Group Support Volunteer

Our Group volunteers are able to offer friendship and support and form positive relationships with adults who attend our group sessions.

Main Tasks

Supporting at one of our groups or day centres

Making refreshments for people attending

Helping to run activities

Talking and listening to people attending

Establishing and maintaining appropriate boundaries

Informing Age UK Bradford District staff of any concerns about the people attending our groups

Skills

Reliable

Ability to maintain and respect confidentiality

Ability to share skills, interests or activities

Understanding, patient and empathetic

Non-judgmental

Effective communication skills

Outgoing, personable and a good conversationalist

Willingness to follow Age UK Bradford District values, policies and procedures, including Health & Safety, Data Protection & Confidentiality, Equal Opportunities.

Polite and courteous at all times

Desire to support older people in the community

A basic understanding of older people and an appreciation of issues facing older people


Details

  • Accessibility
    Dependent on venue
  • Age restrictions
    minimum age 18
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 13/05/2021

End Date: 13/05/2022

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Location

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