Arts and Crafts Volunteer

Job Reference: 69774
Posted: Thursday 12th October 2023
Closing Date: Friday 12th January 2024
Voluntary Basis
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

We are setting up a new arts and crafts group based at our Staffordshire day centre. Our office is centrally located in Stoke on Trent and easily accessible by public transport. We are looking for a sessional Arts and crafts volunteer who can deliver weekly sessions to our service users. As part of your volunteer role you will plan the group sessions, making sure that the activities are inclusive for all our service users. You will take a creative approach to delivering the sessions using a variety of arts and crafts materials including paints, yarn, paper, colouring pens, and clay. 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 an arts facilitation role.

Volunteer Duties:

  • Setting up for the session, moving tables and chairs if necessary.
  • Helping people to learn new crafts
  • Making refreshments
  • Clearing away at the end of the session.
  • Helping to promote the sessions to service users

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 support network group on Zoom.

Preferred time commitment: Flexible on days and times

If you would like to discuss volunteering with us, the role you’re applying for or you application form you can contact our Volunteer Department on 0161 236 0829 or email

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start volunteering with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to 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.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

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

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