Volunteer with Us

We have a strong team of volunteers who regularly support our work and help us to deliver creative opportunities for our participants.  Below are the current volunteering opportunities on offer.

Volunteers needed for SingAbout

We are currently seeking additional volunteers for our popular SingAbout singing-for-wellbeing sessions. With our existing groups growing in size, and the development of future groups, we are constantly on the look out for new, enthusiastic supporters.

Volunteers are required to support the SingAbout practitioner in the practical elements of running the singing sessions. The session lasts for two hours but the volunteer would be required to attend for two and a half hours, to support in setting up and setting down the room, making teas and coffees, and taking the register of attendees. Our volunteers also tend to join in with the singing, but this is not a necessity. The main role of our volunteers is to be friendly and outgoing, chatting to participants as they arrive and supporting them to join in. Volunteers also provide additional support to new participants who may be apprehensive in a larger group, by befriending them and introducing them to other participants.

There is also a one-to-one volunteering opportunity to support a participant with dementia at the Freshwater session on Monday mornings, acting as a buddy to the participant each week. Full training will be provided.

DanceMakers

We also welcome enquiries from volunteers to support our weekly DanceMakers session in Newport.

SingAbout volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering with Independent Arts, please contact Caroline on 01983 822437 or at caroline@independentarts.org.uk