Carer Support Volunteer
Do you have a skill that you could share?
Do you have some time spare to give to someone in need of your skills?
The Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove is seeking volunteers to work directly with carers, supporting their wellbeing and helping them to learn new skills. We need people throughout the year.
Managed by: the Volunteer Co-ordinator
The hours will be variable, depending on your own availability, but can be from one hour a week.
Based: work will be undertaken within the city of Brighton and Hove.
Tasks: Supporting a carer to work towards pre-defined outcomes and goals. This could be anything from supporting them to lose weight to teaching them computer skills or going for a jog with them. Volunteers will be matched with a carer based on the carer's needs and the volunteer's own skills. They will then have up to 10 weeks to help the carer work towards their goal.
This role will involve working with vulnerable adults, and as such an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references will be required.
Benefits of the Opportunity
Experience of working in a voluntary organisation
Opportunity to meet new people
Learning about the situation of unpaid carers
- Adult Education
- Physical Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training