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Seeking a creative storyteller to join our activities programme

Arts / Entertainment volunteers needed for Salvation Army (Willow House) in RG1

We are looking for a Storyteller to be part of the activities programme supporting the homeless and vulnerable in Reading.

The role will involve the telling and/or reading stories to our residents.

The role would be ideal for someone with a theatrical background, although this is by no means vital and we are open to applications from all walks of life.

Contact person firstname
Gary Stocking-Williams, Specialist Support Worker
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01182073017
Mobile?
07909006705
Contact instructions?
Monday to Friday 08.00-16.30
Location address line 1
Willow House
Line 2
Willow Street
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 3LW

Map
Location description
Reading
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?
Mon PMTue PMWed PMThu PMFri PMSat PMSun PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Arts / Entertainment
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular schedulePublic speakerGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveCommunicatorEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
A centre induction will be provided.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Regular supervision and also regular contact. We will also provide attendance during the sessions.
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel. If any outside expenses are incurred for training etc: expenses will be covered.
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 February 2019