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Arts and Crafts Group

The aim of the role is to enable our clients to regain a sense of emotional wellbeing and self-esteem. We are looking for someone with a Creative Arts & Crafts background who is able to use their initiative to plan and prepare ideas and projects for a small group.

Main tasks and activities

  • To share knowledge of Art and Crafts and encourage the group to be creative and    expressive using Art materials
  • Encourage student participation during classes
  • Adapting the activity for different levels of ability
  • Helping to plan the activity in advance
  • Encouraging the residents to work as a group
  • Delivering hands-on and interactive classes to provide practical skills
  • To share knowledge of Art and Crafts and encourage the group to be creative and    expressive using Art materials

 

The Volunteers we’re looking for must have:

  • Talent and an interest in activities, arts and crafts
  • A flexible and engaging individual, who can deliver quality classes in an informal, open and lively way
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and attention to detail
  • An understanding of and commitment to celebrating diversity & equality
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and circumstances
  • Ability to set own work priorities
  • Responsible, well organised and be committed to the principles of equal opportunity in the workplace
  • Excellent English skills

 

Benefits of volunteering at Palm Cove Society

  • Opportunity to help others and to give back
  • Learn new skills in a multicultural, cooperative and inspiring environment
  • Gain experience and strengthen skills to face the UK’s competitive job market
  • Enhance CV and get reference letter
  • Participate in relevant training where available
  • Receive regular supervision and support
  • Volunteers are entitled to travel expenses to and from the place of work. Please note expenses will be reimbursed against receipts only.

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Required Role

Arts and Crafts Volunteer

Key responsibilities

Main tasks and activities: • To share knowledge of Art and Crafts and encourage the group to be creative and expressive using Art materials • Encourage student participation during classes • Adapting the activity for different levels of ability • Helping to plan the activity in advance • Encouraging the residents to work as a group • Delivering hands-on and interactive classes to provide practical skills • To share knowledge of Art and Crafts and encourage the group to be creative and expressive using Art materials

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  • Creative and design
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Team Work

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Interpersonal
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practical

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Creative and design
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Planning and organising
  • Presentation

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Twice a month

Start Date: 16-04-2019

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Location

Bradford, UK
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