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Helping Women into Volunteering

Location: Doncaster

Role Description

Supporting women who are involved in the Criminal Justice System. Providing both 1-2-1 and group work support to encouraging women to get involved in volunteering opportunities.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop volunteering database for the Doncaster area
  • Prepare and motivate women to volunteer
  • Accompany women to volunteer placements
  • Complete relevant paperwork for each volunteer placement and case records
  • Provide on-going support to placement host
  • Provide on-going support to women
  • Liaise with Key Workers and where appropriate National Probation Service
  • Accompany to other partnership service appointments around volunteering and wellbeing
  • Support women with onward placement, work and training opportunities
  • Building good relationship with clients, staff team and other agencies

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Networking skills
  • Knowledge of volunteering
  • Commitment to supporting the needs of client group
  • Ability to sensitively and appropriately relate to the client group
  • To manage appropriate boundaries in the relationship
  • Reliable, confident, organised, consistent, and resilient
  • A caring, sympathetic, sensitive manner and a non judgmental approach
  • Ability to adhere to Health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and be a team player and can also work independently

Expected hours/times

Open to female volunteers aged over 18 only.

Monday to Friday. Minimum of 5 hours per week.

Next Step

For more information please call Helen Falconer 01302 309822.

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

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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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