Coffee Morning Volunteer – Keswick
Location: The Wild Strawberry Café in Keswick, Cumbria
Service: Cumbria Deaf and Hearing Loss Service
Time commitment: To be available to volunteer on the 4th Friday of every month between 10.30am-12.30pm.
Would you like to help create a warm welcome at our Keswick coffee morning?
What will I be doing?
Welcoming everyone who attends the coffee morning, chatting whilst enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and speaking with members of the community about our services.
What availability and time commitment is required?
To be available to volunteer on the 4th Friday of every month between 10.30am-12.30pm.
What skills and experience do I need?
- Understanding of Deafness and hearing loss.
- Good communication skills, particularly communicating with people who have a hearing loss. BSL skills are useful, however not essential.
- Friendly and welcoming to members of the public attending the coffee morning.
What support and training will I receive?
We will provide a local induction and initial training before you begin your volunteer role. During your induction you will be provided information about our organisation and given access to our policies and procedures. Our volunteer handbook is available with all the information relevant to volunteering within our organisation.
We provide regular support for all volunteers including having a nominated staff member. The nominated staff member will supervise your volunteering and regularly have catch ups with you about your volunteering. You will also receive ongoing training and development whilst volunteering with us.
We aim to reimburse volunteer expenses, including travel expenses whilst volunteering with us.
To apply for this role, please download the application form below and email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or to find out more, please drop us an email or call 0121 246 6100.