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To support Staff and Customers in various activities including art and crafts, shopping, cooking, preparing materials, tidying up, kitchen duties (making teas, washing up, serve lunches), housekeeping skills, visiting voluntary organisations, games, travel training, sports, community visits, computer skills, music and gardening.

What skills do I need?

  • Friendly and approachable nature.
  • Willing to be flexible in hours according to service requirements.
  • Some knowledge or experience of people with physical or learning disabilities would be helpful.
  • Able to use computer and complete essential training online.
  • Able to work in 121 situations or group work in activity sessions.


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
    Enhanced check required.
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 25/01/2022

End Date: 31/01/2023

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Flexible according to volunteer availability.

Posted for
Papworth Trust

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  • Disability
  • Fitness and Sport


  • Computers, IT and Websites
  • Gardening
  • Practical Skills

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