Music Workshop Volunteer in Surrey. Leonard Cheshire and Bells Piece. Posted 22.07.2021
Music Workshop Volunteer in Surrey. Leonard Cheshire and Bells Piece.
Do you know your gamelan from your glockenspiel? Would you like to use your musical
knowledge to support disabled people in music workshops?
Starting in January 2020, Leonard Cheshire has been offering bespoke creative music
workshops at centres around the Surrey area. By blending assistive music technology and
traditional percussion, we have expanded participation for people who may have limited
mobility, or other physical or learning difficulties. To support the legacy of the project, our
partners London Philharmonic Orchestra and Drake Music, have developed an online
platform featuring interactive content inspired by the workshops.
We are now looking for volunteers to support us continuing delivering these sessions,
using the online platforms and a mix of iPads and instruments. Join us to co-create a
Support our staff to deliver music sessions using technology - or run one with your
Participating in the music workshops and supporting disabled clients to take part in
At Leonard Cheshire Disability, we work for a society in which every person is equally
valued. We believe that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the
way they choose - with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute
economically, and to participate fully in society.
Basic musical skills preferred though not essential
Enthusiastic and reliable
Willing to support choice and independence for disabled people
Non-judgemental, empathetic and patient
A sense of fun!
Ad hoc commitment based around the dates of the workshops and music sessions. (Part time or estimated months to be served). You will be volunteering at Hydon Hill Clock Barn Lane, Godalming,GU8 4BA
To apply for this exciting role, or to ask for further information, please fill in the "Fill in an Application"
Hydon Hill is a residential home (with nursing care), providing a range of services for adults with physical disabilities. Ages range from late teens to retirement age.
Set in the beautiful Surrey Hills AONB, our home was purpose-built in the 1970s and is surrounded by peaceful woodland. The scenic and historic town of Godalming is just a short drive away - it offers many useful amenities, including excellent shops, restaurants and pubs.
Our residents make sure their home has a lively atmosphere. At their request, we offer lots of activities in the home, including arts and crafts, games, cooking, and movie-watching. We also have a lovely garden and our own charity shop on site ( - donations and shoppers always welcome between 11.00 and 3.00 pm).
Our fully-trained staff work hard to ensure everyone is happy in their home. We support our residents to be independent and to take part in community activities as they wish.
The internationally known Leonard Cheshire Organisation has been offering residential care to people with long term disabilities for over 70 years. Join our team and you will have a wealth of experience and expertise to work with.
Whether you join us for 1 hour a month or multiple hours per week, you will be much valued by our residents and greatly rewarded by knowing you are making such a valuable contribution.
Thank you for your interest.