Gig Buddies Virtual Social Lead - Hull (#14044089) 

United Kingdom

About Mencap What difference will I make?1.4 million people in the UK have a learning disability.Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.Volunteering with us is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team. Job Advert All Gig Buddies on the project have the opportunity to attend online group activities such as various types of quizzes, karaoke, games and activities. They are a great opportunity for likeminded people to meet virtually. This role is to support the volunteer manager to organise these ‘socials’ and work alongside the volunteer manager to facilitate them. What skills do I need? Friendly and approachable Reliable and patient Interested in others Accepting of others who might be different to yourself Willing to volunteer within guidelines and to take direction where necessary Good communication and listening skills Good organisational skills and planning About the teamThe Gig Buddies project supports people with a learning disability and autism across Hull, to go to Gigs and night-time activities. The people we support are a great group of wonderful, enthusiastic, and fun loving individuals. When do I need to be available?Social activities take place over zoom twice a month. The role is flexible but ideally we’d like someone for approximately 6 hours a month to support with the planning of events.You would meet virtually with the volunteer manager once a month for 1 hour and spend 2 further hours to plan and organise the activity. How do I apply?You can apply online on Mencap’s website at https://www.mencap.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer-mencap/gig-buddiesOr email/call the volunteer manager, Emily for more info on: [email protected] Benefits What can I expect from Mencap? Training and induction To feel fully supported in your role Expenses up to £10 per month Meet new people Learn new skills Feel appreciated and valued

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