As an organisation we work closely with families in the community, many of whom are refugees that have been placed in housing following incredibly traumatic and stressful circumstances. These individuals can often feel isolated and unfortunately often lack support.
Community Associates are matched with either an individual or a family and will act as a point of contact for them, visiting them twice a month to not only meet for a chat, but also to support them with any questions they may have about living in the local area and to help when needed with small errands. This is an opportunity to play an active part in welcoming refugees to the local community and helping them integrate and build their lives.
Community Associates will work closely alongside our Community Outreach Director who will support you should you have any concerns. This role is flexible and can be carried out during the daytime, evening or weekends, based on a mutual agreement between both parties.
Our next Volunteer Induction will be held on 13th August 2022 in Havant.
Community Associates must demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills and, whilst no formal experience is required in this area, they must be able to show that they can understand and empathise with the needs of the people they are be working with.
They must be reliable, professional and trustworthy and have a keen desire and enthusiasm for being part of our organisation.
- Age restrictions
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
This opportunity is available Countywide.
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