Befriending Volunteers for Room At The Inn & The Y Project

Role Type: Casual
Based: Warrington Town Centre
Categories: Supporting people
Does this opportunity include close supervision / mentoring?: Yes
Does this opportunity require independent working?: Yes
Is this opportunity suitable for someone looking to participate / first-time volunteer?: Yes

What would I be doing?

As a Room at the Inn & The Y Project Befriending Volunteer, you will be offering a listening ear and a friendly face to the service users whilst they have lunch or tea/coffee and giving them some company.

What skills do I need?

You will need to be able to talk and interact with people from all different walks of life, with an open mind and patience.

About Room At The Inn & The Y Project

Room at the Inn & The Y Project is the new charity that is taking over services from the old Warrington YMCA. We provide daytime services to homeless and vulnerable people and a 10 bedded night shelter. Our ethos is to help people to access the services they need to go forward with their lives. Our dedicated staff and volunteers support people through very difficult times and help them to find a better future. Not everyone, without help, will be able to move forward because of the challenges they have. They are loved and supported by us anyway.

Recruitment and training details:

You will receive a full induction and ongoing support throughout your time volunteering at Room at the Inn & The Y Project.

This role is not suitable for those under 18s.

This opportunity offers flexible hours.

If you are interested in helping out at Room at the Inn & The Y Project, please enquire below and a member of the team will be in touch promptly

Is a DBS required? No

The Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR Tel: 01925 246880
Registered in England & Wales as a Registered Charity 1129343
and as Company Limited by Guarantee No:6805818

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