Hub Volunteer - Oldham

To support the running of the local district Volunteer Centre (the Volunteer Hub). Providing information, support and advice to Oldham residents who want to volunteer in their local community. Find out where our Volunteer Hubs are by clicking: https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/node/5001
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
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:

Meet and greet people arriving at the centre
• Give advice and guidance about volunteering
• Explain how people can volunteer in their community and provide them with the information
• Explain how the volunteer centre/ hubs Oldham brokerage works
• Show where to find volunteer opportunities and how to apply
• Give support to complete registration forms and explain their next steps
• Guide people to volunteer roles that match their interests
- Research local groups and activities in your local area
• Connect and refer people to local groups in their local area
• Make referrals to the appropriate staff member or service if volunteering is not suitable
• To maintain confidentiality at all times
• Attending meetings when necessary
• Good organisational skills
• Good Knowledge of Oldham (desirable); geography and transport
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to work independently and check in
• Ability to recognise and understand confidentiality, boundaries and limitations; of people from a range of diverse backgrounds
• Understanding of equal opportunities and experience (not essential); applying this to all aspects of work
• Computer skills

Requirements: Willing to travel by public transport or find own way to volunteering location
Areas of Interest: Community, Families, Older people, Public events, Young people
What activities will the volunteer do? Providing advice
DBS Check Required: No

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Action Together
Organisation Profile: Action Together is a local charity for stronger communities in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside. Action Together offers a range of support to strengthen communities. We support, advise and help individual volunteers, groups and organisations.
Charity number: 1165512