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Working as part of a team, meting the public, developing work and communication skills. Must be phyically fit due to lifting and handleing
Working as part of a team, meeting the public, developing work and communication skills.
Learning new skills. Helping a charity whilst having fun at the same time. Development of talents that we value such as communication skills, numeracy, teamwork and taking responsibility.
Volunteer can learn new skills, work as part of a team and be able to meet new people.
Assisting in the shop will help people learn new skills, meet people, be part of a team and help fundraise for the organisation.
The shop is staffed with trained people who will assist and help
Being part of a team, chance of developing new skills.
Do you have an interest in excellent customer service? Play a key role in helping people to gain their independence back. A Mobility Aids Volunteer driver This key role will enable people to return home after an illness or surgery and help them to remain independent or go on a holiday or trip with friends or family. It will involve driving a Red Cross vehicle.
Typical tasks include:-
- Delivering and collecting wheelchairs
- Demonstrating how to use and look after our wheelchairs
- Giving information about other Red Cross services where appropriate
- Completing delivery paperwork
- Receiving and recording donations
Fantastic Opportunity to Join the British Red Cross Team of Emergency Response Volunteers
>About the role:
As an Emergency Response volunteer, you may be providing much needed practical and emotional support to individuals, as part of a team, in support of category 1 and 2 responders and other agencies following an emergency or major incident. In addition, you could provide "behind the scenes" support to the response.
>About the team:
The British Red Cross responds to hundreds of UK emergencies every year - from major floods to house fires and transport accidents. Our trained volunteers are always available to help, working closely with the emergency services, local authorities and other agencies to support their work responding to crises.
>About the person:
We keep the service users at the heart of all we do working to understand their needs and the difference we make. As well as good interpersonal, diplomacy, communication and teamwork skills, we are looking for people who have, or are willing to undertake further training, particularly any technical requirements. To volunteer for the Emergency Response role you must be aged 18+. However, we greatly value the skills, energy and enthusiasm that young people bring to the Red Cross and (subject to a risk assessment, safeguarding requirements and parental consent) people aged 15-17 years can be involved in a variety of activities such as promoting the service, supporting service volunteers and undertaking training.
For further details and to apply to volunteer with us please visit our online recruitment page at: https://jobs.redcross.org.uk/tlive1_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=932716QAy9&WVID=772610007l&LANG=USA
If you have any questions or require more details please contact Mark Law, Emergency Response Officer at email email@example.com or tel.: 07543220117.
Working in partnership with The Co op it has been reported that over 70% of people living in the UK have expressed that at some point in their lives they have experienced loneliness and/or Social Isolation.
This can have a detrimental effect on health and wellbeing and we are looking to support those most at risk. This can be anyone 16+ for example New Mums, Individuals with Mobility Restrictions, Elderly, Individuals experiencing Bereavement/Empty Nest to name a few. This will be a volunteer led project with support from Community Connectors based in Dundee/Fife/Aberdeen/Inverness and Shetland.
We are looking for individuals who are willing to give up a little of their time to re build service users confidence to re-engage into their local communities.
Each service user will be supported for a 12 week period and will be sign posted to the relevant organisation as required.
All training is provided which is fantastic for self-development! This is a new project with new staff and volunteers who are all extremely excited to be involved.
Volunteering with the Red Cross you can gain retail skills and get involved in different fundraising activities.
Volunteering with the Red Cross shop offers many training opportunities from merchandising, customer services, display and management. Whilst volunteering for us, not only are you able to gain these skills, you will be helping us raise much needed funds to support people locally, nationally and internationally.