Group support Preston Adult Disability Day Services

Preston Adult Disability Day services would like volunteers to help support their group activities.

The Volunteer would be there to encourage and assist their service users to engage with the sessions building confidence through anticipating.

Monday 10.30-12.30

Tuesday 10.30-12.30

Wednesday 10.30-12.30 (Pottery Group) & 13.30 – 16:00 (woodwork group)

Applicants must be willing to go through an induction process with relevant background checks and an enhanced DBS check.

Please speak to a member of staff before applying to ensure it’s suitable for you.

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  • Befriend the service user and assist them to take part in the group activity.
  • Encourage and empower the service user to achieve specified and agreed goals and objectives
  • Reminiscence activities for those with dementia
  • Baking sessions with a small group
  • Playing board games, card games, dominoes, Bingo.
  • Arts and crafts sessions
  • Encourage and spend some time chatting to help to combat their feelings of loneliness
  • Help to brighten up a person’s day
  • To log your volunteering hours monthly
  • To complete training relevant to the role

Required Qualities:

  • Be a good communicator and listener
  • Be committed to providing a good and reliable service
  • Be patience and caring
  • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Knowledge of disability issues


Training will be provided in the form of distance eLearning. Volunteers must have completed the required eLearning training before any activity can be undertaken and will be asked to regularly refresh training when required.

Required Age:

18 years +


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Preston Adult Disability Day Services, Gerrard Street, Preston PR1 8NQ

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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