Activity Support Volunteer at Volunteering Matters

Volunteering Matters is a national charity creating and supporting volunteer-led projects across the UK.

LifeLines is a volunteer-led project supporting people aged 50 and over in Brighton. LifeLines runs activities and one-to-one support schemes to help older people stay more active and better engaged with their communities.

What does the opportunity involve doing?

To provide support to the Activity Lead volunteer in the running of a regular activity for people aged over 50 in the Brighton and Hove area. Our activities are really varied and range from Line Dancing to Quizzes to Singing and Exercising and much in between. We are also always keen to try out new activities and open to ideas! We are looking for someone who likes engaging with people, loves a chat and is happy to help with the set-up and smooth running of one or more of our activities in Brighton & Hove.

Responsibilities:

- Supporting the Activity Lead to set-up the activity and pack down/clean up at the end

- Interacting with attendees; being sociable, friendly and welcoming, especially to those who are attending for the first time(s) and may be more nervous

- Taking data where necessary (this could include registers of attendance or surveys as and when required)

- Taking money if the activity has a cost and storing it safely / banking it

What induction, training and support is offered?

You will be provided with an induction, training and support for this role.

What skills or qualities are needed?

An interest in working with people aged 50 and over

Good levels of self-organisation and reliability

A positive attitude and desire to grow

More info
Date added

10th May 2023

Organisation

Volunteering Matters

Location

This may vary, however, please contact us via email for this information.

Deadline for applications

31 Dec 2023

Categories

Bereaved people Black and minority ethnic groups Disabled people Non-English speakers/refugees Older people Other groups People with health problems People with mental health problems

Activities

Other activities

Disabled access?

No

Expenses paid?

Yes

Childcare available?

No

Contact name

Will Anjos

Phone number

07866457831