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Thornage Hall Independent Living is a day service provision for adults with learning disabilities, based on a 70 acre farm in rural North Norfolk, 3 miles from Holt. We are a very friendly, ...

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Day Service Volunteers

Day Service Volunteers

Organisation role · 4–37 hrs/Week
Thornage, Hall, Holt NR25 7QH, UK
People with disabilitiesCommunity & familyEducation
Good health and well-beingReduced inequalitiesLife on land
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Thornage Hall Independent Living
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Summary

We have a variety of opportunities within our workshops and outside on our farm and market garden.

Detailed description

What you will be doing

Thornage Hall Independent Living offers day services for adults with mild-moderate learning disabilities. We offer a wide range of day service workshops, including domestic life skills (including cooking), weaving, textiles, arts and crafts, music and drama, woodwork, woodwork and IT. If you have qualifications, skills or experience in any of these areas and could work alongside our Workshop Leaders supporting small groups of adults with learning disabilities, we would love to hear from you!


Thornage Hall Independent Living is based on a 70 acre farm in rural North Norfolk, 3 miles from Holt. We are a very friendly, supportive and close-working bunch and are proud to offer a unique setting in which to volunteer.

 

As a volunteer we ask that you:

Have a flexible approach and a ‘can do’ attitude

Are reliable and trustworthy

Have good community skills and an ability to communicate with adults with learning disabilities

Are able to work as part of a team

Are able to attend on a regular basis (once a week is ideal, but fortnightly is okay too)

 

Activities

Art & Design,

Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring,

Music,

Support Work,

Computers

 

Skills & Attributes

Art & Craft,

Basic IT skills - internet & email,

Carpentry,

Creative & Design,

Reading & Writing

 

Skills Description

If you have any creative skills relating to the workshops listed, that would be great. However, we also welcome interest from anyone who just wants to volunteer with adults with learning disabilities, or who may not consider themselves to have a particular skill.

 

What is in it for you

We are able to offer you a rewarding volunteering role in a beautiful setting, and the change to make a real difference to the lives of those accessing our day services.

 

We will:

Offer you a trial workshop session alongside a Workshop leader and a small group of service users

Allocation you to a workshop where you can work alongside a Workshop Leader who will train and support you

Provide opportunities for you to develop skills in traditional arts and crafts and/or land based activities

Undertake a DBS check before you start your Volunteer role with us

We can provide references if you wish to use your experience to apply for jobs

 

Getting there

This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About Thornage Hall Independent Living

Thornage Hall Independent Living is a day service provision for adults with learning disabilities, based on a 70 acre farm in rural North Norfolk, 3 miles from Holt. We are a very friendly, supportive and close-working bunch and are proud to offer a unique setting in which to volunteer.