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Include is a charity whose aim is to improve the lives and rights of those with speaking and communication disabilities. Through the use of non-verbal communications and various activities, we provide an invaluable service to many people in Surrey, whatever their ability to speak is.


You will be supporting Include.org in delivering Sign and Stroll sessions by aiding our disabled members through providing them access to transport to and from various locations around Surrey.  We are based in Redhill, so the locations are often in surrounding area's.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in the Sign and Stroll sessions where you will enrich and improve the lives of those who need it. It will also give you experience of using various forms of non-verbal communications such as Makaton, which not only provides you with a new skill but an eye opening experience into how many people live their lives alongside their struggles.

Requirements

Clean driving licence (and car)

Possibility of accommodating wheelchairs/other physical aids in car

Willing to be subject to a full application with two references, an up to date DBS on the UPDATE services or willingness to apply for one (which we will do for you)

Benefits:-

  • Travel expenses
  • Great experience of learning how a charity works, and how important they can be to the people who need help
  • Pride in your work as you provide an invaluable service
  • Possible reference if you commit longer term and get to know the charity.


What skills do I need?


  • Driving
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience not necessary however a kind and caring attitude with the ability to adapt to peoples needs essential.

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Include

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Interests

  • Animals and Wildlife
  • Disability
  • Environment
  • Mental Health
  • No Specific Interest
  • Older People
  • Young People

Activities

  • Befriending & Buddying
  • Community Support
  • Driving
  • No specific activites

Details

  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/07/2022

End Date: 26/08/2023

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

Availability Details

Stroll and sign sessions take place on a Saturday morning, so with travel may be into early afternoon. The location will vary within Surrey, normally around our client base which is Redhill and surround area. Location of the volunteer will be taken in consideration for pick ups and location of the activity as much as possible. Availability for other one off events would be an advantage and by mutual consent.

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