Host Organisation: Overwater Wheelyboat Services
Overwater Wheelyboat Services provides specially designed boat trips for adults and children with disabilities. We are looking for volunteers to join our team of crew members on our Overwater Wheelyboat to support people with a range of abilities to embark the vessel and disembark at the end of the trip.
Opportunity Interests: Carers, Children and Young People, Community Development, Community Transport Services, Families, Health and Wellbeing services, People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Social Activities
Type of Activity: Befriending, Support / Care Work
Location: Crewe, Nantwich
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM, Saturday AM, Saturday PM, Sunday AM, Sunday PM
Crew members are needed to assist guests, ensure they are safe during the trip and provide an enjoyable experience. There is an opportunity for volunteers to progress into a Skipper role and full training and safety advice will be provided.
Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:
Volunteers should possess great communication skills and provide a positive and meaningful service to guests who are often isolated and lonely.
Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: No
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:
Volunteers will be given full training and necessary safety equipment.
What training is available for the volunteer?:
Volunteers will be given full training before carrying out their role and support will be available ongoing.