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A church based community centre in the heart of Wells. As well as being a venue for hire for many community groups it is also the base of outreach work committed to supporting the vunerable, homeless ...

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Winter Drop In Supporter (Short term project - 8 Feb Until 1st April 2021)

One day · 0–2 hrs
BA5 2BE, Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Advice & MentoringBefriendingSupport workAdvice & Mentoring
Talking to othersListeningEnglish
Community & familyPoverty & housing
This volunteering opportunity is expired
#36751
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Elim-Connect-Centre/opportunities/Winter-Drop-In-Supporter-Short-term-project---8-Feb-Until-1st-April-2021/36751 to join
SummarySupporting a winter drop in specifically for Homeless and Rough Sleeping individuals. Project is running from 8/2/21 -until 1/4/21 at 12-2 pm Weekdays.
Detailed description

AIMS:

Within this project, we aim to provide a short drop-in session daily at connecting during weekdays. This is facilitated by a team of people who are available between 12-2.

The drop-in will have facilities for

·        Hot drinks and snacks (meals not provided by this drop-in, but available at others)

·        Pool

·        Ping pong

·        Reading

·       Creating meaningful connections

·        A confidential space for people to meet professionals.

·        Showering

·        Laundering clothing.

·        Any support needs – ie foodbank vouchers, signposting, access to the clothing store.

·        Accessing post

·        Charging phones

TV / Music or other activities / Supporting Mental health.


Volunteer Requirements:

We don't need you to have any experience, just being willing is enough. all training and support is provided, DBS check and Volunteer checks will also take place.

You don't need to volunteer every day, you can do as little or as much as you would like to.


Covid guidelines:

At all times individuals must be 2m apart, wearing a face-covering (unless exempt). Hand Sanitiser is available along with any PPE you might need.

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service
What we will provide to volunteers💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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Volunteering in Wells > Wells Opportunities > Elim Connect Centre > Winter Drop In Supporter (Short term project - 8 Feb Until 1st April 2021)
About Elim Connect Centre
A church based community centre in the heart of Wells. As well as being a venue for hire for many community groups it is also the base of outreach work committed to supporting the vunerable, homeless and rough sleepers in the Mendip Area. We run several drop in sessions during the week, offer counselling, signposting to other agencies and have a residential unit based in Stratton on the Fosse.
This volunteering opportunity is expired
#36751
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Elim-Connect-Centre/opportunities/Winter-Drop-In-Supporter-Short-term-project---8-Feb-Until-1st-April-2021/36751 to join