Events & Promotional Volunteer

The Volunteer will be required to:

  • Provide practical support at events held at Trust Links sites or external sites as agreed.
  • Promote Trust Links and its associated projects to the public.

Main duties and responsibilities of the role:

  • Support Trust Links with events such as open days and community events as agreed.
  • Develop a good knowledge of the services offered by Trust Links and promote Trust Links and its projects to members of the public in a positive way.
  • Work with members, other volunteers and staff in the garden, or in the kitchen, as required, at open days or community events.
  • Provide support and direction as required, feeding back to staff relevant information relating to members.
  • Participate in supervision with the Volunteer Co-ordinator.
  • Take part in appropriate training and development activities.
  • Participate in volunteer meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Raise any issues affecting members with appropriate staff member.
  • Feedback to staff relevant information relating to members' progress and independence.
  • highlight opportunities for the promotion and improvement of Trust Links and its projects to staff.
  • Ensure health and Safety regulations are adhered to in line with Trust Links health and Safety policy.
  • Ensure Safeguarding requirements are met in line with Trust Links Safeguarding policy and escalate concerns about the well being of service users to appropriate staff members.

Skills

Volunteers will need:

  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Empathy and listening skills.
  • Commitment to self-development.
  • Willingness and commitment to undertake further training and development.
  • Commitment.
  • Tact.
  • Responsiveness.
  • Realism.
  • Honesty.
  • Enthusiasm.
  • Team work.

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 04/07/2019

End Date: 04/07/2020

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Availability Details

As and when required for events throughout the year


Location

This opportunity is available in: Southend


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