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Job Skills Session Volunteer - Liverpool

Lifestyles & Work
Opportunity Type:
Advertising End Date:
31 Jul 2019
About Mencap

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. We want to see a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

We are determined to achieve this by changing attitudes, providing services and influencing those who can help us change the lives of people with a learning disability.

Volunteering with Mencap is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.

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Please note: this role will now begin in August 2019. 

If you're looking for a volunteer role that will help support or develop your teaching and facilitation skills, this could be the role for you! 

We support a group of people with a learning disability in Mencap’s Liverpool Office. They are a fantastic group who have joined the ‘Empower Me’ Project. Session topics cover CV writing skills, job searching tips, interview skills, teamwork and more. As a volunteer, you will support the development of these skills, which are required to enter employment.

We will provide you with support and guidance during sessions. If you share the belief that people with disabilities are capable and deserve the chance to prove themselves in the world of work, this role could be the one for you.

For more information about the role and the service, please download the role profile at the bottom of the page. 
***Please note, you will first need to register to use the Mencap recruitment system - you will then be able to apply by filling in the application form***
You can download instructions on how to register and apply for volunteer roles from the Additional Information link at the bottom of the page.
  • Relevant training
  • Induction to the service and volunteer role
  • A settling in period to make sure this is the right role for you
  • To feel fully supported in your role
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed (e.g. travel and activity costs within an agreed limit)
  • The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a diverse team
  • The opportunity to learn new skills
  • To feel appreciated and valued for my contribution