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What is Allsorts?
Allsorts provides activities and support groups for children and young adults with additional needs and their families in Gloucestershire. We currently support 341 families, which ...

People with disabilitiesChildren & youth
Allsorts Family Trips Admin Support Volunteer

Allsorts Family Trips Admin Support Volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Brunel Mall, London Rd, Stroud GL5 2BP, UK
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Based at Allsorts office but also can be hybrid. The duration of the volunteer position may vary based on the planning and execution timeline of family trips.

Detailed description

The Family Trip Admin Support Volunteer is responsible for conducting research and providing logistical support to enhance the planning of family trips. The role involves researching new venues, collating costs, identifying public transport options, and exploring the possibility of member car sharing. The volunteer will work closely with the Short Breaks and Family Trips Co-ordinator to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all participants.

What can you gain from this opportunity?

1.   Ongoing support and supervision

2.   Making a difference to families who have children with disabilities and additional needs

3.   Experience of working with an innovative and growing organisation

4.   Getting involved in your local community

5.   Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses as defined in Allsorts’ volunteer policy

Is there an induction and training?

  • You will receive a full induction before you start.

What are we looking for?

·      Good research skills with attention to detail.

·      Excellent organisational and communication skills.

·      Familiarity with public transport systems and car sharing concepts.

·      Ability to work collaboratively with a team and take initiative.

·      Enthusiasm for contributing to positive family experiences.

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Allsorts

What is Allsorts?
Allsorts provides activities and support groups for children and young adults with additional needs and their families in Gloucestershire. We currently support 341 families, which equates to over 1,361 individuals.

What is Allsorts mission?
To make Gloucestershire an inclusive community in which families with children with additional needs feel supported, included, and able to contribute. Allsorts strives to help members forge new friendships, try new things, and most importantly reduce isolation.

What does Allsorts offer to members?
Sports and Fitness Activities including:
Trampoline club, Football, Softball – a sport similar to Rounders, Boccia – an inclusive sport similar to Boules

Clubs and Activities including:
Baby and Toddler Groups, Toy Library lending drop-in sessions, Gaming Club, Sibling Club, Friday night Youth Club

Support Groups including:
Grandparents Group and Parent and Carer Group

Family Trips – for example to local attractions supported by the Allsorts Support Workers

Where is Allsorts based?
Allsorts Activity Hub on the third floor in Brunel Mall, Stroud.

Allsorts Toy Library
The Allsorts Toy Library, based in the Activity Hub has over 1,000 specialist toys and pieces of equipment.
Each item is designed to make fun and learning accessible for every child with an additional need.

The Hub also has a Sensory room and Music room and is equipped with state-of-the-art sensory ceiling lighting throughout.

Allsorts is also one of the few places in Gloucestershire to have a Changing Places facility which anyone with a need in the local community can use.

The Hub is also the base for positive and friendly support groups, including:
• Parent and carer support groups
• Drop-in advice sessions (EHCP and Positive Behaviour Support)
• Baby sensory play groups
• Toddler play sessions
• Toy library lending drop in sessions