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Lunchtime Care Van Volunteer

  • VO81215


Description

All:
Stock the Care van with cups, lids, flasks and food.
Serve food and drinks to guests.
Distribute any donations of clothing.
Speak to clients; offer advice where appropriate.
Report any incidents, feedback or training needs in the report folders.
Clean the van on return to the Centre.
Drivers:
Check the Care Van for damage or issues before leaving the Centre. The same should be done
on return.
Drive the Van, following the usual route & stay close to the Van at all times.

Organisation aims and objectives

Bethany Christian Trust exists to relieve the suffering and meet the long-term needs of homeless and vulnerable people. Our vision is that through Christian love in action homelessness will be reduced and vulnerable people empowered to live independently within society. Bethany operates services that take people from homelessness through to managing their own tenancy and building positive friendships.

Availability

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1 lunchtime a month.

Restrictions

Experience required: A volunteer should be able to; Listen & communicate clearly Work as part of a team Remain patient & calm Work within appropriate boundaries Volunteers should be sympathetic with the aims of Bethany Christian Trust as expressed in its mission and values statements (found on our website)
Travel details: Volunteers are to meet at the Care Van located behind Bethany Christian Centre, at Jane Street. The Van will return here.
Minimum age: 21

Support

Expenses details: No expenses paid.
Training details: Training will be given at induction and on an ongoing basis as required
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 2 months ago