Volunteers wanted for SingAbout

SingAbout is a singing for wellbeing project that has been running Island wide for over ten years. The main focus of the project is to improve health and wellbeing and reduce social isolation through singing. Sessions are inclusive and we invite anyone to come along and enjoy the joy that singing brings.

Volunteers play an essential role at SingAbout. They help to provide a welcoming environment for the participants. Some of our participants live with long term conditions such as dementia and may need additional help and support from volunteers to fully take part in sessions.

Volunteers are expected to assist with housekeeping tasks such as setting up the room ready for the sessions, serving tea, packing away at the end, and some basic administration tasks.

Volunteers will be expected to join in with the activity and offer assistance to participants who may require it, in an unobtrusive way.

Volunteers may also be asked to hand out song lyric sheets and musical instruments.

SingAbout volunteers work as a team in their group with tasks shared out by the practitioner.

Skills

We are looking for people who:

• Have a friendly, welcoming and approachable manner

• Enjoy and are skilled in social interaction • Are confident singing in a group

• Can work effectively in a team

• Want to make a difference in their community

• Are able to work confidentially using professional discretion and recognise boundaries

• Can be flexible in their approach to tasks


Details

  • Diversity and equal opportunities policy
  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 16
  • Child Protection
  • Complaints Policy
  • Confidentially Policy
  • DBS check required
  • Ex Offenders
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Suitable for Supported Volunteering
  • Suitable for Under 16's
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 02/09/2021

End Date: 08/06/2022

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Afternoon Yes No Yes Yes No No No
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Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.


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