Carlisle, Cumbria (On-site)
Voluntary Basis

Actively Interviewing

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Job description

It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas! We have a number of care services for older people in Tower Hamlets, Tameside, Cumbria and Leeds who are looking for helpers for their Christmas time activities. Your duties as a Volunteer helper will be varied and could include writing Christmas cards, wrapping presents, helping at Christmas parties and Christmas craft activities.

Helping at parties will include setting up the room, moving tables and chairs where necessary. Making and handing out refreshments, setting up party games, playing music, and spreading general Christmas cheer.

If you are helping at a Christmas craft activity you will prepare the materials, promote the activity to residents, make refreshments, help our residents with the crafts where needed, and tidy away at the end of the session.

Christmas jumpers welcomed!

Volunteer Duties:

·         Attend and prepare for our Christmas events

·         Promote events to our residents

·         Spread Christmas cheer

·         Help with decorating the service

·         Make and hand out refreshments

·         Set up party games

As a volunteer with Creative Support we offer training for your role, access to a volunteer supervisor, an induction, a monthly Volunteer newsletter, and an online volunteer’s peer support group. Together we can make a difference.

Suggested Time Commitment: Various dates and times available.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks. Applicants who are unable to receive the vaccination on medical grounds are still welcome to apply with provision of their official NHS COVID pass letter of medical exemption.

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Posted on: 02 November 2023
Closing date: 02 January 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 73312
Tags: Social Care/Development

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