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Sunday Newspaper Group Volunteer

Team:
Passage House
Commitment:
We're looking for volunteers who can do a two hour shift between 11am - 1pm on a Sunday.
We're looking for two volunteers who can commit to two Sundays a month each.
You can do more is you wish!
We don't want anymore than than two maintain a level of familairty amongst our clients.

Team Information

Passage House is a rapid response Assessment Hub aimed to support new rough sleepers with no local connection to Westminster, to find a suitable pathway for them to sustain a life off the streets. For a lot of people this will mean returning to their home area and reconnecting with family or support networks. Residents can stay for a maximum of 28 days.

About this Role

What will I be doing?

• Discussing todays topics, newspaper articles and general chit chat
• Providing a safe environment in our reception / communal enabling residents to participate
• Writing up daily record sheets detailing interactions with clients
• Setting up the session: putting out food and making cups of tea

Tasks will include:

  • Buying a selction of newspapers, tabloids and broadsheets on your way in (you will be reimbursed)
  • Preparing tea and coffee
  • Welcome clients to the session
  • Sitting and reading the papers with residents of Passage House

Qualities needed:

  • Aged 18 or over
  • Ability to demonstrate an inclusive and non-judgmental attitude
  • Reliability and willingness to commit to regular shifts
  • You’re patient and able to motivate and engage others
  • You’re able to maintain and respect The Passage policies and procedures

What you can expect:

  • Volunteer induction
  • Travel expenses reimbursed according with our Finance Policy

Recruitment Method

Complete the application and Equality and Diversity monitoring forms and email to volunteering@passage.org.uk

The role is subject to the provision of two references, an informal interview and attendance at a Volunteer Induction session. For questions about the role or the application process, please contact the Volunteering Team on 0207 592 1863

Application Form

Please download an application form. Email completed forms to volunteering@passage.org.uk or post printed forms to St Vincent's Centre, Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NL

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 Please read this message from The Passage Chief Executive, Mick Clarke

If you have any questions relating to volunteering, please contact the Volunteering Team

 020 7592 1863

volunteering@passage.org.uk