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Gig Buddy Volunteer

This is a really exciting volunteer role! Do you like going to gigs and events and want to support someone who might not get the opportunity to do this themselves? 

Support someone in your local area (Brighton & Hove, East or West Sussex) with a learning disability and/or autism to attend live music or cultural events once a month, for at least a year. You will be matched to one person based on a shared interest.


Skills

  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Supportive
  • A good listener
  • You will need to be able to follow our volunteer code of conduct & ethos of being inclusive
  • Proactive and reliable
  • Passionate about live music, or cultural activities and the arts & empowering people with learning disabilities to make choices.
Register your interest

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Stay Up Late / Gig buddies

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Register your interest

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Interests

  • Arts, Heritage and Entertainment
  • Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
  • Disability
  • Health and Social Care
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender
  • Mental Health
  • Older People
  • Young People

Activities

  • Local Events
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • Disabled Access
    Our office is wheelchair accessible and we can offer guidance in accessible venues.
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    We pay travel and any expenses outlined in our guidance notes.
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Appropriate for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BME, Women only)
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
    Supervision from staff ongoing.
  • Training
    One days training in communication, safeguarding, boundaries and practical information.

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 02/01/2018 - 04/01/2020

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

This opportunity is available countywide.

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