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Create short videos for the people we support to enjoy and join along with during the Winter season!

Arts / Entertainment volunteers needed for Dimensions

Can you help bring Winter Magic joy to the people we support?

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to create short videos for the people we support to enjoy and join along with during the Winter season via our YouTube channel!

Your video could involve:

  • Telling a festive story or poem
  • Singing, playing an instrument, or sharing your favourite dance
  • Creating arts and crafts, or baking festive treats
  • Recording a Christmas themed game/quiz
  • Sharing festive traditions from around the world (eg food, greetings, stories, music)

We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Enthusiastic and personable, with clear communication skills
  • Comfortable/confident with recording themselves
  • Able to create a video on a good quality mobile phone or DSLR camera
  • Happy to consent for their video(s) to be uploaded to our Dimensions YouTube channel (online consent form to be completed)
  • Happy to follow our supplied guidelines to capture good quality video
  • Ideally able to create and submit a video before 1st November
Organisation
Contact person firstname
Sarah Callaghan, Volunteering Officer
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0300 303 9162
Contact instructions?
Call 0300 303 9162 Mon - Fri 9am-5pm,
Email volunteering@dimensions-uk.org
or apply online via www.dimensions-uk.org/volunteering

Location description
Virtual, home based role
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
For a one off event
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
This is a one-off opportunity, we would ideally like to receive videos from volunteers before 1st November as we are aiming to share them with people we support (via Dimensions YouTube channel) during November/December.
Task type?
Arts / Entertainment
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloInventiveCreativeCommunicatorHas a few minutes to spareHas a few hours to spare
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
No
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Video guidelines provided
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
No
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?
10
Opportunity added on
21 September 2021

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