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Join our Housing Advice Service team

Information / Advice volunteers needed for Launchpad Reading in RG1

Launchpad’s Housing Advice Drop In Service seeks 3 x volunteers to join Monday and/or Friday advice crew!

  • Do you have good listening skills?
  • Can you support others with making benefit claims using the Internet?
  • Be confident in giving information and signposting to members of the public?
  • Comfortable in communicating in writing, on the telephone and one to one?
  • Have the ability to remain calm under pressure?

This could be the role for you!

To find out more about please contact via volunteers@launchpadreading.org.uk and quoting reference:

AR0004 – Monday Crew
AR0009 – Friday Crew

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Sharon Mullis, Volunteering Development Manager
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 950 7656
Mobile?
0794 6785 694
Contact instructions?
Weekdays via email:
volunteers@launchpadreading.org.uk
Location address line 1
Launchpad Reading
Line 2
1A Merchants Place
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 1DT

Map
Location description
Reading Town Centre Main Office
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 PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
09:45 - 14:15 per session Monday and or Friday
Task type?
Information / Advice
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific roleKeen learnerAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalPatientCommunicatorEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Sessional training / Voluntee Induction Plan / CRM in house systems training / Ongoing training when avaiable
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Team Meetings / Volunteers newsletter / Volunteer social meeting twice a year
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Local travel / Luncheon vouchers avaiable
Will I need my own transportation?
No
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?
No
How many volunteers needed?
3
Opportunity added on
30 April 2019

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