Buddie to support Adults with Learning Difficulties

Cheshire West and Chester Council Community Day services Published: October 16, 2017
Location
Ellesmere Port
Opportunity Type
Category
Posted By
EPNAVCO
Benefits
Practical Experience
Skill
Social
Activities
Befriending & Buddying
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

 

About the opportunity

People to act as buddies and mentors to provide support to adults with learning disabilities, enabling them to participate in activities in the community and within the centre.

We access activities which people express an interest in doing; this includes leisure i.e. sports, cycling, swimming, educational i.e.college courses, libraries and enable and support people with learning disabilities to be volunteers in conservation projects,catering, admin and others.

No qualifications necessary. Volunteers would need good communication skills and particularly good listening skills. A believe that people with a disability are valued and important citizens is essential, as is being friendly and approachable.

Flatt Lane Community Centre, near West Cheshire College. Trial period; out of pocket expenses paid in line with policy; volunteers can access training; support offered; training for role given.

The Volunteer will need a DBS check

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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