Activity provider

renew169 is in the centre of Towcester town and is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am to 3pm.  It is also open on a Monday evening from 7pm to 8.45pm. 

renew169 wellbeing cafe offers a place where it is OK to not be OK. It is a safe space in Towcester where people with emotional or mental health difficulties are welcomed.  Attendees have the opportunity to take part in hobbies and activities.

They are seeking volunteers who are happy to share their skills.  Are you willing to share your photography skills? Could you offer an online art activity? Do you have another area of expertise that you could share?  Previous activities have included, arts and crafts, origami, and games around learning a language and music, they are always open to suggestions. 

   

                             




                                


Skills

Essential:

  • Empathy with those who are struggling with their mental health
  • Ability to listen well
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate and model an activity or skill
  • Knowledge of adult mental health
  • Knowledge of the local area
  • Knowledge of safeguarding
  • Experience of voluntary sector
  • Experience of signposting to other organisations

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18's
  • DBS check required
    DBS preferable and necessary for regular volunteering. Not for a one-off session.
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    Yes for longer term volunteering opportunities
  • Volunteer induction
    Yes for longer term volunteering opportunities
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Evening Yes No No No No No No

Location

169 Watling Street West
Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 6BX


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