Neighbourhood Centre Delivery Support Volunteers in Ormskirk

Do you want to make a difference to your local community?  

If you have a few hours to spare each week and are able to volunteer, this would be a great opportunity to consider.   

We are seeking Delivery Support Volunteers to assist members of staff, to help those who are accessing our services for group activities.  

This opportunity will give a volunteer the chance to:  

  • Gain experience from volunteering for this opportunity.
  • Make a positive difference to a child, young person, and their family.
  • Use their creative skills.
  • Improve their confidence and self-esteem.

 

Overview of Service:  

The Children and Family Wellbeing Service offers support to children, Young people and families age 0-19+years, (0-25 Years for SEND) and their families.   

The service identifies as early as possible when a child, young person or family needs support.  

Details of hours are below (however please bear in mind that more than one volunteer may split the hours into three hourly shifts each i.e. 9.30 – 12.30 and 12.30 to 3.30).  

  • Tuesdays (9:30 – 3:30)
  • Thursdays (9:30 – 3:30)
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Tasks:

All tasks are carried out under the supervision of a member of staff:

  • Confirm attendance of those who are using the groups by telephoning when required
  • Photocopying items to be used at the group sessions.
  • Help setting up the room for group work and tidying up afterwards.
  • Meet and greet those visiting the centre for group activities.
  • Ensure those accessing the centre sign in and out.
  • Engaging with groups for children, young people and their families as required.
  • Log volunteering hours on computer Better Impact account.

Required Qualities:

  • Patience and understanding
  • Approachable and Friendly
  • Non Judgemental
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Trustworthy
  • Good Communication skills – Good Active Listener
  • Reliable and committed to providing long term volunteering support

Training:

Training will be provided where necessary and may be in the form of peer support, distance learning or trainer led.    

Volunteers must have completed the required training before any activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.  

Required Age:

18 years +

Schedule:

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The Grove Station Approach, Burscough, Ormskirk

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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