Mobility Aids Lead Volunteer - Plymouth

Recruiter
BRITISH RED CROSS 11
Location
Devon
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
07 Nov 2019
Closes
12 Nov 2019
Ref
1328775167
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Lead Volunteer - Mobility Aids
Commitment: Approximately 1 day per week, flexible between Monday and Friday
Location: The Old Dispensary, 18 Catherine St, Plymouth PL1 2AD


Come and join our friendly team based in Plymouth and support your local community!

We provide people in your community with wheelchairs on a short-term basis.

A lead volunteer provides support to new and established mobility aids volunteers acting as the link between volunteers and the volunteering coordinator.

Your time will help people in your community stay independent by accessing a wheelchair.

Activities include:
  • Meeting and supporting new volunteers and assisting the volunteering coordinator to deliver induction
  • Supporting volunteers through coaching / mentoring
  • Engaging with Mobility Aids Volunteers and coordinating their activity
  • Tasks in keeping with the core volunteer role

Please click here to view the full role description

We Offer:
  • The opportunity to meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team
  • Free training and ongoing upskilling.
  • Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses
  • The chance to truly make a difference to local lives.

Young people and this role

We value the energy and enthusiasm that young people bring to this role. To carry out full delivery of this service volunteers must be 16+ (subject to a risk assessment, safeguarding requirements, parental consent and risk audience).

Here's a little bit more about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes.

From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. Our goal is to connect human kindness with human crisis.

We're part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and we believe in the power of kindness.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

Click Apply Online to register your interest and we will be in touch to arrange a phone call with you.

Contact

For further information, please email: or call 01227 864712

Connecting human kindness with human crisis