Volunteer for Journey Enterprises

Bishop Auckland

We provide day services to enable young people & adults with complex learning disability to develop life and work skills and manage their health & wellbeing. The Charity is commissioned by six local authorities and the NHS, with a broad portfolio of charitable trust funding supporting specialist programmes. All 170 adults in service are referred in with a Care Support Plan, activities shaped to enable Clients to reach their aspirations, and to lead active, inclusive and fulfilling lives. The Charity celebrates 40 years of operations this year with plans for further extension of its Hubs, and progression in to PMLD services.


Supporting Learning Disability Support Workers and their delivery of a range of different activities such as community outings, drama, art and craft, music, gardening , kitchen support, swimming, health and wellbeing and sport and exercise.

Skills & Qualities

We are looking for someone with a hidden talent to share and a couple of hours to spare. We particularly welcome applicants with a passion for health and exercise, creative and performing arts, gardening, cooking, metal/woodwork, DIY and crafting

When & Where?

To start as soon as possible with DBS clearance. Coundon, Bishop Auckland

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

Training in Learning disability awareness, Introduction to active support, health and safety, equality and diversity and GDPR and data protection. Volunteers to be supported at all times. We offer expenses toward travel, lunch and refreshments.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteers will enjoy fulfilling roles within the Organisation
Volunteers to be able to develop new skills & experiences
Volunteers to feel supported and encouraged in their roles
Volunteers to be valued and recognised for their contribution.

Other Information

Journey Enterprises places volunteering at the heart of its services. We recognise the unique contribution volunteers bring to our Organisation through their knowledge, abilities and lived experience.
Our volunteers work with us to empower people with additional needs to achieve happy, independent, healthy and socially-inclusive lives.

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Hours: Hours to be discussed with individual volunteers Type: Arts & Crafts, Catering/Cooking, Support Work, Gardening, Learning Disability, Performing Arts, Health & Social Care

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