Health Drop-in Volunteers - Maylandsea

We are looking for volunteers to help set up and run a weekly weight management drop-in in Maylandsea.

The volunteer role will be to support people through the 12 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.

The Drop-in will take place within the Dengie Medical Partnership Pharmacy on Imperial Avenue, Maylandsea. Drop-ins will last for one hour once a week.  Day and time to be decided.  This will be within the parameters of between 2 and 5 pm Monday, Tuesday Wednesday or Thursday (to be discussed with volunteers)


- 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


  • 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: 14/05/2018

End Date: 14/05/2019

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

Availability Details

Drop-ins will last for one hour once a week. Times to be discussed with volunteers within the parameters of 2 to 5 pm Monday to Thursday.


This opportunity is available in: Maldon

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