Library Sensory Wall volunteers in Libraries

There is currently availability for this opportunity in Colchester Library.

Our library sensory walls offer pre-booked sessions for groups of children or adults with sensory impairment or special educational needs. As a volunteer you will supervise and facilitate these sessions to support the group and their carers in exploring and enjoying the equipment.

What will you get from volunteering in this role?

Pleasure in helping to make the sensory wall a stimulating and/or learning environment according to the needs of the group;

Satisfaction in using your skills and experience to make a positive difference to the community;

Meeting people and making new friends;

The chance to enhance your CV.

We offer all our volunteers an initial briefing and ongoing support.

Skills

Possess a caring, positive disposition and be able to get on well with people;

Have the ability to interact closely with people of differing intellectual abilities;

Comfortable working in a team with carers.


Details

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

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 16/08/2016

End Date: 05/11/2018

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Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Location

This opportunity is available in: Colchester

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