OPP OF THE DAY: Day Centre Volunteer, Beacon

Volunteers needed to assist the staff team in delivering a varied programme of social and leisure activities in small groups and on a one to one basis.

– Meeting and greeting clients and providing support and assistance into Beacon Centre
– Making refreshments
– Guiding clients around the centre
– Helping to set up and clear away activities
– Assisting to deliver social activities: craft, quizzes, exercise, socials, music etc. while encouraging clients to socialise
– Providing support to visually impaired clients, including those with limited mobility, and wheelchair users.
– Providing support to people with limited communication skills to enable their participation in individual and small group activities
– Assisting with fire evacuation if necessary

– Ability/willingness to understand the issues faced by individuals living with sight loss
– To be non-judgemental and have the ability to treat people with respect
– Good communication skills and an outgoing and friendly approachable manner are essential, as are reliability and a commitment to confidentiality


Becky Sinar
Email – BSinar@beaconvision.org
Contact number – 01384 440333

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