Department:
Lifestyles & Work
Opportunity Type:
Volunteer
Town/City:
Telford
30 Sep 2021
Hours Per Week:
6

Job Advert

We support adults with a learning disability living in the Telford area to access volunteering and paid work.

We are looking for volunteers to support our Supported Internship Programme in Telford.

We deliver relaxed classroom-based sessions to young people, aged between 16 and 25, to prepare them for work, and support them to improve their numeracy and literacy skills.

Along with Mencap staff and other volunteers, you will be supporting people on a 1:1 basis and in small groups. 

You will support them with the session activities, helping to keep them motivated and engaged.

Sessions run on Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 4pm at the following location:

Meeting point house, South Water Square, Telford TF3 4HS 

Volunteers can do one day, or multiple days. We just ask that days are consistent and you can commit for a least 6 months. 
   

All surfaces are regularly sanitised, and social distancing adhered to in line with government guidance for educational settings.


For more information about the role please click on Role Profile below to download the volunteer role profile.

 

Benefits

What can I expect from Mencap?

  • 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

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.

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