Royal Mencap Society – Group Activity Volunteer

Details of the Charity:

Mencap is a charity supporting people with a learning disability through:

  • Supported living accommodation and support
  • Campaigning
  • Leisure activities
  • Family support
  • Employment support

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

Mencap have launched a number of exciting new clubs and groups for adults with learning disability, as part of our Me Time project in Hillingdon.

Each group is run by a Mencap facilitator but we need a volunteer at each session to help the people we support to get the most out of the activities.

  • Walking Group – Monday mornings in Uxbridge
  • Bowling Group – Monday afternoons in Uxbridge
  • Photography Group – Tuesday mornings in Uxbridge
  • Art Group – Thursday mornings in Uxbridge
  • Pub Social – Thursday afternoons in Uxbridge
  • Music Group – Thursday afternoons in Ruislip
  • Community Project – Friday afternoons in Hayes

All activities take place in the London Borough of Hillingdon.

When applying please say which group you wish to take part in.

Skills required:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good listening skills

Additional benefits to the Volunteer:

  • Make a difference in your community
  • Make a difference for adults with learning disability
  • Develop your confidence
  • Develop your communication skills
  • Develop your awareness of learning disability
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours volunteered will contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which leads to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony

Interested? Apply now!

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