Rossendale - Older People's Service

Olive House Home For Older People - Olive House Homes for Older People – Arts and Crafts Assistant

Olive House Homes for Older People – Arts and Crafts Assistant

New Line, Bacup, OL13 0BY



Older people services operates using quality services which are provided in a safe way for all residents.


Our core purpose is to provide high quality competitive, and person centred residential and day time support for the people of Lancashire.



Support from a Volunteer can help make a difference in someone's life, even if it's just a smile.



As an Arts and Crafts volunteer you will be encouraged to act as a friend to residents and assist them to partake in small group activities within and around the home or share your hobby/ interest to create a new group for a small number of older people. Activities may include:-

  • Encourage individuals to participate in 1:1 and group arts and crafts activities
  • Games
  • Arts and crafts

    Sessions are held during the day, evenings, weekends and special occasions. Specific days/ times can be arranged with Olive House upon enquiry. 

Personal Qualities

Arts and Craft volunteers need to:

  • Be good communicators
  • Be committed
  • Be patient
  • Adhere to confidentiality guidelines
  • Be friendly and approachable

    Volunteers will also be provided with relevant training required for this role.


To apply - click the 'Fill in an application' button on the right of this screen.


Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon