General Helper

Bridging communities have q a space in the Better together building , where its hoped that people will come along who are feeling low or having issues with anxiety /depression to receive downtime in a friendly atmosphere, take advise on suggested pathways and socialise over a tea and coffee
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Take notice of the surroundings and notice individuals who need assistance.
Be a friendly face
Offer a safe space to people who wants some time alone.
Engage with a tea coffee , water , a game of pool browsing the internet or just chatting

Skill and Qualifications Required:

No qualifications needed
Patience
Good listener
Soneone who can operate on there own initiative

Areas of Interest: Community centre, Crisis Support, Disability, Mental Health, Race and Ethnicity
Opportunity suitable for: Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work, People with restricted mobility, Short term commitment, University students, With friends
What activities will the volunteer do? Befriending, Interpretation, Providing advice, Support Work
Skills gained in this role: Leadership, Listening, Reasoning, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Automatic opening doors, Lift to other floors / step free access throughout the building

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Bridging Communities