Art Room Volunteer (Paisley)

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Location: Greater Glasgow

Support and supervision from: Centre Officer

Time Commitment (Hours): Weekly

Contact Phone: 0131 446 3154

Closing Date: 30/06/2020

Job Summary

About this role:

Creative? Love arts and crafts? Find it easy to share what you know with others? Always up for a friendly chat? If so, you could well be perfect for our arts and crafts volunteer role, helping our members develop their skills and creativity in our fully equipped, purpose-build art room.

We are looking for a volunteer who can support members with their tasks and projects, so your hands-on skills will be key. Equally, you should someone who can to strike up a friendly conversation with our members and support interaction between them.

As a volunteer, you will meet inspiring people, gain valuable experiences, and help us to change the lives of those who have served their country.

What does Scottish War Blinded do?

Scottish War Blinded provides free support to veterans living with significant sight loss across Scotland, and is here to help all veterans regain independence after sight loss. By giving a little of your time and by sharing your skills, you will be part of one of Scotland’s leading veterans’ charities. 

What team will you be supporting and what do they do? The team at Hawkhead are enthusiastic and motivated and aim to provide a quality service to the members of Scottish War Blinded. The Centre provides activities and equipment for veterans with a vision impairment helping to tackle social isolation and promote independence. Volunteering at the Hawkhead Centre will directly enhance the range of activities and support that we can provide to our members. Volunteers should meet the following essential criteria

  1. A range of arts and crafts skills, which will ideally include sewing
  2. Good communication skills
  3. A commitment to demonstrating Scottish War Blinded values of being approachable, forward thinking, professional, positive, empowering and sector leading.

Support for volunteers

  • Structured induction and training
  • Ongoing support and supervision from your own named volunteer champion
  • Access to further training
  • Travel expenses