Together in Matson is based at the Redwell Community Centre right in the heart of Matson. Its local community face many challenges, but also have many talents, skills and ambition at their disposal. With support, nurturing and guidance these hidden strengths and talents can be unlocked to allow the community and individuals to blossom, achieve their aspirations and lead fulfilling healthy lives that make a positive difference to the world.
On Wednesdays and Thursdays the Redwell Centre particularly plays host to the more senior members of your local community who like to get together for a cup of tea, light lunch, a good natter and some fun and games. We do arts and crafts, play different board games and bingo and hold quizzes. All of our activities need volunteers to set them up and down and help then run.
We’d like volunteers who could give up a few hours on a Wednesday or Thursday each week or fortnight to help us prepare, set up and clear away activities. You might find yourself putting together a themed quiz, setting out board games or even calling out the Bingo numbers (nice clear loud voices for that please!) We also need people to help us serve the refreshments and the light lunch we provide and tackle the washing up afterwards. Its a very relaxed role and the exact tasks you will find yourself involved in will vary from week to week.
Why get involved?
This is a very sociable role. You’ll meet lots of people from your local community and have ample opportunity to chat and really get to know them. You also get to practice and develop excellent communication and customer service skills, as well as planning skills as you come up with and resource different activities. We are always open to trying out new activities with our group so if you have a real passion for a particular activity we’d be happy to let you try it out with our community group. We offer a very friendly and relaxed environment for you to build up your skills in.
You’ll be providing a real service for your local area allowing older people to meet and try out different activities, contributing to their overall health and wellbeing.
How to get involved?
- Sign into your account or sign up to Volunteer Makers.
- Accept the challenge
- Wait for a reply from the Together in Matson team
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