Volunteer Opportunities

Activity Assistant Volunteer...

Purpose of this role:

To support staff and service users within a therapeutic group, to build on experience and maintain skills. Groups include art, baking, carpentry, gardening and much more.

Time commitment :

Day/s and hours to be mutually agreed


Withy Trees Day Support, Brackenbury Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 3BS

Charnley Fold Day Support, Cottage Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6YA

This position will report to:

Officer in Charge

Necessary personal qualities:

  • To have good social skills and be able to support and work within a group.
  • To have an understanding/patience of the needs of people with dementia.
  • Honest, reliable and the ability to be non-judgmental.
  • To use experience and existing skills to support a group.

The duties/ activities’ for this role will include:

The volunteer will enable service users to take an active part in a therapeutic group.

To promote interaction and stimulation with the help of staff and to report any concerns/problems to the Officer in Charge.

Training required for this role:

Health and Safety, Dementia Awareness, Safeguarding.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check DBS clearance will not be required