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Provide a warm welcome to members of our singing group

Reception / Meet and greet volunteers needed for Age UK Berkshire

Volunteer support for Age UK singing group in Tilehurst

This is an active group of up to 70 over-50s who enjoy meeting and singing together. A volunteer is needed to help out every week.

Main tasks:
– Assist with the setup of the hall where the activity takes place
– Welcome participants
– Take the register and collect session fees
– Help new people to settle in
– Ensure participants are comfortable and safe during the session – providing access to water, making sure that they are not too hot/cold, etc
– Alert the instructor to any concerns you may have about participants
– Provide refreshments after the session (teas/coffees)
– Clear away after the session, leave the hall clean, tidy and secure

Volunteers are welcome to participate free of charge when not occupied with their duties.

You will need to be:
– Kind, caring and friendly
– Organised and reliable
– Able to work as part of a team, but also unsupervised at times
– Sociable and a good communicator
– Prepared to commit to attend regularly, and give as much notice as possible if you are unable to attend so that cover can be arranged

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Pat Olver, Volunteer administrator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 959 4242
Location address line 1
School Road
Line 2
Tilehurst
Town
West Reading
County
Berkshire

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
No
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Thu AM
Availability required
All of these times
Additional timing details
Weekly on Thursdays 10:15am to 12:30pm
Task type?
Reception / Meet and greet
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSociableSupportive
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction and on-the-job training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Ongoing support from the volunteer coordinator
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel expenses and reimbursement for supplies (tea, coffee, milk sugar etc)
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
21
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
2
Opportunity added on
19 October 2018

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