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FelixTime Bank Project

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Description of the role:

What is Time Banking?
Time Banking enables people to donate their time, skills and experiences to make a stronger community. FelixTime bank provides neighbourhood support with safeguards.

Our time bank responds to the needs of our local community, recognising everyone has something to offer.
For every hour of time a member gives, they receive one time credit in return. They can then exchange, bank or donate this credit.

Opportunity Activities: Befriending and Buddying, Community Work, Gardening, General and Helping, Practical Work and DIY
Availability required:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

What skills are needed?

How Time Banking Works:
Give an hour, get an hour.
Everyone’s time is valuable.

Anyone can join and all time is valued equally.

Volunteers identify the skills and experience which they can offer and those that they need.
The list of relevant skills is endless. Examples include;

Supported shopping
Club/group introduction
Sharing hobbies
Professional skills
Transport support
Companionship
Translating & Literacy
Fitness companions
Home from hospital support
Phone friend

What skills will be learned / gained?

Examples of Time Banking Requests:

Accompanying to a meeting
Learn how to communicate with family living abroad
Companionship
Help with CV writing
Acting as temporary treasurer for a local voluntary organisation
Post hospital support
Practicing a new language
Form filling
Employability skills
Supported volunteering

Everyone has a skill or talent,
use yours to help others.

DBS Check Required: No
Driving Licence Required: No
Does this role have age restrictions?: No
Mandatory training required for role: No
Extra information:

About the Opportunity Host Organisation


Host Organisation: FelixTime Bank
Organisation Profile:

Time Bank enables people to donate their time, skills and experiences to make a stronger community. Every one's time is valuable. For every hour of time a member gives, they receive one time credit in return. They can exchange, bank or donate this credit. e.g. 1 x hour online shopping support = 1 x hour help with CV writing