Department:
Volunteering
Opportunity Type:
Volunteer
Town/City:
Huntingdon
Salary Details:
0
31 Aug 2021
Hours Per Week:
0

Job Advert

Do you enjoy planning a journey? We have a gentleman who lives in a shared house and enjoys nothing more than going out and about. We are looking for a special volunteer who will be patient and supportive.
 
He likes routines and as his visiting volunteer you will need to plan the time you spend together and keep to that plan. He likes buses, trains, cars and any mode of transport.
 
He likes to go out and about, and end the day by visiting a coffee shop or cafe. 
 
He enjoys word searches and loves a new book and pen.
 
Staff are very welcoming and happy to help you settle into this role and will help to support you and him to get the best out of visits, they will be happy for your visits to be at home until you are both happy to venture alone
 
This role will suit someone looking to volunteer 6 times a year for quiet a while so you will get to know each other 
  
The staff are fantastic and engaging you will be warmly welcomed in to the home, they are full of ideas and will help a volunteer to settle in to the surroundings.
 
For all enquires please email annette.lewis@mencap.org.uk 
 
 
 

Benefits

 
 
As a Mencap volunteer you will receive:
 
  • 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 to be reimbursed (e.g. travel)
  • The opportunity to meet new people
  • The opportunity to learn new skills
  • To feel appreciated and valued for my contribution

About Mencap

Mencap is the leading learning disability charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We work with people with a learning disability and their families to challenge prejudice and change laws, and we directly support thousands of people to live their lives as they choose.

 

 


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