Volunteer Football buddy - Bath

Dimensions
https://www.dimensions-uk.org/volunteering
Salary: 
0
Contract Type: 
Volunteer
Hours: 
Part Time
Location: 
South West
Details of Role: 

"Hi - I live in Peasedown St John and I am supported by Dimensions.  I have Downs Syndrome and love to play football. I am looking for a friendly, funny volunteer driver to help me get to my football practice on Tuesday evenings. I need to be in Keysham for 7pm then supported to return home after.”  

 
Are you passionate about football?  We are a looking for a friendly volunteer to make a difference to a gentleman we support by enjoying football practice with him!

This volunteering opportunity could be the perfect way to give your time, while sharing an interest in football and making a friend along the way.

 

Activities will include:

  • Driving the person we support to football practice on Tuesday evenings 
  • Being there throughout the session with the enthusiasm to get involved!
  • Offering support and ideas for new football activities
  • Providing friendship and football fun!
  • Activities will NOT include: Personal care or medication

 

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is active and enjoys football and sports
  • Is aged 21+ and is a driver with a full, clean and current UK driving licence (or equivalent)
  • Has a road worthy vehicle, with up to date road tax and MOT
  • Is friendly, sociable and reliable
  • Is willing to commit to volunteer regularly on a Tuesday evening 
  • Is comfortable chatting with people with learning disabilities and autism (experience desired, but not essential)
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A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role. 

About Dimensions

Dimensions provides support for around 3,500 people with learning disabilities and autism across the UK.

We help people to live more independently and be involved in their local communities, and our volunteers play a vital role in our work.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 27 September, 2019 - 23:45
How to Apply: 

If you’d like to be a Dimensions volunteer, we’d love to hear from you!

Call us on 0300 303 9162 (Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) or email volunteering@dimensions-uk.org

You can also apply online direct by visiting www.dimensions-uk.org/volunteering

Contact Person: 
Ceri Dixon
Contact Email: 
volunteering@dimensions-uk.org
Contact Phone: 
03003039162