Help welcome guests to our all night cafe for the homeless
Support volunteers needed for New Beginnings Reading in RG1
New Beginnings Reading have a vision to open an alcohol-free pub serving free food and drinks for Reading’s homeless and needy. We have been working hard to transform the disused Queens Arms pub in Great Knollys Street into a place for all kinds of activities to serve the local community and those in need who have a connection to Reading.
We are almost ready to open our all night cafe, serving a late meal and offering a place of safety to those in need.
We are seeking volunteers who will help set-up the cafe ahead of guests arriving, welcome guests to the cafe, help register new attendees and provide a listening ear to those who would like to talk.
In return we can offer you the chance to join a dedicated team of volunteers motivated to make a real difference to the lives of local people in need.
Location address line 1
The Queens Arms
24 Great Knollys Street
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 approximately 9-11pm
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedLikes team workSociablePatientSupportiveCommunicatorEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Induction training, safeguarding
Description of support
On going support by trustees, shift leader and fellow volunteers
Description of 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
25 January 2018
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