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Arts and Craft Companion

Arts and Craft Companion
Leonard Cheshire Disability - Wharfedale House
Description of the role:

One of our female residents is looking for a female companion to support her local community while enjoying good conversation and sharing interests, especially in arts and crafts.

Role Description
• To provide friendship and support to socialise within her community
• To assist resident to develop further social contacts including links with the local community, such as going out for coffee, shopping trips, bowling, cinema, general day trips out around the local area using public transport.
• To know or research what is happening within the local community, especially craft fairs and courses.
• To support with art and craft activities

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

• To provide friendship and support to socialise within her community
• To assist resident to develop further social contacts including links with the local community, such as going out for coffee, shopping trips, bowling, cinema, general day trips out around the local area using public transport.
• To know or research what is happening within the local community, especially craft fairs and courses.
• To support with art and craft activities

Practical information:

This role will make a real difference to the life of another, volunteers will gain considerable personal satisfaction and confidence as well as experience in communication and community engagement suitable for many life skills and CV enhancement. All training will be given and expenses paid.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
Address
Wharfedale House
16 Wharfedale Gardens
Wetherby
North Yorkshire
LS22 6PU
Last updated: 28.06.2021
Organisation Information

We are part of the Leonard Cheshire organisation which is a UK based charity. We are a residential home for 18 adults who have a range of physical disabilities situated in the heart of Wetherby. Our home is cheerful and friendly with many of our residents choosing to take part in a variety of activities and trips. We pride ourselves on supporting our residents to be independent and to take part in community activities if they wish.

Charity number: 218186