Time commitment: Flexible to suit Volunteer/Service User.
Role description: Your role will be to support and provide emotional, (potentially) spiritual and practical support as well as helping service users access other services.
Benefits to the volunteer: This is a great opportunity to make a difference in a person’s life. This can be a very rewarding experience as you see the Service User making positive changes to their lives. It is a unique opportunity to develop communication skills, particularly learning to listen. You will become more aware of the other agencies and will potentially be networking with these supportive groups. All these skills can be helpful on a CV.
Main Tasks: Likely to involve helping the Service User to integrate with society, accompanying them to social events and medical appointments
Required skills, qualities and experience: You do not need to have any related qualifications for this role, but you should be friendly, reliable, trustworthy and have good communication skills.
Training and support available: You will be given induction training into the various aspects of the work and support and supervision from our Volunteer Coordinator or other staff member.
Reimbursement of expenses: Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed, including travel expenses.
Other requirements: You require to be 21+ years of age in sympathy with the Christian faith.
- Application Form
- Reference checks: Please note that one reference should be someone who knows you in a professional capacity, to ensure your suitability to undertake the work
- Roles that include direct support of participants also requires volunteers to become members of the PVG scheme (standard disclosure)
- 3-month probation period
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