Volunteering Opportunity - Volunteer Pool Activators needed to support Dementia Friendly Swimming - Wythenshawe Forum, The session at Wythenshawe Forum is an instructor supported session for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems - they may be low confidence swimmers, need more support in and out of the water or have mobility issues. We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support people affected by dementia, whether personally or as a carer, when attending the dementia friendly swimming sessions across Manchester's leisure centres. You will offer general support to people attending the session and help create a fun, safe and supportive environment for them to swim in. This may include: - Meeting and greeting people on arrival - Showing people the way to the changing rooms/pool/showers - Checking equipment, such as floats, are on poolside for use - Helping people use the lockers - Being someone they can talk to during the session You may be asked to support the centre Dementia Champion with the follow up of enquiries to the session but will be supported through this process. You won't be responsible for lifesaving duties or any personal care. .

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Volunteer Pool Activators needed to support Dementia Friendly Swimming - Wythenshawe Forum

The session at Wythenshawe Forum is an instructor supported session for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems - they may be low confidence swimmers, need more support in and out of the water or have mobility issues.

We are looking for enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to support people affected by dementia, whether personally or as a carer, when attending the dementia friendly swimming sessions across Manchester's leisure centres.

You will offer general support to people attending the session and help create a fun, safe and supportive environment for them to swim in. This may include:
- Meeting and greeting people on arrival
- Showing people the way to the changing rooms/pool/showers
- Checking equipment, such as floats, are on poolside for use
- Helping people use the lockers
- Being someone they can talk to during the session

You may be asked to support the centre Dementia Champion with the follow up of enquiries to the session but will be supported through this process.

You won't be responsible for lifesaving duties or any personal care.

Wythenshawe Forum, M225RX

All volunteers will have the opportunity to attend a Dementia Friends workshop Agreed out-of pocket expenses, such as travel to and from a session will be re-imbursed by the pool operator. Volunteer t-shirt provided

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You must be over 16 years old Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible Expenses Paid Age Groups Adults Starts 03/11/2017 12:45:00

Location


Sessions

November

Friday, 03 November 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 10 November 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 17 November 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 24 November 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

December

Friday, 01 December 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 08 December 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 15 December 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 22 December 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 29 December 2017

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

January

Friday, 05 January 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 12 January 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 19 January 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 26 January 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

February

Friday, 02 February 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 09 February 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 16 February 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 23 February 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

March

Friday, 02 March 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 09 March 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 16 March 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 23 March 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 30 March 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

April

Friday, 06 April 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 13 April 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 20 April 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 27 April 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

May

Friday, 04 May 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 11 May 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 18 May 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 25 May 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

June

Friday, 01 June 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 08 June 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 15 June 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 22 June 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 29 June 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

July

Friday, 06 July 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 13 July 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 20 July 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 27 July 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

August

Friday, 03 August 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 10 August 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 17 August 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 24 August 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 31 August 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

September

Friday, 07 September 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 14 September 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 21 September 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 28 September 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

October

Friday, 05 October 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 12 October 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 19 October 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 26 October 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

November

Friday, 02 November 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 09 November 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 16 November 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

Friday, 23 November 2018

Starting at 12:45 for 1.5 hours

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