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Join the team supporting the vaccine booster rollout

Stewarding / Event Support volunteers needed for Reading Voluntary Action (RVA)

Building on the success of our support for the first wave of Covid-19 vaccinations at the start of the year we are looking to build our team to support the winter booster programme.

Volunteers will support in various roles to help those attending the site to receive their vaccines. This may include car park marshalling, supporting with form filling, check-in and out and post-vaccination observation.

Complete the form HERE to join the pool of volunteers. Once registered we will contact you on a regular basis to ask about your availability and create rotas for the coming weeks.

No specific skills are required but you will need a reasonable level of physical fitness as you will be on your feet for extended periods of time. A calm and welcoming manner with strong communication skills is also important.

Read about the experiences of those involved in supporting the vaccine programme at the start of the year HERE

 

 

 

Contact person firstname
Steve Hendry,
Lastname
Contact instructions?
Please complete the registration form found at:

https://rvaforms.wufoo.com/forms/m1othw1a0xvzkyq/

Location description
Locations in Central and South Reading
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
No
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
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 PMSat AMSat PMSun AMSun PM
Availability required
All of these times
Additional timing details
Clinic days and times vary on a weekly basis and often at short notice. We expect there to be clinics every Saturday until Christmas Most shifts will run between 8:30 am-1:30 pm and 1:30-6:30 pm with exact timings confirmed each week. Flexibility is required with shift ends as clinics can occasionally run late.
Task type?
Stewarding / Event Support
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrecise and methodicalGood sense of humourPatientSupportiveCommunicatorEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
induction to the site will be provided and instruction on specific roles
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
from fellow volunteers and NHS staff
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
No
Will there be an interview?
No
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Maximum age
70
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
50
Opportunity added on
13 May 2021