Could you make a difference to children with Learning Disabilities by supporting our Club Leaders?

Support volunteers needed for Reading Mencap in RG1

Could you make a difference to children with Learning Disabilities by supporting our Club Leaders?

Saturday Club meets in term-time, 9.00am – 12.00pm, for young people with a Learning Disability, aged 8 to 11, providing a fun, safe and supportive environment.

We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Supportive
  • enthusiastic
  • proactive

The Saturday Club offers fun activities such as:

  • Cooking
  • arts and crafts
  • music
  • soft play.

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
Abbi
Lastname
Chambers
Contact person's position
Team Leader Clubs
Their phone number?
0118 966 2518
Location address line 1
Reading Mencap, 21 Alexandra Road
Town
Reading
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?
Sat AM
Availability required
All of these times
Additional timing details
9.00am - 12.00pm, every Saturday in term-time
Task type?
Support
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedSociablePatientSupportiveEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From club leaders and fellow volunteers
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
11 August 2016