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Home for Good Community Volunteer

Home for Good is a volunteer-powered, London-wide befriending project. Our volunteers provide bespoke support to individuals who have been housed but who are experiencing social isolation. The purpose of the service is to empower people to establish connections and thrive in what will often be a new community for them. If you want to make a lasting difference to someone’s life then this is an opportunity for you. 

Location: The borough where you live or work

Commitment: Once a week/fortnight for 1-2 hours. Days and times are flexible. As this a befriending project, it requires a minimum of a 6 month commitment

Please note:

  • Applicants must be 18 years old or over
  • We will ask for personal references

About this volunteer role

You will be matched with an individual who has been housed with the aim of assisting them to get to know their local area and link into local community services. 

Main duties

  • Providing reliable, regular and sustained contact  
  • Encouraging the achievement of personal goals  
  • Participating in activities of interest to the client and empowering them to continue independently  
  • Participating in ongoing training

Desired qualities

How we will support you

Volunteers are essential to The Passage and our success. Our team of volunteers add tremendous value to our services from serving food and driving to providing complementary therapies and facilitating English conversation classes.

All volunteers benefit from:

  • Induction and training including introduction to homelessness, personal & professional boundaries and equality, diversity & inclusion
  • Learning more about homelessness and the challenges faced by people using our services
  • Flexibility of shift times and a wide variety of roles
  • Travel expenses reimbursed

Any questions?

Please contact the Home for Good team via email.

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