Group assistant volunteer

  • VO95862


Description

We are looking for volunteers! This is a great opportunity to build on your skills and experience to help the work of a small charity in South Lanarkshire.

Headway South Lanarkshire exists to provide support, information and referrals for people with an acquired brain injury. We aim to reduce social isolation increase access to information and referral information and empower people with an ABI to have more control over their lives.

Duties include:
• To arrange appropriate food and beverages in advance of the group
(specifics will be provided)
• Setting up and clearing away for the group
• Arrange activities for the group and source materials
• To distribute literature from Headway UK to members including
competitions and information

No experience required, just dedication and enthusiasm. Outgoing, friendly, and proactive character. Enjoy partnership and development work. Approachable and friendly. Ability to work on own using initiative at times.

Organisation aims and objectives

Headway exists to promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their family and friends. A weekly group is held with various activities taking place from support groups to fun days out. Members receive help and support in coping with life, find out what local services are available and share in the emotional rollercoaster that goes with brain injury.

Availability

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Frequency and commitment details

This applies to expense payment frequency

Restrictions

No Gender Restriction, Age restriction due to dealing with vulnerable people
Experience required: No Expertise, Caring,Good Communicator,Good Listener,Open minded,Organised,Patient,Practical,Reliable / Dependable,Sociable,Social Conscience,Team Player,Trustworthy,
Travel details: The opportunity takes at multiple location across South Lanarkshire Across South Lanarkshire,Hamilton
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed
Training details: Various training on offer, learning new skills.