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Help support women and children fleeing domestic violence at our local refuges

Support volunteers needed for Berkshire Women’s Aid

Berkshire Women’s Aid are looking for energetic volunteers to provide both general and specific support to women and children fleeing domestic violence.

If you are a good communicator, have a mature non judgemental attitude, able to respect and maintain confidentiality and are a great team player with Microsoft office skills then we would love to hear from you.

BWA requires that all volunteers attend comprehensive training sessions and have a DBS and reference checks prior to starting their roles.

The role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to schedule 9, part 1 (Female applicants only).

Contact person firstname
Amal Mohammed, Volunteer Coordinator
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 950 4003
Contact instructions?
Email

Location description
Across Reading/Bracknell
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Support
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedGood sense of humourSupportiveCommunicatorWants to get out and aboutEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Safe guarding, domestic violence, boundaries, site training and others which are required to enable volunteer to carry out task efficiently and progress within the role
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Refuge support & supervision
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Agreed on reimbursement of meal and travel expenses
Will I need my own transportation?
Yes
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
Female
How many volunteers needed?
6
Opportunity added on
11 January 2018

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