Volunteer Activity Assistant – Cook a Meal Group (Job Ref: 19834)

Position Categories: Mental Health, new, North West, Part Time, Voluntary

Location: North Lancashire

Salary: Voluntary

Closing Date: 10 October 2018

Short Job Description:

About the Service: North Lancashire Community Inclusion Service is a Community Based Mental Health Service working across Lancaster and Morecambe as well as Fylde and Wyre.

The service provides support for people who have mental health needs and are at risk of social isolation. We offer support in health and wellbeing, housing and finance and work with individuals to assist in their personal progression and help them work towards achieving personal goals.

A large part of what we do is providing opportunities for our service users to learn new skills and develop their confidence. We have a range of activities available, such as cookery classes, photography, and sewing.

Purpose of the role: We’re looking for volunteers to provide support to the staff leading the session and ensuring those attending the session get the most out of the activity. As a Volunteer Activity Assistant, you will assist with the preparation and delivery of the activity which will include setting up the room, providing 1:1 support to attendees throughout the session and helping tidy up at the end of the session.

If you have a particular interest or skill, there is also an opportunity for you to lead a session. However this is optional and depends on the volunteer’s preference.

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.