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DATE ADDED: Sat 02/11/2019

Bowling Group Volunteer (Islington)

Moffat, UK
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COMPANY: MENCAP

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

You will be supporting our Bowling session in Islington, as part of our *Me Time*Programme.



The Bowling group runs every Monday during our 12-week programme and is a chance for local people with learning disabilities to get out of the house, make friends, have fun and improve wellbeing.



As a volunteer you will help the people we support to pay for and set-up their game and take part. You will also help people build their confidence and independence by using other facilities on offer.



We also hope you will encourage conversation and help people to be social and make friends.



We feel this is a really worthwhile and fun volunteering opportunity, that will help make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability.




**To be a Bowling Volunteer you will need to be:**

- Over 18 years of age
- Friendly and approachable
- Reliable and patient
- Interested in others
- Able to use initiative
- Accepting of others who might be different to yourself
- Able or willing to learn how to manage challenging behaviour
- Willing to volunteer within guidelines and take direction
- Good at communicating and listening






**What****days and times do I need to be available?**



The Bowling group runs every Monday morning during our 12-week programme in Finsbury Park, London.



We are also asking that you commit to at least 3 months of volunteering.

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