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Volunteer Pool Activators needed to support Dementia Friendly Swimming - East Manchester Leisure Centre

The session at East Manchester Leisure Centre an inclusive Swim for All session with support for people affected by dementia or who may experience memory problems - they may be low confidence swimmers, need 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.

East Manchester Leisure Centre, 60 Grey Mare Lane, M113ND

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

No specific qualifications or experience are needed. The role may be suitable if you: - Enjoy swimming and would like to pass this enjoyment onto others - Have an interest in a career in aquatics e.g. lifeguard - Have good verbal communication skills – especially face to face and on the phone - Know about, or are willing to learn about, dementia and its impact on people. You may have supported or cared for someone living with dementia. - Enjoy meeting new people, demonstrating empath

aquatics,health,swimming ,dementia,inclusion

You must be over 16 years old Applicants will be shortlisted Accessible Expenses Paid Age Groups Adults

Open from Thursday 2nd November 2017 to Thursday 29th November 2018

Closing on Saturday 30th September 2017 in -72 days.

offered by Dementia Friendly Swimming

Location


Sessions

November

Thursday, 02 November 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 09 November 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

December

Thursday, 07 December 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 28 December 2017

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

January

Thursday, 04 January 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

February

Thursday, 01 February 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 08 February 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

March

Thursday, 01 March 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 08 March 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

April

Thursday, 05 April 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

May

Thursday, 03 May 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

June

Thursday, 07 June 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

July

Thursday, 05 July 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

August

Thursday, 02 August 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 09 August 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

September

Thursday, 06 September 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

October

Thursday, 04 October 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

November

Thursday, 01 November 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 08 November 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

Thursday, 29 November 2018

Starting at 10:45 for 1.5 hours

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