VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION - Community Engagement Links
We are looking for active individuals within their community to work alongside and represent BSEVC.
Description of Role:
To promote all BSEVC’s services when appropriate to do so.
Supporting people in their own community and helping to identify what may be missing and to find out issues facing older people - this could include befriending and/or companionship to a vulnerable older person, shopping, prescription collections, supporting the BSEVC community engagement team at events.
Deliver information to older people in your community.
Share information on services available and signpost beneficiaries/any concerns to the Later Life Community team for onward engagement.
All volunteers will attend a short Induction with the volunteer coordinator before the role begins.
As a volunteer you must respect any information concerning your client, staff, other volunteers and partner organisations and keep it confidential. Please also keep your personal lives protected.
What sort of person are you?
This role would suit you if you are passionate about your community, outgoing, friendly and confident talking to people, either one to one or in a group. A good listener and have a few hours to spare ideally on a regular basis.
If you are trustworthy, respectful, and keen to help isolated and less able people, we would love to hear from you.
All volunteers will be DBS checked. A role specific induction will also take place between yourself and the Community Engagement Co-ordinator.