Two volunteer family forest bathing leaders
One hour a month, Partington, Trafford
Forest bathing is an evidence-based activity from Japan, called Shinrin-yoku. It is about ‘bathing’ or ‘immersing’ yourself in nature: Each month, you would deliver an ‘invitation’ to participants to use the 5 senses to connect to nature in a mindful way. For example, watching, listening to, feeling, touching and tasting the raindrops. We hold a bank of invitations that have worked well that volunteers can use.Working with a second volunteer (we always work in pairs) you would plan and deliver a forest bathing ‘invitation’ of 1 hour, once a month, in Partington.You would be fully trained, receiving a certificate of completion and you would be properly supervised and supported. Any out of pocket expenses are covered.In Partington, we are thinking to offer family forest bathing activities on a weekend (date and time to be agreed), so if you love working with children, this role is for you!
Volunteer, Dance Easy Class
One hour a week, Urmston
Dance Easy classes help unsteady and breathless people to move more and feel better. Our professional instructor Amy Whyatt offers seated and standing Ballroom and Latin American dance classes that have been especially modified - and are lots of fun!
Your role is to demonstrate the dance moves from a seated position whilst Amy demonstrates the standing dance moves. You will also keep an eye on everybody and make sure they are safe and steady.
Ideally we are looking for someone with a clinical background - maybe a retired or part time nurse, physio or doctor.
Full training and supervision offered.
To find out more about volunteering for Dance Easy or Forest Bathing,
contact Heather Henry, tel 07941 790 670
All roles are subject to a DBS assessment.