, Learning Disability Awareness
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From ME Project Leader and Deputy
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?
2
Opportunity added on
28 February 2017

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