Volunteer Employability Advisors

  • VO71374


Description

To assist the local community via support provision to help move towards employment. This is a free voluntary service provided by The Salvation Army to anyone wishing to access support to improve their life circumstance.

Assisting at weekly drop in facility to assist service users in all aspects of employability. This can range from IT skills, creating and using email accounts and accessing benefits/housing opportunities/ employment opportunities online, encouraging healthy attitudes towards employment, financial management and budgeting, interview techniques, application form completion, in work support, motivation and confidence building.
We also have a range of in-house support provisions and work closely with Jobcentre plus re referrals. This is also a self-referral service. We currently have various support provisions including SDAS addictions support, Debt Advice, Foodbank referral assistance and a daily drop in café.

Availability

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3-5 hours weekly minimum

Restrictions

Due to the nature of this provision and GDPR legislation there is a requirement for basic disclosure and confidentiality
Experience required: IT skills, good communication skills, empathy and a willingness to resource and signpost to support where it is unavailable in house.
Travel details: Drop in facility @ The Salvation Army, Stirling Corps, 19 Drip Road, Stirling, FK8 1RA.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Volunteers are welcome to claim travel expenses upon production of a valid travel receipt
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: In the first instance, potential volunteers are welcome to attend drop in and have an informal chat with myself (Employability Coordinator), current staff and volunteers, and clients (permission req)
Training details: Volunteers will be trained in all areas of employability and will have access to accredited training should they wish to undertake. Training will also be ongoing during the participation period.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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