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Clubbing Crew

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Sheffield Volunteering run project supporting adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities to club at your SU.

Clubbing Crew Volunteer

This opportunity takes place between 25 Sep 2017 and 04 May 2018.

Support adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities to club at your SU. Enable young adults who struggle to access social activities to go out and dance the night away at your Students' Union. Clubbers 'always club together'. Join the group to start the night in Bar One with some games and a chance for you to socialise. Then onto the club where you dance with the participants and make sure they are having a good time.

What skills do I need?

No experience is necessary but we do ask you to: • be friendly and approachable • enjoy working with adults • be reliable

What will I gain?

You’ll gain an insight and awareness of issues affecting adults with learning difficulties and the issues they face when accessing mainstream activities. You'll also be able to develop your communication, team working and organisation skills and meet other volunteers.

Training and support

You'll be required to attend a Safeguarding Adults Training Session (2 hours, various dates available) and a Disability Awareness Training Session (

Time commitment

Monthly Friday evenings from 8.30pm-1am. We ask you to commit to all 6 monthly sessions if possible

Food

Yes

Travel

Yes

Childcare

Yes

DBS (criminal records) check

Yes

Location

Students' Union

Travel information

Due to the late finish time, we encourage volunteers to travel home in groups by taxi and they can claim travel expenses for this.
  • CausesDisability, Learning disability, Social isolation
  • FrequencyEvery month
  • WhenFriday evening
  • Skills and InterestsBefriending, Communication skills, Listening, Sheffield Volunteering internal project, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsMedicine and healthcare, Psychology, Social work, Speech and language therapy

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