Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Volunteer
03 Feb 2022
Hours Per Week:
0

Job Advert

Do you enjoy crafting and cake?  Good conversation?
 
We are looking for a friendly, approachable, calm and chatty volunteer to join our friendly team in Crookemoor in Sheffield.  We are looking for a volunteer to share their time with a lady who has a learning disability in our service, who would like to do some crafting activities with you.  You will be joining a friendly and caring team who want to ensure that the lady they supports gets the chance to share her passion with someone else who enjoys arts and crafts. 
 
The volunteer role is flexible and the days and times will be agreed with the volunteer and the service.  
 
As a volunteer you will need to be:
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Open to learning more about learning disability
  • Good time keeping 
If you would like to learn more about the volunteer role, please read the role profile.
 
The team really want to find a fantastic volunteer, so they have put together a poster about the volunteer role.  Please click on additional information to view it. 
 
Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support.  This is especially important in direct support roles as evidence is starting to grow that the vaccine could help stop the spread of the virus, as well as protecting the person vaccinated from getting very ill.

In addition, it is mandatory that you take a lateral flow test on the day of your volunteering.
 

Benefits

  • 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)
  • 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

About Mencap

Mencap wants 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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