Helper/Supporter

  • VO74652


Description

The role includes chatting to people, encouraging and supporting people to play games especially recognise numbers to play bingo and support members to serve refreshments at the break. The new beginnings club has planned activities throughout the year including arts and crafts sessions, nature walks, a weekly radio show on East Coast FM, fundraising activities and bus trips. Volunteers who get involved in the new beginnings club and are interested can take part in other activities the club runs but our first priority is to get two supporters helping out at our Wednesday evening social. This is held fortnightly in the Town House Haddington from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The club is very welcoming, very friendly and very much into having fun.

Organisation aims and objectives

The nbc is set up for Charity purposes only. The nbc's purposes are: 1. The promotion of equality in every way, recognizing individuality and celebration of difference by addressing inequalities that face disabled and non-disabled people in the community. 2. The provision of recreational facilities, or the organization of recreational facilities, with the purpose of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended by: a. Creating opportunities to improve health and fitness b. Trying out and exploring new activities c. Creating opportunities for meeting people and offering help so that others can get involved

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2-3 hours a fortnight

Restrictions

Experience required: A friendly person with a sense a fun who thinks they would enjoy working with people with disabilities and support them to have a good time with others. A willingness to learn.
Travel details: Several buses operate services to Haddington from various towns and villages in East Lothian.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Anyone interested in volunteering can come along to one of our Wednesday evening socials which are held fortnightly in the Town Hose Haddington from 6.:30pm to 8:30pm.

Last updated 5 months ago