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Seeking coffee morning host for residents and visitors of our homeless hostel

Befriending / Visiting volunteers needed for Salvation Army (Willow House) in RG1

Based at a homeless hostel, the role will involve preparing and setting out Coffee and Cakes for residents and visitors to the hostel.

It will also involve chatting with those who attend the coffee morning. Once the coffee morning has finished it will then involve the putting away of the trolley and washing up.

Contact person firstname
Gary Stocking-Williams,
Lastname
Their phone number?
0118 207 3017
Mobile?
07909 006705
Contact instructions?
Monday to Friday 08.00-16.00
Location address line 1
Willow House
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 6AB

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Location description
Reading
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Thu AMFri AM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
10.00-12.00. On one or both days
Task type?
Befriending / Visiting
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveCommunicatorEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
On the job training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
There will initially be on the job supervision whilst the volunteer settles in the role. There will also be monthly one to one supervision to discuss how things are progressing.
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel and the cost of cakes
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?
2
Opportunity added on
15 March 2019