Health Drop-in Volunteer - Thursday

We are looking for volunteers to help run inclusive fortnightly weight management drop in sessions at the URC Church, Market Hill, Maldon on Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.

The volunteer role will be to support people through this adapted 24 week ACE Weight management programme. The programme is community-based and designed to support people to achieve a gradual, long term weight loss through information provision, target setting and regular weigh ins.

Volunteers will:

- Meet and greet participants and offer a friendly welcome

- Explain how the program works to new participants

- Weigh participants and maintain records

- Hand out relevant supporting materials

- Keep a register of attendance

Training will be provided by ACE on their programme, the administration of the drop in and where to find further resources and support for participants.

Please note volunteers are not required or expected to give advice but to be a friendly face to provide informal support.

Skills

- Experience of learning disabilities

- Good administration skills to accurately record all relevant information

- Good listener and ability to communicate with people from a range of backgrounds

- Able to motivate and encourage

- Non judgmental

- Able to maintain confidentiality


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: 15/07/2019

End Date: 15/07/2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No Yes No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Drop-ins will last for 2 hours on a fortnightly basis.


Location

This opportunity is available in: Maldon


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