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Craft Group Volunteer - Pottery

Craft Group Volunteer - Pottery
Vision Support Harrogate District
Description of the role:

The Vision Support Team is looking for friendly, caring and reliable people to help our members in their pottery class. A great opportunity to work 1:1 alongside our amazing potters who excel at their craft and just require a good pair of eyes to help them locate tools and help with the fiddly little bits. No experience is necessary as you will be supported by our wonderful tutor and existing volunteers. Opportunities are there to attend exhibitions and craft sales to support our members when exhibiting and selling their work.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

No experience necessary, just a friendly, caring and reliable person.

Practical information:

Term time only. Wednesdays 1pm - 3pm with ad hoc exhibitions and craft sales (if you are happy to do so)


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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
Vision Support Harrogate District
Russell Sergeant House
23 East Parade
HARROGATE
North Yorkshire
HG1 5LF
Last updated: 26.07.2021
Organisation Information

During the coronavirus outbreak, the following services are still running:
• The home visiting services has been temporarily replaced with telephone befriending. This service is available to anyone with sight loss who would like someone to talk to or who needs a little extra support. Vision Support members are also being telephone befriended.
• The sight loss help and advice line is available on 01423 565915. The team are able to help with understanding TV licence changes.
• Telephone appointments can be made with the ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer) for people new to sight loss and those who have recently been diagnosed with a serious eye condition. This service offers practical and emotional support.

The Centre is an independent, local charity that supports visually impaired people in Harrogate and the surrounding district. We seek to enable visually impaired adults from the age of 18 and above to live independently and provide opportunities to meet and interact with others. We offer Information technology training; provide advice on help that is available; information on visual impairments and have talking clocks. watches and other equipment to view and order if required
We run various craft and other groups (See the daily schedule) on a regular basis There are also opportunities to socialise, including meals out and excursions. In addition to activities in the Centre, we make home visits and run a telephone befriending service to help tackle social isolation.
Open Tuesday - Friday 9.30am - 4pm

Charity number: 211436