Project Volunteer with Treatment Services - BANES

Location: BANES Area

About the Volunteering Opportunity:

Do you want the chance to work within a fast paced and exciting environment supporting people who use drugs and alcohol?

Do you want to gain valuable specialist experience in the health and social care sector?

Do you want the opportunity to learn how to have effective conversations to support people and to make positive change?

Would you like to receive a thorough, innovative and up to date training program with continued 1-1 guidance and career development support?

We run a busy and exciting service in BANES that supports people who use drugs and alcohol.

We are looking for a wide range of volunteers to join and support our service by:

  • Meeting and Greeting Clients
  • Providing Information and Advice
  • Supporting our needle exchange programme, Naloxone distribution and Blood Borne Virus Testing
  • Supporting our drop-in services

More detail about the roles and responsibilities are provided in the Role Description.

If this interests you please apply today and become one of our amazing and valued volunteers!

Many of our volunteers go on to become full time, paid members of staff and embark on a fulfilling and rewarding career in the health and social care field!

You will also receive travel expenses and lunch paid on any of your volunteering days!

(This is an ideal role for someone who is interested in gaining experience in offering information, help and guidance to people who use drugs and supporting them with a non-judgemental, positive and empathetic approach.)

PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Please note that you will need to commit to a training program of 1 day a week for five weeks during the month of March 2022.

Full induction is given and travel expenses are available.

We particularly encourage applicants from LGBTQ+ candidates and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates.

How to Apply

Apply now by downloading and completing an application form - deadline for applications is end of business day February 4th, 2022. Please submit the completed application to: Volunteers@dhi-online.org.uk


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