Charity registered in Scotland SC035124

C-Change is committed to supporting real positive change in the lives of individuals and families with support needs regardless of age and personal circumstances. The organisations believes in the strength of community. The organisation also believes that we all need support at different times in our lives and with the right kind of support all of us can flourish and be full and active citizens.

Current opportunity

Would you like to support people with learning disabilities to socialise and make friends? Dates-n-Mates is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities. We run lots of social events and activities, helping people to meet others and to build friendships and relationships. As an Events Volunteer, your role is to help our members enjoy socialising in safe and friendly environments. Our events include going to restaurants, pubs, cinema, tenpin bowling, day trips and walks. The events are sociable, great fun and your role is very rewarding. You will initially shadow a volunteer or member of staff to help you get to know everyone and see what is involved. Events take place afternoons and evenings Monday to Friday and usually last 2 hours. We ask our volunteers to commit to a minimum of 1 event per month. All expenses including travel will be covered. We're looking for a volunteer who is sociable, friendly, confident and has excellent people skills. Good communication skills are essential. You will be kind and patient when interacting with people who have different communication or mobility needs. You will be able to interact respectfully with people from a range of different backgrounds. As you will be representing dates-n-mates, you will be courteous and professional as well as being reliable and punctual.