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Volunteers Needed To Fill These Roles

Published on: 25 Jul, 2022
Updated on: 25 Jul, 2022

An update of news from Voluntary Action South West Surrey with current volunteer roles available with groups and organisations it supports.

Trustees and vice-chair roles

Headway Surrey, based in Stoughton, is looking for three enthusiastic people with an interest in the welfare of people with acquired brain injury (ABI), cognitive rehabilitation.

Particular skills and knowledge in NHS / primary care / adult social care, clinical commissioning groups, neuropsych / rehab, fundraising / income generation, lived experience of acquired brain injury or caring for people with a acquired brain injury.

Headway Surrey is open to considering younger people, who may not have any board experience, who would relish the chance of learning and developing, whilst contributing to this charity. It has a buddy system for new trustees and for those without board experience we would provide support and mentoring.

Trustees will need to attend six board meetings per year, starting at 5.30pm either on Zoom or at its Stoughton, Guildford centre and one annual meeting.

Trustees are appointed for a five-year term of office and provided with a comprehensive induction and support programme.

For a full role description send an email to: sonja@headwaysurrey.org

Application Deadline: September, 7, 2022.

Interviews: September 8 to 14, 2022.

First board meeting: September 15, 2022.

Archery club requires child protection / safeguarding principal

Guildford Archery Club, based in Normandy, requires club’s a child protection / safeguarding principal.

The club has about 280 members, including approximately 60 juniors, plus some vulnerable adults.

The club says the safeguarding role is not an onerous workload, having an overview of adherence to the club’s safeguarding policy, and to report to the club committee via a Zoom meeting every five weeks or so.

Full training will be provided by the club’s outgoing child protection / safeguarding principal, and full support will be given by the club’s main committee.

To apply, send an email to: secretary@guildfordarcheryclub.co.uk or phone  07906 000106.

Brigitte Trust requires volunteers and has training sessions coming up

Brigitte Trust volunteers are the heart of the organisation. They are carefully recruited from a wide range of backgrounds, extensively trained, DBS checked, and are committed to go the extra mile for their clients.

The Brigitte Trust would not be able to help people, with life-limiting conditions, live as well as possible, without its committed volunteers.

An individual volunteer is usually allocated to one client and is able to build a meaningful relationship with that person.

Having a dedicated service co-ordinator (SCO) and team of trained volunteers enables the Brigitte Trust to respond quickly to referrals and requests.

The SCO receives referrals and responds within 48 hours, assesses the prospective client and then places the client with a volunteer, usually within two weeks.

The Brigitte Trust provides ongoing support and training for all volunteers. Regular telephone support from the SCO, regular volunteer support groups by the volunteer trainer and manager, pertinent ongoing training and relevant ad-hoc workshops.

Its training programme consists of six, two-and-a-half-hour sessions, plus one weekend (Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm). It is essential that trainees attend all sessions.

The next training sessions will take place between October 18 and November 22, in Dorking

For further details or to book a place on one of the training courses email volunteer@brigittetrust.com.
Alternatively, please complete an online application

 

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