Chippenham, Wiltshire
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary, A regular commitment would be appreciated, eg once a week, twice a month
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Are you a fan of folk music? Do you enjoy going to local gigs?


A gentleman we support in Chippenham absolutely loves folk music and would love to have a volunteer buddy to share this passion with!

“Hi - I live in Chippenham and I am supported by Dimensions.  I enjoy folk music and would love you to come to folk gigs and share this interest with me. I also enjoy meeting new people, especially at the pub!”


If you would like to make a difference and make a great friend along the way, we would love to hear from you!  


Activities will include:

  • Having regular phone or video calls with your buddy
  • Enjoying folk music together
  • Providing chat, company, friendship and fun
  • Going to local gigs together, going for drinks at the pub, and socializing together in other local spots


Activities will NOT include: Personal care, medication or financial assistance.


We are looking for someone who is:

  • Comfortable with using either phone or video calls (eg Teams, Zoom)
  • Friendly and enthusiastic
  • Happy to chat about shared interests such as folk music
  • Comfortable chatting with people with learning disabilities and autism.
  • Reliable and willing to commit to volunteer regularly (exact times/days can be agreed)


A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role.


How Dimensions is managing Covid-19

We confirm we have complied with the government guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19.  We would like to assure applicants and new starters that Dimensions is taking all possible steps to minimise risks to volunteers and colleagues during the coronavirus pandemic.


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Refreshed on: 17 January 2022
Closing date: 28 February 2022
Tags: Support Worker, Vocational/Services

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