Aim of volunteering role:
To volunteer for Community Wellbeing Team, who work on reducing isolation and loneliness through organising different community activities including lunches, day trips, assisted shopping and befriending.
Calling an older person for a chat and to give them some company.
This role is based at the Hub office and is flexible. We are open 10-4, Monday to Friday, you can do as little or as much as you like during the week, either half days or full days.
Place of work: Involve Hub office, The Mall (Chequers), Maidstone town centre.
Volunteer manager: Community Wellbeing Team Manager
- Good listening and communication skills.
- Empathetic, compassionate and patient.
- Reliable and friendly.
- Full training within role as well as additional access to other courses
- Travel expenses
- Full insurance cover
- Volunteer recognition events, e.g. Christmas, Volunteers Week and other holidays
Volunteers who will be directly and significantly involved with children and/or vulnerable adults will be required to undergo a police check.