Arts and Crafts Volunteer

This volunteer role is currently on hold, however please register your interest with us at valentinof@sharecommunity.org.uk and will get in touch when we open recruitment again. 

We run an Arts and Crafts session for adults with disabilities. Within this role you will be working closely with our students on a range of different activities such as sewing, painting, designing t-shirts, making greeting cards, jewellery and much much more.  The work focuses on developing students skills and attention to detail, as well as acting a theraputic space. This session is run by our Arts and Crafts tutor, Diana. Your main responsibilities as a volunteer will be to develop relationships with students to support and tap in to their artistic abilities. You’ll monitor student progression during sessions and promote inspirational thinking. You’ll support students to achieve their full potential, and increase self-confidence in their abilities to create and enjoy art and crafts. You’ll working with each student in a personalised way which reflects their level of understanding whilst broadening their knowledge base and craft skills 

Our ideal volunteer would you have a love of arts and crafts and some experience of supporting people in an inclusive way. Our ideal volunteer would have good communication skills, they’d be warm, patient and friendly, and willing to go the extra mile to help people. They’d be punctual, reliable and have a strong commitment to the inclusion of disabled people in all aspects of life.

If you'd like to have a chat about the role or if you have any questions, Leanne would love to hear from you. You can contact her via email leannew@sharecommunity.org.uk or telephone 0207 801 9825.

To apply now, please download and fill in our short application formIf you wish to discuss submitting your application by an alternative method, please speak to Leanne.

Job details
Location: 
64 Altenburg Gardens, London SW11 1JL
Salary: 
Unpaid – Share will reimburse reasonable travel costs and provide lunch
Contract type: 
Working hours: 
Tuesday 11am - 4pm at Share HQ, Wednesday 10am - 4pm at Brixton 336
Contact email address: 
leannew@sharecommunity.org.uk
Contact telephone number: 
0208 050 4162