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Community Connection Volunteer

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Location Warrington
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This is a Permanent, Part Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Support people and make a real difference in your community by becoming a volunteer for KeyRing. KeyRing are looking for a Community Connections Volunteer in Warrington.

 

About KeyRing Living Support Networks

KeyRing is all about listening to and working alongside people in their local communities so that they gain greater independence, improve their wellbeing and are part of a network of contacts and friends. KeyRing provides support for vulnerable people to live independently in their own homes, including housing brokerage and community inclusion. Our support includes structured tenancy related support; good neighbourly help; help with getting to know the community better; and the facilitation of meeting new friends and maintaining such relationships. 

 

As a Community Connections Volunteer you could be

  • Supporting Members in activities in the community and/or at a local community hub
  • Helping to facilitate the weekly community hub for Members
  • Offering advice and support to members in the Network to help them maintain their independence
  • Offering reassurance and emotional support
  • Encouraging  Members to help and support each other in solving problems and sharing their knowledge
  • Supporting Members to make connections in the local community
  • Connecting KeyRing with other organisations

 

This role needs a volunteer who:

  • can volunteer around 3 hours per week;
  • can offer support in a flexible and creative way when needed;
  • can support Members at a local community hub
  • can visit external organisations during working hours
  • understands and accepts that their  services are offered as a volunteer not as a worker or employee.

 

How KeyRing will support you 

  • You will have a Support Manager who will see you regularly to discuss your volunteering role, and who is available by phone during office hours.
  • We encourage volunteers to link up with other volunteers, which is a great way to share experience and gain support from people who are having similar experience to you.
  • We provide the training you need to carry out your volunteer activities
  • We reimburse any expenses you incur whilst you are volunteering.
  • We have a 24 hour helpline available.

 

Please read the role description for more information, or please contact Tracey Lloyd at tracey.lloyd@keyring.org or call 07415216628.

Please visit www.keyring.org to find out more about KeyRing.

We are an adult social care provider inspiring people in England and Wales to build the life they want to live.

People have so much potential. KeyRing support recognises and builds on this potential. People become peer supporters for each other, they build connections and they become valued members of their local community.  

The KeyRing approach is based on designing services around individuals and communities, their connections, their skills and their ambitions. 

We are always looking for enthusiastic people who share our values. That’s more important than particular qualifications or career history.

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