The role of a volunteer within this sector is to provide emotional support for one women within our refuge for roughly 2-3 hours per week . we ask that you can provide support for 4-6 months min as we promote relationship based practise. you will be supported by myself and other volunteers and will be expected to attend a monthly meeting which is vital for gathering and reporting information back to myself and supporting you within the role.
A support plan is made with the women upon entry and we work together to make small achievable goals and promote individual well being. The tasks you may be required to do are for example accompany to do a food shop, some women need help with money management, so working out a weekly daily budget may be a goal. Supporting women to make a benefit claim or supporting them to make an appointment with bristol dept advice.
Isolation is often a huge factor in refuges. we support women to integrate into the community and find groups and enable them to accsess services which will promote there well being. we encourage volunteering and support to find paid jobs which empowers and make the individual feel valued and boosts self esteem and confidence.
The refuge also supports women to gain secure accommodation through bristol home choice and within the private rented sector
accsessing deposit schemes.
Use of a car is prefered but not essential.
Thursday, 18 January, 2018 - 18:45
How to Apply:
Please apply by compleating the attached expression of interest application fporm and returning to email address provided .
or call Laura Brace on 07581074088 for more details.