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Arc

Arc

Non-profit

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

Poverty & housingSocial justice & inequality
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Volunteer Buddy

1–2 hrs/wk
7 the Crescent, Taunton, Taunton, TA1 4EA, United Kingdom
Advice & MentoringBefriendingEscortingSocial contact
Poverty & housingSocial justice & inequality
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Summary

We are looking for people to befriend and help our clients to develop the skills and confidence to tackle everyday tasks and activities.

Detailed description

Are you: 

  • Over 18 
  • Patient 
  • Approachable 
  • Non-judgemental 
  • Competent with IT 
  • Good at explaining things to people 
  • Passionate about helping people develop core life skills ?


We are looking for people to help our clients develop the skills and confidence to tackle everyday tasks and activities. 

Working with an individual, you could be responsible for: 

 

  • Assisting clients to identify the gaps in their skills or knowledge 
  • Helping to build their confidence by breaking tasks down  
  • Accompanying them to appointments or activities 
  • Meeting up for a coffee and a chat
  • Liaising with keyworkers, sharing information as agreed with the client 
  • Signing off evidence for AQA’s Unit Award Scheme 

Could you commit to an hour or two 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 giving them the skills to move towards more independent living.


Along the way you’ll: 

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


Training and out of pocket expenses reimbursed. 

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

Getting there

About Arc

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