Activities Assistant/Caretaker

This is an important role at the centre as there are lots of activities that take place on a daily basis and organisation and preparation is key to the smooth running of our timetable of activities. The role of Activities Assistant/Caretaker will assist the Centre Manager in ensuring the correct set up of all rooms for all groups and activities.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

This will involve:
- moving and lifting equipment such as tables and chairs.
- collecting, counting and recording the financial subs and the register of attendees
- assisting with the refreshments required for activities
- assisting in the general upkeep of the centre
- helping out with basic housekeeping if required.
Where possible, to open, supervise and lock the building during evening activities, keeping the building and all users safe and secure.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Ability to lift and move tables and chairs. Basic calculations of subs. General cleaning skills. Team player is essential. Good communication skills. Friendly and approachable manner.

Areas of Interest: Community, Community centre, Disability, Health and safety, Health and wellbeing, Older people, Public events, Social care
Opportunity suitable for: 16-17 year olds, Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work, Short term commitment, University students
What activities will the volunteer do? DIY/odd jobs, Gardening, Lending a helping hand
Skills gained in this role: Cleaning and tidying, Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Clearly marked accessible parking spaces, Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Automatic opening doors, Accessible toilets, Area for assistance dogs nearby

About the host organisation

Hosted by: The Together Centre @ Loxley House
Organisation Profile: The Together Centre is a new charity based in Dukinfield but open to all. Our vision is to become a place of possibility. We want to see the centre a place where people can come together, feel safe, well and happy, learn, grow and feel a sense of pride and ownership. We offer a range of activities for all but with a focus on providing accessible services for people with disabilities. As a new organisation, we are looking for volunteers who are able to come along and assist with the running of the centre, from working in the office, to providing meals, facilitating sessions and general help.
Charity number: 1173335