Community Connector Drop-in Lead

Opportunity

The Community Connector Drop-in Lead role is based with the Independence and Wellbeing Team -Portsmouth City Council. The role is leading on an information drop-in, which offers information to members of the public about groups and activities happening in the Portsmouth area. The role will include the setup of the Community Connectors drop-in at one of the venues across the city. The Drop-in is part of the wider Community Connector Service which works with adults - 18+ - who are experiencing loneliness/social isolation and want to get out in the community to engage more but lack the confidence to do so. Volunteers will be fully trained and supported in their role by a Community Connector member of staff.

Skills

• Good communication skills. • Be able to actively listen. • Have a positive 'can do' attitude • Be non-judgemental and respectful • Be able to maintain confidentiality • Taking a person centred approach in order to offer personalised support in accordance with the each person's needs and interests. • Keeping a simple log of the types of information which have been given.


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
    18+
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and safety policy

Availability

When: 23/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

May be different days in the future. The drop-ins are run on a rolling basis so could be one a week if volunteer wanted or every 6/8 weeks.