Preston Day Services – Activity Assistant Volunteer

Preston Day Services, Gerrard St, Preston PR1 8NQ

Are seeking Activity Assistant Volunteers to support an inclusive dance session for adults on a Monday afternoon from 13:30-15:30.

Day services are provided in community settings. The service aims to support people with disabilities to regain/learn skills and confidence and help them to achieve their personal goals.

The volunteer must have the skills, knowledge and ability to help maximise the individual clients potential.

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Tasks:

To provide initial support to a group of adults with disabilities with a range of activities.

Volunteers are required to:

  • To log volunteering hours monthly and submit expenses where applicable via an on-line computer system
  • To complete minimum level training e.g. Safeguarding and commit to further training relevant to role.

Required Qualities:

  • Good communication skills
  • A basic level of understanding for supporting a diverse group of adults with learning disabilities

Training:

Training will be provided where necessary and may be in the form of peer support, distance learning or trainer led. Volunteers must have completed the required training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.

Required Age:

18 years +

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Preston Day Services, Gerrard St, 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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