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Art and Admin Volunteer

Location: Gateshead

Role Description

To work alongside a staff member to facilitate a therapeutic art group for people in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions, and who have experienced homelessness.

Key Responsibilities

  • To help a member of staff to deliver arts and crafts to people we support identify their aspirations and gather information around their hobbies and interests
  • To help to create specific articles for events such as banners
  • To help clients create art work for display around the building
  • To deliver mindfulness sessions
  • To occasionally help with operating the office phone and the door intercom service.

Skills, Experience and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge about homelessness, addiction and recovery is desirable.
  • Friendly, outgoing and non-judgemental manner
  • Knowledge and skills around art and crafts
  • Willing to learn and follow policies and procedures appropriate to the role, and to do required training.
  • Experience of supporting people who are vulnerable / excluded

Expected Hours and Times

Saturday to Sunday between 10.00 – 4.00. Days/times to suit.

Open to female volunteers only, over the age of 18

Next Steps

For further information please contact Julie Blench on 07712325814, email

To apply please contact Sead Masic Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU, E:

Apply for this vacancy

To apply for this vacancy, download an application form and return your completed form to Volunteering Manager, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13 Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Or, apply online by clicking the button below to complete the Volunteer Application Form.

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