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.
Star Bereavement Group
We also would like volunteers for our community support bereavement group.
Whitchurch Star is a community group who meet at St Augustine’s Church in Whitchurch twice a month. We support people at different stages of loss, and need people to help support our group. If you are a caring person and a good listener, are non judgmental, and have empathy, we would love to hear from you. Contact Kathleen on 078 51 255 018 or e-mail Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
We are recruiting for a South Bristol CASS (community access support service) engagement worker.
-Do you live in South Bristol?
-Do you want to engage community groups to build their confidence and awareness of mental and emotional health?
-Do you have an interest in faith and equalities?
If you answer, YES, then this role could be for you!
The role is 24 hours per week and the salary is £22,571 pro rata per annum.
For more details about the role and CASS please click the link below to apply before midday 28 April.