Hi there! Have you been looking for a way to occupy your spare time, engage with other locals, give back to the community or just feel useful? Come and volunteer with us at the Healthy Living Centre, we’ve a range of opportunities and the most frequent of those are listed below.
Volunteers will be asked to fill in a simple form and to complete DBS checks, to ensure they are suitable for work with vulnerable adults and children. You will also be asked to complete some basic training which will give you new skills to add to your CV. In return out of pocket expenses and on the job supervision and support will be given.
Contact Sue Cooke, Operations Manager, on 0117 377 2252.
Members of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors continually needs local people to become involved. Training and support will be offered, the time commitment will be a minimum of 3 hours per month, usually early evenings. The Board may from time to time need to recruit individuals with certain expertise, at other times we may need only general local knowledge. We welcome contact from anyone wishing to become involved.
For more information on becoming a Board member contact Heather Williams, Chief Executive, on 0117 3772255 for general information about the Board of Directors and community involvement on the Health Park.
Walk Leaders and Walk Helpers
We are always looking for friendly folk to help lead and assist our walks, which usually take place locally and regularly. If you are interested but haven’t been on one of our walks before, come along and see for yourself what’s involved. You can use the contact details above, or look for ‘One, Two and Three Heart Walks’ on our Services pages for more info.
Man Alive Project Worker
more details www.voscur.org/jobs/99718
This role is an exciting opportunity to build a space for men in Filwood and across South Bristol, to come together and engage in various experiences to work toward raising awareness and tackling health inequalities. Including peer group support, 1-1 work and networking to promote awareness of men’s health leading to greater decision making about their health and a positive impact within the local community. Working with the 5 ways to wellbeing and using an asset based approach.
We are looking for someone with:
- experience of running community based groups.
- an understanding of asset-based community development
- social awareness.
- an effective communicator with great listening skills.
The project is funded for one year from start date and will be extended subject to successful funding bids.