Craft Activities Assistant

  • VO59365


St Colms has a well equipped craft room where they make all kinds of greetings cards and have just began making wedding invitations to order.

We are looking for volunteers assist adults with learning disabilities with various craft activities with the main one being card making
Tasks include cutting out shapes, assembling cards, computer work and photography. This would suit someone who is creative but experience is not necessary as training will be given. Tasks are arranged to suit ability and preference.

Organisation aims and objectives

Lifestyles provides modern learning disability services in Orkney. Ensuring that individuals have more person centred services with increased meaningful opportunities in partnership with the local community. Lifestyles offers a service for people with a range of learning disabilities who are 18 or over. The Lifestyles service has two bases. The St Colm's base develops individuals employment skills and opportunities. The Pickaquoy Centre base provides individuals with social, leisure and recreational opportunities. It has various rooms that can be hired. For bookings between 08.30 and 18.00 Monday to Friday please contact Ross Groundwater at For evening and weekend bookings please contact the Pickaquoy Centre on 01856 879900.


PVG required.
Minimum age: 18


Training details: Induction covers health and safety, confidentiality and an insight into working with adults with learning disabilities. There will be ongoing training in crafts as required.

Last updated 2 months ago