Trust Links is an organisation committed to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, Trustees and volunteers to share this commitment. Trust Links aims to create a culture that respects and values each other's differences, that promotes dignity,equality and diversity, and that encourages individuals to develop and maximise their true potential.
Trust Links is a local charity that aims to support people and build communities. we enable people to work together to improve mental health and well-being and promote, support, inspire an cultivate wellness ans sustainable living.
REACH supports people to manage their own mental health through learning, empowerment and co-production. It develops self-management skills for people with mental health challenges through learning and developing skills, developing expertise in their mental health and their condition(s), developing personal skills, identifying and reaching goals and aspirations and reaching their own solutions through coaching.
Hours required: As agreed
Location: 34 Rocheway, Rochford
You may be asked to work at any REACH project site
Reports to: REACH Coproduction Worker
Line Manager: REACH Recovery College Manager
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: Volunteering with REACH as a wellbeing volunteer is a great opportunity to support REACH’s students on their recovery journey You will use your personal experience of mental health and self-management skills along with your life experience skills, in an empowering and boundaried manner, to help REACH students to achieve their potential and get the most from their course and interactions with REACH.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE:
Wellbeing volunteers will be required to assist students in the classroom environment, to encourage participation and assist individuals where needed. As well as assisting in the curriculum based classrooms volunteers will be required to assist in our Reach Out programmes which are more informal creative arts and crafts groups.
Some students may require assistance with overcoming social anxiety in attending the course which may involve verbal support or attending parts of a course with a student.
GENERAL DUTIES include:
VOLUNTEERS WILL NEED TO BE/HAVE:
· Peer support mentoring
· Any other role identified needs
Commitment to the role and willingness to undertake further training and development.Register your interest
You will be redirected to the Volunteer Essex website
Between these dates: 14/07/2017 - 31/07/2020
On these days:
Rayleigh and Rochford