Employment Support Volunteer
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SummaryWe are looking for people to join our friendly team in a rewarding and varied support role, offering bespoke support and guidance to clients attending the Hubs.
We are looking for people to join our friendly team in a rewarding and varied support role, to offer bespoke support and guidance to clients who attend the Hubs, either through pre planned appointments or drop in, and are looking to get back into employment. To signpost clients to relevant agencies who can offer further specialist support and break down barriers to employment.
As a Support Volunteer you may well;
Provide 1:1 support to people in the community.
Help clients with accessing the job market via CV writing, job searching, interview preparation and completing applications.
Support clients to build confidence, self-esteem and identify skills.
Give IT support to clients.
Assist clients in finding and attending any education and training available.
Signpost the client and/or refer the client to other support agencies and partner organisations.
Write out funding applications on behalf of the client to access financial support where needed.
As a volunteer you will have;
A kind and compassionate nature
Good basic administration
Feel passionate about helping others
Good organisational skills
Great communication skills
A friendly and approachable manner and enjoy meeting people
A positive attitude
Be comfortable filling in forms and using IT
The ability to recognise when people need further support
The ability to build working relationships to support clients and the team
We will provide;
Comprehensive training to enable you to carry out your role confidently and successfully.
Ongoing advice and support.
The opportunity to make a difference to individual’s lives, the wider local community and support their local economy.
The chance to enhance existing skills whilst gaining worthwhile experience helping others.
The chance to meet new likeminded people and be part of a friendly team who enjoy helping people.
Our Wellington hub runs on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month 10am - 12pm. We ask that volunteers arrive a bit before to help set up the hub ready for the clients.