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Round the World Challenge Launch Volunteer - York

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27 Mar 2020
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About Mencap

What difference will I make?

1.4 million people in the UK have a learning disability.

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.

Volunteering with us 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.

Job Advert

We will be launching the Round the World Challenge in York on the 31-03-2020.

We are looking for volunteers to help at the launch, and supporting the day to run smoothly.

On the day, we are looking for volunteers who would like to play a part by:

Meeting guests on arrival and signposting to various areas

Supporting with refreshments & keeping the rooms clean & tidy.

Taking part in games and activities as instructed by sports leaders.

Encouraging participants to take part in activities

When do I need to be available?

You will need to be available on the 31-03-2020.

10:30am – 12:30pm, Huntington Bowls Club, York

What skills do I need?

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Reliable and patient
  • Interested in others
  • Accepting of others who might be different to yourself
  • Willing to volunteer within guidelines and to take direction where necessary
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Training and induction
  • To feel fully supported in your role
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses to be reimbursed (e.g. travel) 
  • Meet new people
  • Learn new skills
  • Feel appreciated and valued