Drop-in Facilitator Volunteer

Location: Darlington

Role Description

As a volunteer drop-in facilitator you will be required to actively support colleagues to run groups and drop-ins. You will also be responsible for encouraging and helping those who use our service to feel safe and welcomed within our group setting.

Key responsibilities

  • Support service users at a drop-in
  • Support staff to create a safe welcoming environment
  • Participate and develop in therapeutic/creative interventions such as crafts and social opportunities ensuring equal opportunities of programs, activities and social outings.
  • Complete any relevant paperwork
  • Be able to refer potential clients to our services and external services
  • Liaise with Development Worker and relevant partners

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Commitment to supporting the needs of client group on a weekly basis
  • Ability to sensitively and appropriately relate to the client group
  • To manage appropriate boundaries in the relationship
  • Reliable, organized, consistent, and have an ability to handle a level of stress
  • A caring, sympathetic, sensitive manner and a non-judgmental approach
  • Ability to adhere to Health and Safety policies and procedures

Expected hours/times

Female volunteer over the age of 18. To support every Wednesday 12.00-3.00 pm. We will do our best to repay your efforts with investment and training in your personal development.

Next Step

To find out more about the role please contact Debra Cowey, Project Manager GAP/ MAP

M: 07812663849, debra.cowey@changing-lives.org.uk

To apply for this opportunity please contact Sead MasicChanging Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, 10th Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. T: 01914813695

Email : sead.masic@changing-lives.org.uk

Apply for this vacancy

To apply for this vacancy, download an application form and return your completed form to Volunteering Manager, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13 Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Or, apply online by clicking the button below to complete the Volunteer Application Form.

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