HeadWrappers Creative Accessories Provider - aka "Knitter of Dollies" (RB)

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HeadWrappers Creative Accessories Provider - aka "Knitter of Dollies" (RB)

For many people, losing their hair as a result of treatment for cancer can be the most distressing side effect. HeadWrappers is a free service providing practical support for adults experiencing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment.

Hair loss advisors show clients how to make the most of hats, scarves and hair pieces as an alternative to wearing a wig. Clients are also given tips on looking after their hair and scalp before, during and after treatment.

HeadWrappers is delivered in partnership with hospitals, hospices and cancer centers in London and the South East. 

We are looking for volunteers to knit two headed dollies to clients who want an aid to explain their hair loss to a young child or grandchild. The dollies have hair on one head and no hair on the upside down head!

Patterns, wool and stuffing are provided. Postage is also paid.


What skills do I need?

Keen knitter.

Posted for
HeadWrappers (RB)

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Interests

  • Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME)
  • Children
  • Disability
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Families and Parenting
  • Health and Hospices
  • LGBTQ
  • Mental Health
  • No Specific Interest
  • Older People
  • Young People

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • Creativity
  • No specific activites

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    No
  • DBS check required
    No
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Wool, stuffing and postage.
  • Health and Safety Policy
    Yes
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/11/2019

End Date: 31/12/2020

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Availability Details

Working from home so no requirements.

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