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Activities Volunteers - Denton, Tameside

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

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Permanent (Full time)

About Mencap

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. We want to see a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included.

We are determined to achieve this by changing attitudes, providing services and influencing those who can help us change the lives of people with a learning disability.

Volunteering with Mencap is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.

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Are you enthusiastic about supporting people with a learning disability to do the things they want to do? Could you spare a few hours a week to support with activities such as bowling, shopping, music and cookery? 

If you are friendly, reliable  and  enthusiastic, then this could be the perfect role for you!


We are a small team of Mencap staff supporting people with a learning disability at a day centre in Denton, Tameside. We are looking for two volunteers to support people with a learning disability with activities at the centre and out and about in the community such as: 

  • Bowling Music Arts and crafts Shopping Drama * And more!

We are looking for volunteers on a Tuesday and a Friday morning and hope that you could commit to a minimum of six months. 


Being an Activities Volunteer means that you will be actively:

  • Reducing social isolation for people with a learning disability Increasing the independence and confidence of individuals with a learning disability Enabling people with a learning disability to fully access their local communities * Supporting people with a learning disability to have the opportunity to do activities they enjoy  

For more information about the role and the service, please download the role profile at the bottom of the page.  


***Please note, you will first need to register to use the Mencap recruitment system - you will then be able to apply by filling in the application form***


You can download instructions on how to register and apply for volunteer roles from the Additional Information link at the bottom of the page.



  • Relevant training Induction to the service and volunteer role A settling in period to make sure this is the right role for you To feel fully supported in your role Agreed out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed (e.g. travel and activity costs within an agreed limit) The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a diverse team The opportunity to learn new skills * To feel appreciated and valued for my contribution

Posted 9 days ago

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