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We house, support, and enable homeless people to maximise their potential.

Poverty reductionSocial justice

Basic skills volunteer

Organisation role · 1–2 hrs/Week
65 E Reach, Taunton TA1 3EZ, UK
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Poverty reductionSocial justice
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Help our homeless clients with basic literacy, numeracy, budgeting or IT.

Detailed description

Are you: 

  • Over 18 
  • Patient 
  • Approachable 
  • Non-judgemental 
  • Good at explaining things to people 
  • Passionate about helping people develop their interests, confidence and skills 

We are looking for people who are willing to share their skills and interests to help our clients develop the confidence to tackle everyday leisure activities. 

Working with an individual or a small group, you could: 


  • Help to build their confidence by breaking tasks down  
  • Pass on your skills basic literacy, numeracy, budgeting or IT
  • Support someone doing an on-line course 

Could you commit to one or two hours a week? If so, we’d love to hear from you. 

What’s in it for you? 

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives by supporting them to gain the confidence to move towards more independent living. Along the way you’ll: 

  • meet new, like-minded people 
  • improve your communication skills 
  • build your own confidence 
  • learn about the range of issues affecting our clients 
  • inspire others to improve their lives 

Out of pocket expenses reimbursed. 

Everyone is welcome  

At Arc we are not all the same. We come from all walks of life and a wide variety of backgrounds. We draw on these differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced and how we think to create services that work for everyone. We celebrate the diverse and inclusive community that is Arc, empowering clients, staff and volunteers to connect, belong and grow. 

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We house, support, and enable homeless people to maximise their potential.