Interests

  • Community Engagement
  • Emergency Response
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Older People

Activities

  • Support and Befriending

We are looking for Wellbeing Volunteers that want to make a real difference to the lives of residents in Bexley who are directly impacted by the COVID-19 virus. If you are interested in promoting health and wellbeing, have good listening skills and want to develop your own skills, then this could be the perfect role for you!

As a Wellbeing Volunteer you will: • Be matched with a Community Connect client • Maintain regular contact with your Match via telephone • Encourage a positive attitude towards health and wellbeing • Help to reduce loneliness and isolation

What skills do I need?

• Be a good listener • Be committed and motivated to improve the wellbeing of others • Be available at your allotted weekly/fortnightly slot • Attend and complete (remote) induction/training sessions for this role • Take part in regular (remote) supervision sessions • Be able to communicate effectively with your Match • Be willing to learn about working with vulnerable people and follow our Safeguarding and Confidentiality policies • Follow our Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies

Interests

  • Community Engagement
  • Emergency Response
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Older People

Activities

  • Support and Befriending

Details

  • DBS check required
    But two references will be required
  • Equal opportunities policy
    Provided on application
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Details provided on application
  • Ongoing support; Health and Safety Policy
    i.e. regular supervision, telephone check-ins, monthly Zoom calls
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    Via Zoom or telephone
  • Volunteer induction
    Via Zoom or telephone
  • Volunteer policy
    Provided on application
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    Provided on application

When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Availability Details

This role is flexible so can work around any commitments you have. We aim to match you with a client who can be called at a time that suits you.

Location

This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.

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