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Volunteering: An opportunity to learn through service
to 16th February
Wheels for All Volunteer - Manchester
Our Volunteers bring our cycling programmes to life, they make sure everyone feels included, they inspire others, they increase confidence, they maintain bikes and make sure that cycling is accessible to everyone.
Wheels for All promotes inclusive cycling through successful community engagement programmes that allow people to cycle regularly. Our Volunteers bring our cycling programmes to life, they make sure everyone feels included, they inspire others, they increase confidence, they maintain bikes and make sure that cycling is accessible to everyone.
From meeting/greeting participants, leading elements of the activity, providing encouragement, helping to move equipment to/from storage, and assisting to check working order of cycles, your support will make a huge difference to our participants and carers who attend our inclusive cycling sessions. Training is provided to all Macmillan Solutions Volunteers, with other opportunities to attend and participate in external training where relevant.
As a valued Wheels for All volunteer you will:
Make a difference to the lives of disabled people Meet new people
Make new friends and join social activities Connect with your community through supporting a local project
Develop your skills at our sessions and relevant training courses
Reap mental health and wellbeing benefits of helping other
Build experience for references
Receive a lot of appreciation from our participants and carers!
What are we looking for?
Approachable and friendly nature
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Empathy and understanding of how people can react differently to certain situations or triggers
Patience and an inclusive approach to engagement
Adaptable and flexible to changing circumstances
Effective as part of a team
Honesty and integrity
Excellent organisational skills and initiative
Some cycling experience (although not essential)
Volunteers aged 18 or under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all volunteers must be happy to undertake a DBS check (role dependent)
Volunteering with Rise
You can claim rise points any volunteering you undertake - from an hour to a sustained commitment. All you need to do is fill in a Self Claim for your points
Available Times:Tuesday AM