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We are searching for caring and passionate volunteers to join Govenek Active Living Hub (Newquay) - find out more here or by contacting Donna on 01637 876150

The role

In this role, you will run a fun interesting, and interactive Knitting Group. We are searching for a volunteer to lead the group, interact with clients, and offer help and support. We would like you to encourage clients to join in with activities, engage with others, and most importantly, have fun. You will also be responsible for making teas/coffees, setting up and cleaning down the Govenek Cafe after use and arranging any logistical needs of the group.

This role is perfect for someone who is outgoing and passionate about supporting local communities. To be successful in this role, you will need good listening and organisation skills, confident to link with other groups in the area and caring.


What you will get out of it

  • It's a great way to make a real difference in the community
  • You'll be providing valuable social connections for people in Cornwall
  • You get to be part of Age UK Cornwall's and Govenek's volunteer team
  • You will learn new skills
  • You will make new friendships and real connections
  • Training will be provided


On Tuesday Mornings at Govenek Active Living Hub

Additional information

Full training will be provided, which includes: Safeguarding, Lone Working, Data Protection, Dementia Friends Support and Digital training modules. Please note that an Enhanced DBS Certificate and suitable references are a requirement of this role (we will guide you through these processes).

You will be required to wear PPE at all times and be willing to undertake regular LFT and PCR testing, in line with our policies. 

Apply here

If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact Donna on 01637 876150 or apply using this link.