We are a Charity, inspiring people with disabilities and long term health issues to discover their creative energy and build self-confidence through art.

Working at their own pace in supportive groups, our members find both relaxation and fresh stimulus, along with the opportunity to make new friends.

Your few hours a week could make a real difference to people's lives. We are seeking volunteers to support our Cobham art group. Not every volunteer needs artistic ability, but you do need to be a people person, enthusiastic, and ready to help create a friendly, welcoming environment where members feel relaxed and able to make the most of their time with us.

As a volunteer you will be part of a team. A good team will include organisational skills, artistic experience, finance management and making the refreshments. Volunteers are the people who make Conquest Art possible.

Could you join the Cobham team?


Conquest Art volunteers can rely on the support and encouragement of the Trustees and Charity Co-ordinator.

The Cobham group reopenned on Thursday, 4th November 2021. The group is held every Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00noon at the Cobham Community Centre. Please contact us for more information and how you can be a part of the volunteer team.

"Leading need not be daunting, provided you appreciate art/craft and/or are prepared to have a go at it yourself!" - Nancy Wilks, Godalming Volunteer.

What skills do I need?

The organisation requires people who have:*The ability to organise small groups in a positive and relaxed atmosphere
*Experience and empathy with disabled people is desirable
*Reliability, enthusiasm and commitment
*Artistic, crafting and creative knowledge is not essential but will be useful
*Setting up and clearing away each week
*Helping during the session with art materials, guidance and artistic ideas
*Long term commitment

  • Arts, Heritage and Culture
  • Disability
  • Mental Health
  • Befriending & Buddying

Details

When can I volunteer?

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Morning No No No Yes No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

The group is will reopen on the 4th November 2021 and will be held every Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00noon. The group session is usually two hours in length and the volunteers need to be there to help set up at and clear away, usually half an hour before and after.

Location

Cobham Community Centre
Oakdene Road
Cobham
Surrey
KT11 2LY

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