Football Conversation Volunteer
Hosted by: Our Place (Barnsley)

Our Place (Barnsley) provides support to adults with learning disabilities.
We operate drop in sessions three days per week, including Saturday’s, where people can come and meet their friends.
We have various activities available such as arts and crafts, quizzes, bingo, karaoke and much more!

Do you enjoy talking about all things football? Would you like to make a difference AND get to talk about football while you are doing it? Then this role could be for you!

Our Place are currently looking for people who have an interest in anything football related (the latest team shirts, transfer deadline days, whose playing for what team, who is the better player/team Etc.) that can chat with our clients about the beautiful game, at our weekly sessions.

The sessions run at different times, and we understand if you can only commit to an hour a week within that session. You can do more hours if you would like, but just an hour would make a huge difference to our clients.

Days required: Mon PM, Mon EVE, Tues AM, Tues PM, Tues EVE, Weds AM, Weds PM, Weds EVE, Sat AM, Sat PM

How many volunteers are needed:

up to 5

Recruitment process:

If anyone is interested in becoming a Football Conversation Volunteer, then please register your interest below or email Ourplace_barnsley@gmx.com and we will be in touch to have an informal chat.

Skills and quaifications:

What’s important is that our clients have a great time while they are with us, as should you. There are several clients that like talking all things football, but find they have no one to talk about it with.

We need your passion for all things football related, and hope you have a great time while you are doing something you enjoy, which in return will ensure our clients have a great few hours too.

No formal qualifications are required, just a passion to talk about football, be friendly and approachable, supportive to our clients and be willing to help make someone’s day.

Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Befriending and buddying, Entertainment