Become a Mencap Sidekick!

Could you be Robin to Batman? Clara to the Doctor? Watson to Holmes?

We need people who will be volunteer champions – Sidekicks – for people with a learning disability, supporting them to lead their life the way they want to.

As a Mencap Sidekick you might be:

  • lending a hand with the weekly shop
  • helping someone train for their first 5 kilometre run
  • spending time with a fellow film buff
  • popping round for a cup of tea and a chat.

Like any great sidekick, you’ll be patient, enthusiastic and easy to get along with. We need sidekicks who are fiercely loyal and will commit to their duties for at least six months.

So if you have what it takes, dust off that cape and search for a Sidekick role!

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Visit our volunteering recruitment site to find out about the latest exciting opportunities in your area!

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