Description

This is a unique opportunity to volunteer in a mental health setting to engage with clients in a variety of settings. As a general assistant you will support the staff team to inspire and engage our clients to sample the activities provided within our premises or in the wider community. You will build positive relationships with clients and be supportive of them as they improve their skills and social interaction. You will also help the team to prepare for activities and maintain workspaces and equipment.

Organisation aims and objectives

Wisecraft is a joinery and craft workshop & gallery offering therapeutic work in a supported setting to people in Strathmore with enduring and/or severe mental health problems.

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You will need to be reliable, friendly and enjoy working with people

Restrictions

Experience required: You will have an interest in mental wellbeing, understand the recovery approach to support clients and a practical, 'can-do' attitude, good listening skills. Some experience or knowledge of creative arts, gardening and woodwork or healthy lifestyle choices beneficial but training can be provided
Travel details: Wisecraft, Blairgowrie
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses details: Volunteer expenses are available

Last updated 2 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.