Drop In Group Volunteer- Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle

Charity GBP 2024-02-15
  • Location:
  • Closing date:
    15 July 2024
  • Salary:
    Out of pocket travel expenses are covered
Rainbow Trust

We are looking for volunteers to join our team at The Royal Infirmary Hospital in Newcastle, providing additional support to families whilst their child is in hospital by helping to run our weekly drop-in group sessions for children and their siblings.

The Drop In runs weekly on a Thursday

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support set up for the session and help to pack away at the end
  • To participate in craft/play activities with children and families alongside staff members. This could include games, reading, cookery or arts and crafts
  • Provide a listening ear to parents and children

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Ability to build relationships based on excellent communication and active listening skills
  • Experience of interacting with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Experience of interacting with children and young people
  • Ability to work with children and young people with complex health needs
  • Warm, friendly and a sense of humour

To find out more or to apply for this role please contact our volunteer team on [email protected]