Activities Assistant Volunteer

Job Reference: 68878
Posted: Thursday 6th June 2024
Closing Date: Friday 6th September 2024
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside
We have three extra care supported living services for older people with additional needs in the Ashton-under-lyne area
We are looking for creative Volunteers to set up and run activity groups across our three extra care services in line with Service User interests.


As part of your role you will ensure that service users are included in deciding the types of crafts and activities they would like to explore, and will plan and prepare for the sessions in advance to make sure that the materials and equipment are ready for each session. The sessions could be board games, arts and crafts, bingo, etc. You will reach out to service users to promote the activities including times and dates, and encourage people to attend. You will also ensure that the materials are tidied away and the space is left clean and tidy at the end of each session. This role is a great way to gain experience of a group facilitation role.


As a volunteer with Creative Support we offer training for your role, access to a volunteer supervisor, an induction, a monthly Volunteer newsletter, and an online volunteer’s peer support group.



·         Setting up for the activity, moving tables and chairs if necessary.

·         Assisting with the activity

·         Coming up with ideas for new sessions.

·         Making refreshments

·         Clearing away at the end of the session.

·         Helping to promote the sessions to service users.

·         Understand and work within Creative Support policies and procedures including boundaries.



Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email

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

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