Our organised activity groups groups give people with additional needs the chance to make friends, enjoy social time together and try out a variety of activities.  We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers for our busy and chatty social groups in Weoley Castle. 

What would I be doing?

• Helping people to take part in various activities, including arts and crafts, quizzes and sports.
• Supporting people to enjoy social trips such as bowling, cinema and meals out.
• Encouraging people to feel part of the group and take part in the 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?

• Whilst it is not essential, a specific skill or interest in something creative would be great – for example dance, drama, music, arts and crafts, keep fit
• An interest in helping people, being approachable and friendly
• Good communication skills
• Accepting of others who might be different to you
• 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.

Where do you need me?

Activities are run at various times throughout the week including evenings and weekends.
Days / Times are offered to suit you.

• Weoley Castle Community Hub, Bottetourt Rd, Birmingham B29 5TE

What to do if you’re interested?

Download and complete an application form from our website https://midlandmencap.org.uk/volunteer/, email the completed application form to [email protected]

For more information or an informal chat, call 0121 442 2944 and speak to someone about how volunteering would work for you.