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Furry Friends - Clacton

Personal Support
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Salary Details:
31 Jan 2020
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.

Job Advert

We are looking for some 4 legged volunteers who would like to visit the people we support

There are some green spaces close by and the people we support would like to help walk the dog to this space and throw a ball, and have some fun. 

You would need to be happy to share the walking and handling of your dog with the people we support where appropriate. 

A calm, well behaved, obedient dog and owner will be needed for this role

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 also apply by downloading and filling in the form from the "Additional information" button at the bottom of the page.  You will need to email your completed form to Annette.lewis@mencap.org.uk
What can I expect from Mencap?

Relevant training 
Induction to the service and volunteer role
A settling in period to make sure this is the right role for you and your dog
To feel fully supported in your role
Agreed out-of-pocket expenses to be reimbursed (e.g. travel)
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
Learn new skills
Feel appreciated and valued