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Community Navigator volunteers
Our new Community Navigator project - to connect older people with their communities - is now looking to recruit a team of volunteers to visit people in their homes, provide relevant information and signposting support and perhaps acompany them to local activities or services as required. If you would like to be part of this innovative project designed to make a difference to the lives of older people and are keen to develop your knowledge of the local services, groups and activities that could support our clients do please get in touch to find out how you can get involved.
Money Smart: Online mentor
Are you looking to use your experience working one to one with people within an IT setting? We have a great opportunity for someone with a good knowledge of IT and confidence using the internet to work within our Online mentor team each Tuesday morning at our base in Lockleaze. Our online mentors support a weekly drop-in helping people use computers, smart phones and tablets to access the internet, complete on-line forms, research money-saving websites and apps + much more. And ... we can offer you an opportunity to share your passion for getting on-line and the knowledge that you are supporting people to develop their IT confidence.
We are keen to recruit an additional admin volunteer to work alongside some of our project teams and are looking for people with some experience of admin tasks including data entry, phone calls, word processing and printing/photocopying. If you would like an opportunity to work within a small, friendly team and can offer good written and verbal communication and IT skills please contact us to find out more. We are looking for people who can offer us 3-4 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months.
Community Support: Older persons' champion
We are looking for someone to join our team of champions to visit older people referred to NBAC, in the client's home, meet with them to assess their social/support needs and carry out follow up work arising from the appointments. This may include support to apply for certain benefits, researching local services and accompanying or supporting clients to attend social activities. You will be well supported in this role, full training will be provided and the role provides a great opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives.
Activity and Events helper: Community Support project
We are looking for someone who would enjoy meeting and greeting people as they arrive at our monthly Tea and Talk sessions, make teas/coffees for our older people, engage with them as a friendly, listening ‘ear’ and and offer general support around the session's activity. Activities range from craft sessions, visiting speakers, summer tea parties and much more. And if you are interested in doing more we would be very happy if you would also like to join our monthly day trips for older people - helping people on and off the minibus and generally offering support throughout the trip. You will be contributing to making many people's day!
Volunteer Driver: Community Support project
Would you be available to pick up and drop people off for the monthly Tea and Talk sessions? Our volunteer drivers use their own cars to collect our older people from their homes and bring them to the sessions (held in Lockleaze) - and then drop them back home two hours later. And we are very happy for you to join the session for tea, cake and a chat as well! If you are local, enjoy meeting and chatting with older people and have your own accessible transport (no low level sports cars please!) we would be very keen to hear from you.
Community Advice Champions
This role will be based in Kingswood or Southmead working as part of a team within the local community. As a Community Advice Champion you will support people to complete welfare benefit forms and charity applications and refer or signpost them to other services they may need. NBAC will provide full training and day to day support will be provided by a local community project. You should have some knowledge of the benefit system and experience of working with people on a 1-to-1 basis - and be able to commit to half a day a week for a minimum of 9 months.
Volunteers for Buzz Lockleaze
Buzz Lockleaze are curently looking for volunteers to provide support to people actively seeking work - both 1 to 1 and as part of info gathering teams - within their Work Zone project. Buzz shop/cafe also has a number of vacancies available. Please visit the Buzz Lockleaze website for full details.