What would I be doing?

• Supporting children and young people with disabilities to take part in sessions.
• Encouraging children to get involved and have fun.
• Helping to facilitate a range of creative and fun, inclusive activities.
• Helping to set up equipment and tidy away at the end of the session.
• Helping to maintain a safe and welcoming environment.

What do I need?

• Creativity and patience
• Willingness to get involved and play
• Being approachable and friendly
• Good communication skills
• Accepting of others who might be different to you and the ability to work as part of a diverse team
• A willingness to learn and work within guidelines set out by Midland Mencap
• Honesty, integrity and trustworthy
• Good time management skills, reliability
• An enhanced DBS check will be required by all successful applicants.

When and where do you need me?

• We hold an afterschool club between 15.00 – 18.00 Mon-Fri in term time
• We hold weekend sessions (Saturday & Sunday) between 10.00 – 16.00
• We also offer daytime activities in the school holidays.

• Weoley Castle Community Centre.
• Bottetourt Road, Weoley Castle, Birmingham. B29 5TE

What’s in it for me?

As one of our valued volunteers, Midland Mencap will offer you:
• The opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children with learning disabilities
• An induction and settling in period
• Any training and development that is needed – including our volunteer development schedule to help you gain valuable skills and experience
• Add your volunteering activity to your CV, and also get a reference

• The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a diverse team
• Support within your role
• Any out-of-pocket travel expenses
• Lots of appreciation for your amazing contribution