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Friendship and Bereavement Group Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to support a popular friendship group, which is for people who have been bereaved.  This is a welcoming and friendly group who are looking to make friends, go on trips/outings and find new interests.

If you are a great listener, friendly and good with people this role could be for you!

You would be joining a a group of volunteers to:

  • Help people mix and chat to each other
  • Facilitate conversations, especially if someone was shy or introverted, by helping them make new friends
  • Help members make teas and coffees if necessary

Ideally we are looking someone to join our group of volunteers to set up, attend and clear the room each Wednesday from 12.45 – 3.30 pm in Rayleigh. 

Skills

We are looking for someone who:

-        Is friendly, approachable and kind

-        Has good listening skills and a sense of humour

-        Is reliable, patient and understanding

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Posted for

Rayleigh, Rochford and District Association for Voluntary Service (RRAVS)

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Volunteer Essex

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Interests

  • Families and Parenting
  • Mental Health
  • Older People

Activities

  • Administration and Office
  • One-off Activity
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    By prior agreement
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 30/10/2018 - 30/10/2020

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Rayleigh Baptist Church
High Street
Rayleigh
Essex
SS6 7QA

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