Volunteer Activity Lead (Job Ref: 19852)

Position Categories: Full Time, new, North West, Voluntary

Location: Droylsden, Manchester

Salary: Voluntary

Closing Date: 13 September 2018

Short Job Description:

About the Service: Creative Support has opened a new Living Well Centre in Droylsden, Tameside. The new space acts as an office for the staff running our Living Well at Home service in Droylsden. The service is for older people, who may have mobility issues or other care needs, who require support in their own home.

The centre also has a space to be used for activities which will be open to our service users and the wider community.

Purpose of the role: We are looking for a Volunteer Activity Lead to work with the Droylsden staff to develop a regular timetable of activities which will run at the Living Well Centre. You will set up new activities, deliver sessions and engage service users to get the most out of the activities.

The activities may include arts and crafts, playing board games, bingo, quizzes, arm chair exercises, coffee mornings, and any other ideas you may bring with you. This is a great opportunity to take part in fun and interesting activities, meet new people, and engage with older people in the local community to help reduce loneliness.

Suggested Time Commitment: We would recommend a time commitment of 2 hours per week. The service is open 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday.

Application Instructions:

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.