Volunteer

Arts & Crafts Session Support

Volunteer with us Arts & Crafts Session Support WEEKLY WORKSHOPS SUPPORTING DISABLED ADULTS DBS CHECKS PROVIDED

City Arts are looking for volunteers to help artists as they run a weekly arts workshop, Get Creative.

Essential Info

  • Date Posted:

    7 Feb 2024
  • Start Date:

    5 Mar 2024
  • Location:

    City Arts, 11-13 Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 1FH
  • Application Deadline:

    4 Mar 2024, 12:00pm

The sessions support people aged 18+ who have learning disabilities, mental health issues or are receiving other types of health care in the community. They run from 10am – 1pm every Tuesday. We are looking for people to support the group as an ongoing commitment.

Tasks could include:

  • helping participants to make artwork
  • encouraging them to engage in the workshop
  • assisting participants with specific access needs
  • helping the team with light admin duties

Person Specification

We are looking for people who:

  • have experience of, or confidence in, supporting artists during workshop activities
  • are warm, friendly and welcoming during workshops
  • have some knowledge of the arts or an interest in the arts
  • have some experience of, or an interest in, working with people who are learning disabled

Practical Considerations

  • You will be sent workshop information and receive a short induction from City Arts before sessions begin.
  • You must have a DBS check. If you don’t have one, City Arts can arrange and pay for one for you.

Requirements

  • We will require references
  • A DBS check
  • You must live or work locally

Suitable for

  • Over 18s

Where you'll volunteer

  • As a long-term commitment