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Arts & Craft Volunteer

  • VO29742


Description

We are looking for a volunteer with an interest/skill in arts & craft. Following brain injury many people display poor motivation, low self esteem and poor self expression. Creative activity is an important source of personal satisfaction and self esteem and is a socially acceptable & controllable medium for expressing feelings. We hope to develop an arts and craft group which will provide opportunities for social interaction and the development of creative skills. we have a large selection of materials and staff will be able to assist - we just need the guidance and inspiration.

Organisation aims and objectives

The Head Injury Service aims to facilitate and maximise the extent of recovery from traumatic brain injury and to assist individuals adapt to whatever limitations attect their ability to function in the community. By careful assessment of each individual's abilities and lifestyle, we aim to provide a programme which promotes development in the following areas - social, physical, educational and leisure.

Restrictions

Experience required: Arts and craft experience - no qualifications required. Friendly outgoing personality. Ability to adapt activities to suit individual abilities.
Travel details: Dirrans Centre, Dirrans Terrace, Kilwinning.

Support

Expenses details: Expenses paid on day of attendance Mileage rate 35p per mile or public transport costs paid.
Training details: Information & training on brain injury Health and Safety Epilepsy Awareness
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 2 months ago