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Role : Drop In Volunteer

Reports to:   SAHARA Team / Volunteers Coordinator

Hours: Wednesdays 11am-3pm Drop in Sessions including Set up / Clear down

Aims of Role: To provide a safe and stimulating environment for women to meet, take part in activities if interested, share healthy food and socialise.

Key Tasks:

  • Offer a friendly and informative welcome to visitors
  • Help plan and book activities for the Drop In.
  • Meet and greet service users
  • To encourage service user participation during Drop in activities.
  • Consult with clients to plan activities they would like to take part in.
  • To empower service users.
  • To assist other volunteers / staff with clearing up after the planned activities.
  • Coordinate lunch and refreshments.
  • Support the efficient running of additional support sessions eg. Legal Clinic, Housing Advice, DVA support

Qualities / Skills:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of the general layout of the Pankhurst Centre
  • A friendly, approachable, enthusiastic and sensitive manner
  • Be willing to discuss with Pankhurst Centre’s staff and their appointed consultants your experience as a volunteer.
  • Language skills a bonus, especially Urdu

Training /Supervision:

  • We ensure that there is support to resolve issues which may arise.
  • Regular training opportunities, and best practice sharing.

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form below and e-mail it to volunteers@pankhursttrust.org. We will then contact you within as soon as possible to discuss available roles and your availability.

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