Volunteering

Volunteering

Creative Writing Facilitator for Making Space

Role Type: Regular
Based: All of Warrington
Categories: Supporting people
Does this opportunity include close supervision / mentoring?: Yes
Does this opportunity require independent working?: Yes
Is this opportunity suitable for someone looking to participate / first-time volunteer?: Yes

What would I be doing?

Your role will be to volunteer a few hours a week by delivering a creative writing course enabling our members to express themselves through writing, either personal stories or poetry.

By volunteering with Making Space you will be making a difference in someone's life by sharing your skills and knowledge giving them your time in helping them to use their imagination and create written experiences, which in turn will help them in building confidence and expressing themselves.

What skills do I need?

We are looking for someone who ideally studies English and College or University and would like to teach in the future.

No qualifications are needed but some experience with supporting people with a mental health condition is useful.

You will have the chance to teach or show your skills and abilities. We are looking for volunteers that are good listeners, positive, patient and want to help others and are good with people.

About Making Space

Making Space is a national charity and leading provider of adult health and social care services. We provide care and support in the community, in people's homes, as well as specialist residential care services for vulnerable adults and carers.

People receive support that is personalised to them to promote their independence, build confidence and help them with achieving their goals and aspirations.

Recruitment and training details:

As part of the application process, a DBS check may be done depending on the role. This is free of charge and support will be given with this. A positive disclosure does not disqualify you from volunteering with us.

To find out more you can contact Beverly Brindle by emailing Beverly.brindle@makingspace.co.uk or calling 01925 652204 or by visiting the Day Service at 44 Allen Street, Warrington, WA2 7JB

Is a DBS required? Yes

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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