Can you make a difference to some of Reading’s most disadvantaged people?
Learning support / Mentoring volunteers needed for Launchpad Reading in RG1
Launchpad are seeking volunteers to support our clients to carry out job search activities, access online learning opportunities and learn basic computer skills.
Tasks may include:
- Supporting clients to carry out jobsearch (including creating CV’s, helping with applications, advising on good practice, etc.)
- Supporting clients to learn and develop basic computer skills.
- Supporting clients to access Online Learning.
- Keeping accurate records of client attendance.
Volunteers for this role will need to be confident using standard office software and internet browsers, be committed to encouraging others to learn and develop and be patient with a good sense of humour.
Previous experience of providing support to adults in a learning environment is desirable.
Want to know more about volunteering with Launchpad? Read Rob’s and Pam & Diane’s Volunteering Stories
Location address line 1
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Shifts run 9:45am-12:15pm Mondays or Wednesdays
Learning support / Mentoring
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedLikes team workGood sense of humourPatientSupportiveCommunicatorEmotionally robustPhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Volunteer Induction Plan with our Volunteer Co-ordinator followed by full training provided by the Education, Training & Employment Coordinator
Description of support
Regular 1:1 meeting, access to volunteering newsletter and peer group support
Description of expenses
Reasonable travel expenses
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
20 February 2017