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Summer Opportunities 2019

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Get Active. Do Good. Have Fun! Take advantage of your Summer break and get involved in the local Sheffield community with our summer programme of volunteering and community engagement. There are lots of activities to take part in - all for a good cause!

Craft Helpers at Sheffield Manor Lodge

This opportunity takes place until 29 Aug 2019.

Help Sheffield Manor Lodge to run our popular craft activities during the school summer holidays. We need you to help children chose their materials and help them to make a range of simple crafts from clay decorations to bookmarks.

What skills do I need?

No skills required, just be friendly, chatty and helpful, and enjoy engaging with families and children

What will I gain?

Experience working with children and families in a historical environment. Volunteers should bring their own lunch but can have free tea/coffee throughout the day.

Training and support

Briefing on the day before you start volunteering.

Time commitment

Monday 29th July – Thursday 29th August 10.30am - 3pm You can attend as many or as few days as you want

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Sheffield Manor Lodge Discovery Centre, 197 Manor Lane, Sheffield, S2 1UL

Travel information

Accessible by bus or tram, and a short walk
  • CausesChildren and families, Community events and festivals, Museums and heritage
  • Frequencyone-off, Flexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsArt and craft, Communication skills, Creativity, Practice my English
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Third sector and charity work

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