Community First New Forest

Contact us on: 01425 482773

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

Volunteer Driver

Neighbourcare New Milton

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We are looking for people to join our friendly team of drivers. Volunteering with us you will use your own car to take clients to their medical appointments at local hospitals, clinics and doctors' surgeries. You can chose whether you drive locally or further afield to Southampton and Bournemouth.

As a volunteer all of your expenses will be met by the charity including mileage and parking.

We're ideally looking for someone who can commit to 3 hours per week but we welcome people joining us on a flexible or ad hoc basis. You are able to give as much or as little of your time as you are able to and any involvement makes a real difference in helping local people to access vital services that would otherwise be off limits.

We are now able to accept drivers over 80 years of age so please get in touch.

Skills

Your own car, patience, understanding and the ability to communicate with others

Interests

Disability
Health and Social Care
Older People

Activities

Driving
General Helping
Supporting Charities

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
MorningYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
AfternoonYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
EveningNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

Availability Details

You need only commit to as much or as little as you are available for. We endeavour to accommodate all of our drivers needs


Further Information

No - Age restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding age.

Yes - DBS check required

Yes - Equal Opportunities Policy

Yes - Expenses reimbursed

Yes - Health and Safety Policy

Yes - Ongoing support

Yes - Volunteer induction

Yes - Volunteer Policy

Yes - Volunteers covered by insurance

Yes - Written role description


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