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Hi All,

Hope you're well

Sense provide holidaymakers with the opportunity to have fun, try new activities and make friends all whilst enjoying a week away from home. As a Sense Holiday volunteer, you'll be part of a team making sure each break is the very best experience it can be for everyone involved. You'll need to be enthusiastic, positive, open-minded and willing to be flexile. In return you'll have a one-of-a-kind experience. We welcome volunteers each year from a huge range of backgrounds. The unique contribution each volunteer makes, no matter your skills and experience, enables each and every holidaymaker to try new things and make new connections in a safe and supported environment.

We still have lots of holiday opportunities available specifically on the holidays detailed below. If you are interested in volunteering on one of our holidays please do email [email protected] 

When

Where

What’s going on

Who are we looking for

27th July – 3rd August

Frank Chapman, Worcestershire

Join 6 teenagers who use BSL as they enjoy an action-packed week of climbing, mountain biking, archery, high ropes courses, and orienteering.

A volunteer with at least BSL level 2 who’s up for an adventure

2nd – 9th August

Beamsley, North Yorkshire

Support 2 holidaymakers on a relaxing countryside retreat, enjoying nature and maybe taking in the surroundings on a steam train!

A female volunteer with at least BSL level 2

2nd – 9th August

Beamsley, North Yorkshire

Enjoy a countryside break with 4 young people who will be visiting sensory rooms and animal parks, and enjoying an ice cream on the beach

A volunteer willing to drive a minibus so we can get out and about

If you have any questions please do get in touch.

Many Thanks

Sam

 

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