Volunteer Role Description
Volunteer Title: Outreach Volunteer
Reports to: Navigation Team/Coordinator
Service: The Bradbury Centre/Vancouver House
Rota: Monday to Sunday
Duties will include:
Assist the team in providing outreach to adults at risk, who are experiencing homelessness in the local area.
Support people in managing their mental, physical health problems or substance misuse.
Provide a safe and well-maintained service.
Provide meaningful conversations and interventions with those who are currently at risk.
Visit local known rough sleeping locations, to provide emergency support and provisions.
This opportunity will help you:
Meet new people, have fun and enjoy a new experience.
Achieve a sense of satisfaction in supporting a local charity.
The role is very sociable, interacting with staff, volunteers and clients.
Shift time: 2:00pm-10:00pm/4:00pm-12:00am
Volunteers will be provided with an induction, training and ongoing support.
Any out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed.
HARP is founded on the principles that people have a right to be completely secure from both the fear and reality of any abuse. The safety and well-being of everyone is of paramount importance. HARP is moving towards psychologically informed services within which people are safe from abuse and are offered a trauma informed support plan.
Equality, Diversity, Inclusion
HARP recognises that people with different social and ethnic backgrounds, skills and attitudes, can bring new ideas and perceptions to an organisation.
HARP is committed to taking positive action to fight unlawful discrimination in every aspect of its work and the services it provides. HARP believes that everyone has a right to services and employment which are free from direct or indirect discrimination on grounds of gender, race, colour, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or disability or any other grounds protected by legislation.