Music Group Facillitator

  • VO72808


Description

Hillcrest Future’s Community Hub in Dundee provides music activities for enthusiasts over the age of 16 who have various disabilities and support needs. Dependent on the individuals involved, activities may include helping and encouraging service users to take part in playing the drums, Ukulele and or singing. Volunteers will assist the group leader in activities, chat to service users and make them feel welcome, undertake admin tasks such as taking register, handing out paperwork as required.

Organisation aims and objectives

We aim to improve the quality of life of everyone we work with, offering varying levels of support to people in different settings making a difference to people and support them to live their life. • Providing flexible, creative, responsive and person centred services • Developing and training our staff to be the best care providers • Ensuring quality accommodation in the community • Assisting to deliver employment and leisure activities to our service users We currently support people who have a learning disability, mental health problems, people on the Autism Spectrum and people who are or have been homeless.

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Restrictions

Experience required: We are keen to hear from volunteers who have a love of making or appreciating music. If you can play an instrument and sing that’s even better but not essential. We would like to hear from people with have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people and bring their own commitment, energy and enthusiasm to the role. Building a good rapport with service users is important on a group setting and 1:1 basis
Travel details: Our community hub is situated at 17B Scott Court Dundee with good public transport.
Minimum age: 17

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Yes, public transport costs reimbursed on production of tickets purchased. 45p per mile for agreed journeys connected with volunteer opportunity.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Volunteers will be overseen by the group leader/line manager and training will be given on an on-going basis, depending on the needs of individual volunteers. Initial inductions are given and then any training required would be planned through discussion with group leader/line manager.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago

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