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Marie Curie is a charity providing care and support through terminal illness. It has Musgrove Hospital Companion volunteers and also Marie Curie Helper Volunteers in Somerset who visit terminally ill...

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Marie Curie Somerset Helper Service - Lead Volunteer Role

Vacancy · Anytime
Bolham Road, Tiverton, EX16 7RA, United Kingdom
#27745
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Marie-Curie1/opportunities/Marie-Curie-Somerset-Helper-Service---Lead-Volunteer-Role/27745 to join
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A Marie Curie Helper provides companionship and support to people living with a terminal illness in Somerset, by introducing them with a trained Helper volunteer. We are looking for dedicated and committed Lead Volunteers who are able to donate a few hours a week to play an important part in the Helper service continuing to reach more people within your local community. Lead Volunteers support the Volunteer Co-ordinator in identifying opportunities for development, which might include using your own local knowledge and expertise to promote the service including its volunteer opportunities. You may also be required to provide cover for helper volunteers by offering companionship, and emotional and practical support. You might be involved in client assessments, the recruitment and support of volunteers at induction, on-going training and support in 1:1 and group settings. Lead volunteers might also visit and liaise with individuals and families supported by the service. We’re looking for volunteers to provide a little support for people with a terminal illness in Somerset. Marie Curie helpers can make a really big difference to families and we’ll provide full training and on-going support. Helping to support Individuals, carers and their families in the Community with life limiting illnesses. An excellent opportunity to build on your skills in a charity environment An induction, training, support and supervision in your role. Complete all initial mandatory Helper volunteer training, as well as any refresher training whilst you are a Marie Curie volunteer. Commitment, reliability and a willingness to be flexible within the boundaries of the role, we ask for a commitment of at least 12 months. Typically 12 hours a month. Follow all mandatory procedures that form part of the Helper service. Promoting the Helper volunteer role including (with training/approval) media activity. Helping with the recruitment of new volunteers, including interviews and selection. Supporting volunteers in training, offering 1:1 support and facilitating peer support groups. Organising social events and engagement activities for volunteers.
What we will provide to volunteers💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Marie Curie
Marie Curie is a charity providing care and support through terminal illness. It has Musgrove Hospital Companion volunteers and also Marie Curie Helper Volunteers in Somerset who visit terminally ill people in their homes.
#27745
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Marie-Curie1/opportunities/Marie-Curie-Somerset-Helper-Service---Lead-Volunteer-Role/27745 to join