COVID-19 Volunteer Co-ordinator

  • VO83459
  • Home-based volunteering


Description

During this pandemic our community hub is looking for volunteers who are willing to carry out shopping, prescription deliveries and welfare calls for individuals who are either shielding or self isolating due to being vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus. We are also looking for volunteers to help co-ordinate and support the delivery of these services.
Volunteering with the Community Hub COVID-19 response, you will be helping people who may be isolated and stuck in their homes with deliveries of food shopping, medication and essential items, which they otherwise may not be able to obtain.
If you have experience of managing/co-ordinating volunteers to carry out activities in the community or have skills in co-ordinating rotas and phonecalls then we need you.

Your role will be focused on co-ordinating a team of volunteers covering a specific local area within East Renfrewshire to carry out shopping and/or prescription deliveries and welfare calls to isolated people.

You must have access to email, telephone services and be able to support the Volunteer Lead to assign tasks to volunteers and check on progress and update Volunteer Lead as appropriate.

Organisation aims and objectives

Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire (SCIO) connects and supports volunteering, social enterprising activity and voluntary groups to make East Renfrewshire a better place to live.

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Restrictions

Need to be under 70 years old and in good health
Travel details: We will be covering the whole of East Renfrewshire but will as much as possible keep all activities to a local minimum distance to adhere to the national guidance.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: All volunteers will be provided with How To Guides relevant to volunteering within pandemic conditions and will have a named key contact for all queries during their time volunteering
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.