My Time Volunteer

The My Time service is a partnership between the YOU Trust and Citizens Advice Portsmouth to support Carers who are caring for a friend or family member, enabling them to take a break for themselves. We are looking for volunteers to help create a highlight to someone’s week by exploring new interests or taking a trip down memory lane. Volunteers could also support someone going to local clubs, a short walk or to local café. * Volunteers commit to 2-3 hours per week, able to commit to minimum of 6 months * No prior qualifications or prior experience needed, full training is given. This role requires a DBS * This is a great opportunity for first steps into employment or for building up skills.

Skills

* Genuine interest in getting to know people in your community * Sensitive to people’s needs and care for their well-being * A supportive attitude and able to provide encouragement * Ability to work independently and go out into the community for activities * You may have a skill that you can share with others * Volunteers will not undertake any personal care

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Location

This opportunity is available Countywide.

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