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Covid-19 Emergency Response Volunteer role

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Description of the role:

As part of the Home but Not Alone Campaign, Community Action Suffolk are offering to connect potential volunteers with community groups, charities and local councils offering volunteer roles.

We want to build on the existing networks in the county, encourage more people to sign up as volunteers.

This will be a developing campaign, led by the local experts, and will respond to the areas of greatest need.

Roles we will try to link you to : Suffolk Good Neighbour Scheme
Food Banks
Local Councils responses

To start we will need some basic details from you to let you know about potential opportunities in your area. (Do you have a current DBS? Not essential for all roles)

https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/coronavirus-in-suffolk-volunteers-call-to-su...

We cannot guarantee a role for everyone as this is a changing situation.

Opportunity Activities: Advice, Information and Support, Caring, General and Helping
Availability required:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

What skills are needed?

Kindness
Patience
Problem solving
Community resilience skills
Listening skills

What skills will be learned / gained?

Confidence
Community understanding
Creative skills

DBS Check Required: No
Driving Licence Required: No
Details of restriction:

18 + unless accompanied by parents

Mandatory training required for role: No
Extra information:

Driving licence (with business insurance) and current enhanced DBS (for children & adults) would be an advantage.

Please keep yourself and others safe by following government advice.

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-gov...


About the Opportunity Host Organisation


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Host Organisation: Community Action Suffolk
Organisation Profile:

Community Action Suffolk supports organisations in Suffolk’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector, to enable them to operate more effectively. We provide a voice for individuals and groups who may not otherwise be heard and represent their interests to the public sector. We work closely with partners from the statutory sector, including Suffolk County Council, Borough and District Councils, Town and Parish Councils, Health and Police.

This opportunity is no longer accepting expressions of interest.