Games Group Leader

Opportunity

The group is open to all comers on a drop-in basis. Most regular attendees are older people who enjoy getting out of the house and having some fun. Scrabble and cribbage feature heavily, there are a number of other board and card games available, as are refreshments.
The volunteer role is to be the main host, encouraging people to join in and making them feel welcome. A small team of volunteers may need to be deployed to ensure everyone is enjoying themselves. New games may need to be bought for the group. There is minimum admin - keeping simple attendance records and short reports for quarterly committee meetings.

Skills

Excellent communication skills, including listening skills
A good team player, with the ability to lead the team
Empathy and understanding of social isolation and cognitive impairment are desirable


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and safety support

Availability

When: 04/10/2017 - 04/10/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Further Information

10am -12 pm


Location

Loughton Voluntary Care

Loughton Library
Traps Hill
Loughton
Essex
IG10 1HD


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