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Job & Volunteering Drop-In Volunteer

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Volunteers are required to help people build their confidence, learn new skills and be better informed about opportunities and support available.
The Drop-In should be a supportive and encouraging environment; something that any volunteer should help to foster. This includes:
-Welcoming people to the group and facilitating social interactions over a snack lunch.
-Helping with the set up and clean-up of the group
-Helping attendees write CV's and apply for paid/voluntary roles.

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.










We ask that volunteers attend for at least a semester (10-12 weeks).


Experience required: A volunteer should; -Listen attentively, communicate effectively and respect appropriate boundaries -Be patient and calm -Have basic computer skillls and/or knowledge of the recruitment process for paid and voluntary roles -Be able to work as part of a team, as well as as an individual
Travel details: At our Head Office at 65 Bonnington Road, Leith, EH6 5JQ. It is just off Great Junction Street which is serviced by many bus routes.
Minimum age: 18


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

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