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Midland Mencap

Photos of people taking part in Midland Mencap activities

[Photos courtesy of Midland Mencap]

Volunteering Opportunities

Armchair Aerobics Volunteer – details here

Fun & Friendships Volunteer (Coventry Wayfarers) – details here

Saturday Link Up Volunteer – details here

Tiger Feet Volunteer – details here

Volunteer Activity Leader – details here

Volunteering activities take place across the week (see below):












Coventry Wayfarers


Armchair Aerobics








Tiger Feet




Saturday Link Up

Saturday Link Up






How to get involved

Interested volunteers will be asked to complete an application form and attend an informal interview. Volunteers will also need to apply for a DBS check

If you are interested in volunteering contact Hayley, Volunteer Co-ordinator hayley dot stokes at midlandmencap dot org dot uk

This is an external project Warwick Volunteers does not have any involvement with the management of these activities

Time Commitment

Volunteers are asked to commit for 3 months initially.


Armchair Aerobics Volunteer – Holyhead Road United Reformed Church Hall, Lammas Road, Coventry, CV6 1QL

Fun & Friendships Volunteer (Coventry Wayfarers) – Coventry Boys and Girls Club, Whitefriars Lane, Coventry, CV1 2DT

Saturday Link Up Volunteer – Holy Trinity Church Centre, Old Blue Coats School, Priory Row, Coventry, CV1 5EX

Tiger Feet Volunteer – Moat House Leisure and Neighbourhood Centre, Winston Avenue, Coventry, CV2 1DX

Volunteer Activity Leader – flexible

Travel expenses are paid by the organisation.

Training and requirements

Every Midland Mencap volunteer receives a volunteer induction from a member of the Volunteering team, along with a training workshop covering health and safety, safeguarding, equality and diversity, and the role of the volunteer

Mencap look for volunteers who have the following skills and characteristics:

• Approachability and friendliness
• Patience
• The ability to encourage and support other people
• Honesty and integrity
• A willingness to learn
• The ability to get on well as part of a team

This is an external opportunity

Warwick Volunteers cannot be held responsible for external volunteering opportunities advertised, but we do make every effort to ensure that all the information we publish is accurate. We advise volunteers to use their own judgement when selecting potential opportunities, and to check all details concerning prospective volunteering activity with the organisation involved. Please make sure that you have received all necessary training and information regarding your own health and safety before commencing volunteering.