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Attention Message

Midland Mencap provide a range of choice based care and support services for people with learning disabilities and their family carers. Our vision is a world where everybody is listened to, heard, valued and included as active and equal citizens in their community and in society, regardless of need. 

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Volunteering Opportunities
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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):

 

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Monday

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

Coventry Wayfarers

Wednesday

Armchair Aerobics

 

 

Thursday

 

 

 

Friday

Tiger Feet

 

 

Saturday

Saturday Link Up

Saturday Link Up

 

Sunday

 

 

 

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Location
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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.

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Time Commitment
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Volunteers are asked to commit for 3 months initially.

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Training and requirements
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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

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This is an external opportunity
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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.

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How to get involved
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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 click here to sign up and register an interest and we will pass your contact details onto the Volunteer Co-ordinator.

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

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