Weekday Drop-In Assistant

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Our daytime Drop-In is open to any adult. It particularly attracts lonely, homeless or unemployed people struggling with a range of issues. They all need a friendly face and a listening ear. It provides them with a non-judgmental environment and a community in which they can be themselves. 

During the week our Drop-In opens 11am to 3pm.

The shift starts at 11.45am and has a team of three people: A Drop-In Leader, Kitchen Supervisor, Kitchen Assistant and Drop-In Assistant. The Drop-In Assistant helps the Drop-In Leader serve drinks and snacks, chatting with the guests and joining in with activities or games.

We are taking a cautious approach to the national relaxation of Covid restrictions. From July 19th, masks will not be mandatory in the Chapel, however social distancing, limits on numbers and good hygiene remain. We are also encouraging volunteers to take regular tests and there is an expectation you will have also had the vaccine. If you have any concerns, please ask us when you express an interest. All contact details are taken for everyone for Track and Trace.

If you have any concerns, please ask us when you express an interest. We will keep the arrangements under close review and update our volunteers if practices have to change.

What skills do I need?

Important to all our volunteer roles is the ability to make our guests feel welcome by chatting and listening. An acceptance of people from all walks of life and circumstances is vital.

No formal catering experience is needed.


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Renewed Hope

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Interests

  • Homeless and Housing
  • Mental Health
  • No Specific Interest

Activities

  • Catering
  • Employee Volunteering
  • One Off Activity / Events

Details

  • Accessibility
    The Chapel is wheelchair accessible
  • Age restrictions
    18 years minimum age
  • DBS check required
    Our volunteer roles are not eligible for a DBS check. No volunteer should be alone with a guest at any one time. More information is provided in our Volunteer Handbook
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
    Available on request
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
    Available on request
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
    Volunteer Handbook supplied
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 19/07/2021

End Date: 31/10/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Shifts times are 10.45am and 3.30pm.

Location

Shrewsbury Chapel
Shrewsbury Road
Redhill
Surrey
RH1 6BH

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