Community First New Forest

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Ringwood Good Neighbours group are urgently in need of some help

The group aren’t able to continue running without the support of volunteer coordinators. If you have a few hours to spare a month, would you be able to help co-ordinating the befriending scheme in the BH24 area?

This is a varied and interesting role which includes:

  • Helping to ensure training needs of volunteers are met
  • Assess clients and match them with a befriender
  • Listening and supporting the volunteers regarding their befriending role
  • Deal with volunteer expenses
  • Compile a list of local activities and support groups for the use of befrienders wishing to recommend additional social contact to clients

Full training is given as well as ongoing support as part of a dedicated team. For more information or to apply please click here: https://www.cfnf.org.uk/opportunity/?slug=befriending-co-ordinator-30&id=30

Befriending Co-ordinator

Ringwood Good Neighbours

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Co-ordinating the befriending scheme in the BH24 area which will include:

With the support of the committee, recruit and assess befriending volunteers

Help to ensure training needs of volunteers are met

Assess clients and match them with a befriender

Listening and supporting the volunteers regarding their befriending role

Report on a regular basis to the committee

Deal with volunteer expenses

Compile a list of local activities and support groups for the use of befrienders wishing to recommend additional social contact to clients

Liaise with local groups offering similar services so that facilities such as transport can be extended to our clients

Skills

Organising,Talking to others,Listening

Interests

Disability
Families and Parenting
Older People

Activities

Administration and Office
Advice and Information
Supporting People and Befriending

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
MorningYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
AfternoonYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
EveningYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

Further Information

Yes - Accessibility

No - DBS check required

Yes - Equal Opportunities Policy

Yes - Expenses reimbursed

Yes - Ongoing support

Yes - Training provided

No - Volunteer induction

No - Volunteer Policy

Yes - Volunteers covered by insurance

No - Written role description


Location

8 Sandy Lane
St Ives
Ringwood
BH24 2LE

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