Choir Assistant - Redhill
A community choir with a difference!
We are a choir for people with and without communication or learning difficulties - we use Makaton signs and other inclusive communication techniques when we sing and rehearse. We are looking for volunteers to generally assist at our Choir sessions. The role will include:
*Helping set up and tidy away resources.
*Assisting with refreshments.
*Welcoming new choir members.
*Assisting in organisation for performances.
*Joining in the fun!
*Attending online choir sessions to provide support (make notes of attendees and keep an eye on activity) on Zoom, Facebook Live or Instagram sessions.
What skills do I need?
- No previous experience or qualifications required.
- A can-do attitude.
- Acceptance of all people regardless of needs & abilities.
- Unfortunately, the Include Choir is not currently able to reimburse volunteers for travel to and from choir sessions.
- Mental Health
- Befriending & Buddying
- One Off Activity / Events
- Age restrictions
14+ Suitable for D of E award.
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
Unfortunately, the Include Choir is not currently able to reimburse volunteers for travel to and from choir sessions.
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
Ongoing support from The Include Choir committee and members. Termly review meeting and option for monthly supervision available.
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 13/10/2021
End Date: 31/03/2023
Time commitments: Weekly Sessions, 7.30pm -9pm on Wednesdays, if you can attend as many sessions as possible. The Choir runs for 3 x 12 week terms over a year. There is also a Facebook live session at 8pm on a Sunday evening for half an hour.
Hatchlands Primary School
Spelthorne Mental Health Association (SP)
Surrey Care Trust (VSNS)
The Hub Englefield Green (RM)
Citizens Advice Runnymede and Spelthorne (SP)
Sue Ryder Care Shops (VSNS)