Dog Walking Group Support Volunteer

Chapter Published: September 22, 2017
Location
Opportunity Type
Category
Posted By
Chester VA
Benefits
Community
Skill
Social
Activities
Mentoring
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

Chapter offers a range of tailored services to people with long term and enduring mental ill-health. We work towards greater independence, improved confidence and steps towards education and employment. We cover the whole of West Cheshire and work with 120 people a year.
We are at an exciting stage in our history, being successful at securing funding to enable us to continue offering a solid support service, as well as access external expertise to improve our service offer, improve our impact measurement and improve our efficiency and professionalism. We have an enthusiastic staff team and supportive service-users.

 

Job Description
• To aid the running of Chapters dog walking group
• Helping to plan walking routes and refreshment stops
• Meeting the group at Chester Station and purchasing tickets
• Accompanying the group on public transport
• Undertaking a 1-3 hour walk in the Cheshire or Wirral area

What difference will I be making?
• Providing an opportunity for people with Mental Health Conditions from Neston/Chester and Ellesmere Port and surrounding areas to meet up and walk with their dogs
• Reducing isolation for people with mental health conditions
• Providing an active pastime for people

 

Person Specification
• Happy friendly welcoming individual
• Good interpersonal skills
• Organisational skills would be an asset
• Must like dogs

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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