Darlington, Darlington
Whitby, North Yorkshire
Voluntary, A regular commitment would be appreciated, eg once a week, twice a month
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Do you enjoy going for a spot of crabbing?


A gentleman we support in Low Coniscliffe has a keen interest in crabbing and would like a volunteer buddy to enjoy this hobby together.


If you know the top spots in Whitby to go crabbing and would like to share your passion, please get in touch!

Activities will include:

  • Chatting and getting to know your new buddy
  • A walk along the beach together
  • Sharing your interests and going crabbing


You would be accompanied by a member of his support staff during your volunteering activities together.


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


We are looking for a volunteer who is:

  • Enthusiastic, with good knowledge about crabbing
  • Able to answer general questions about crabbing and share skills relating to crabbing
  • Friendly, chatty and a good listener
  • Reliable/dependable and willing to commit to volunteer regularly (exact times/days can be discussed)


Two character references and a photo ID check 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.


What you’ll gain from being a Dimensions volunteer:

Dimensions provides support for around 3,500 people with learning disabilities and autism across the UK.


We help them to live more independently and be involved in their local communities.


Our volunteers play a vital role in our work and in return, we support them with:


  • Access to free online training (with access to 800 plus courses)
  • Free membership to an online shopping discount scheme
  • Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Dimensions staff
  • Reasonable expenses may be reimbursed at manager’s discretion
  • An opportunity to gain real experience in the social care sector


Want to apply for this role?

If you’d like to be a Dimensions volunteer, we’d love to hear from you! Simply click on Apply with Charity Jobs below.

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Refreshed on: 15 January 2022
Closing date: 28 February 2022
Tags: Support Worker, Vocational/Services

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