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Volunteer Opportunities

No work is too small, and volunteers are extremely valuable resources for our charity.

Whether it's about physical, mental or financial contribution everything together matters a lot. Being a volunteer, you can directly get involved with a noble work, serving those who need your care and affection. This would also be a chance for you to know that not everyone in this world is born lucky, and you're needed to support a few of them, if not all. Depending on where you decide to focus your volunteering efforts, you make a real difference in the lives of those we support. These efforts build up various elements that make up an entire community. As a volunteer, you can help with our administrative tasks, homework club, organizing food parcels, shelf stacker, organizing clothes donations, undertaking food parcels distributions to our service users within our office environment, sorting out clothes donations, collection of surplus food from our partners. Aldi, M&S, etc. We are regularly recruiting for volunteers. Take a look at each role in more detail below. To apply complete the application form below. Shelf Stacker Volunteer Job Purpose: As a shelf stacker, you ensure that shelves and displays are well-stocked at all times and are visually appealing. Shelf Stacker Duties: 


  • include moving food trolleys from the storage area to the appropriate department or aisle and arranging products on the shelves and display.
  •  Assisting with organizing food donations, helping and keeping public areas tidy. 
  • Pick up food donations from supermarkets and deliver them to our center.
  • Restocking and loading groceries into the van/cars.
  • Clean up and organize food parcels as needed.
  • Sorting and organizing clothes donated to the clothes bank


   Person specification:

  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. (preferred)
  • Starting time:9:30am to 2:00pm (preferred) 
  • A Reliable, enthusiastic person (preferred)
  • A person with knowledge of health and safety (preferred)
  • Effective management of volunteers with strong interpersonal skills and the understanding to deal with vulnerable people (preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and oral. (preferred)


            Benefits:

  • Expand your network, and boost your social skills
  • Professional references
  • Training and guidance is provided to ensure all volunteers are confident and comfortable with what is expected of them
  • Up to £5 to reimburse for travel and lunch expenses


          Office Administrator Job Purpose: 

  • To ensures proper flow of office procedures, and support the office duties. Maintains a positive and friendly image by acting as the first line of contact to our service users, visitors, online, and via telephone. 

               Person Specification:

  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. (Essential) 
  • Starting time: 9:30am to 2:00pm 
  • A Reliable, enthusiastic person


Office Administrator Job Duties:

  •  Filing service users records 
  • Assists in planning and arranging events 
  • Manages the reception area and looks after service users/visitors
  • Answers phone calls and transfer them as necessary 
  • Drafts, formats, and prints relevant documents
  • Photocopies and files appropriate documents as needed 


    Office Administrator Skills and Experience: 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills (preferable)
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and confidentiality (preferable)
  • Prior office management experience (preferable)
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as unsupervised in an office environment (preferred)
  • Communication and Customer Service skills (preferable)
  • technical skill, ability to handle confidential information (preferable)
  • record-keeping skills (preferable)
  • Presentation skills, including welcoming service users/visitors to the waiting room and ability to multitask (preferable) 


       Benefits:

  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • It makes you more confident
  • It helps you determine your career goals
  • Up to £5 to reimburse for travel and lunch expenses


              Homework Club/ Maths Tuition Job purpose: To support children and young people in their learning development. The homework club also aims to inspire children and young people to grow in confidence and develop new skills. The program runs every Friday. Staff/ volunteers must be able to work from 3:40 to 5:40 pm. 

Please note that it will be necessary for you to undergo a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). 


                Person Specification:   

  • Availability: Fridays (preferable)
  • Starting time 3:30 to 5:30 pm
  • A reliable, enthusiastic & punctuality (preferable)
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and confidentiality (preferable)


 Homework Club/ Maths Tuition Primary Responsibilities 

  • Provide a supportive learning environment where students can gain assistance with their studies.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and motivate students to complete high-quality homework.
  • Ability to establish and maintain clear rules and routines to effectively manage each homework club participant in your care.
  • Maintain clear and concise homework club attendance records, enrollment data and parent contact information.
  • Clean and organize the homework club to provide an optimal learning environment.
  • Complete incident reports and accident reports.
  • Actively engage with students at all times.
  • Initiate creative and engaging activities for students who have completed their homework.
  • Oversee after school snack time.
  • Sessions offering academic support

  

  Benefits:

  •  Become a valued member of the community. 
  • Gain lots of skills. 
  • Enhance your CV. 
  • Gain in confidence and find directions in what you want to do. 
  • Up to £ 5 to reimburse for Travel and lunch expenses 
  • Professional references 


We have benefitted over 240 families/ individuals so far in 2019. Our response covers the sectors of food parcels, school uniforms, school trips, clothing, shoes, bedding, and small household goods. We are committed to providing emergency relief to families affected by poverty/ low-income in our local communities.