Link Volunteer-H.O.P.E Project
|Opportunity: Link Volunteer-H.O.P.E Project
A 2 year project supporting the local community of Wolverhampton to prevent social isolation.
The task you will be asked to perform will depend on the needs of the service, the person you are matched with and your personal level of confidence, experience and interests. This may include the following :
• Telephone or face to face support for isolated housebound people across the city.
• Support people to utilise technology to reduce their isolation and ensure that their health and social needs are being met.
Other types of support you might be asked to provide include supporting people :
Identify and attend social activities or groups. Learn a new skill or find a new hobby
Help to cope with their long term conditions by getting involved with community activities. Link people with support service such as befriending .Try out new activities that make them feel healthier such as walking or swimming
|Requirements: Excellent communication skills, caring and motived by desire to help others. Ability to use some digital technology for training/communications
|Location: Wolverhampton area
|Hours: We ask that volunteers commit to least one duty per week for at least 3 months .Shift availability to be confirmed by your supervising Link Worker.
|DBS: Yes Enhanced Adults