Strive

Volunteer for Wellbeing

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Wellbeing

What Volunteer Roles do we offer?

  • Befriender – one to one arrangement over six months
  • Social Shoppers – helping and supporting people with all aspects of shopping needs
  • One Off Task Volunteer– responding to specific requests for help
  • Intergenerational Group Supervisors –supporting young people to volunteer in their local nursing homes and hospitals
  • Community Connectors – supporting people to access activities and services in their community
  • Drivers – helping people to access what’s going on in their communities
  • Activity Supervisor -organising and supporting interest and activity Groups

Qualities and skills that we look for in our Volunteers

  • Demonstrate a sensitive and caring attitude towards others.
  • Have good communication skills and an ability to listen.
  • Be trustworthy and reliable
  • Be accepting of other people’s different attitudes, lifestyle and opinions.
  • Have a good level of self-awareness

What can we offer you?

  • Volunteer training to suit the role.
  • Ongoing support.
  • Reimburse volunteer expenses e.g. lunches, entrance fees, bus fares or fuel costs.
  • Opportunities to access additional training e.g. First Aid, Mental Health, Disability Awareness, Dementia Awareness
  • Provide you with a reference (after a minimum of 3 months volunteering with us).

 

Could you be a Volunteer with Strive Wellbeing?

Our Volunteers come from all walks of life with a wide range of skills and experiences. They can be anyone over the age of 18 who enjoy meeting people and making a difference in the lives of others.

No formal qualifications are necessary but we do ask for two references and completion of a PVG Disclosure form to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Download Volunteer Application Form

 

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