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).
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?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Any of these times
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeSelf organised/motivatedLikes team workGood sense of humourSupportiveCommunicatorWants to get out and aboutEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
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
Description of support
Refuge support & supervision
Description of expenses
Agreed on reimbursement of meal and 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
11 January 2018
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