Skill Share Volunteer

Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove

Register your Interest

Do you have a skill you can share? Could you help an unpaid carer to learn a new skill?

We are currently looking for volunteers with skills of all types for Brighton and Hove Carers Centre's Reablement Project, a project designed to support unpaid carers to learn new skills and achieve positive changes in their lives.

The carer will have identified a goal they wish to achieve, you will be matched based on your skills, knowledge and availability to meet for an hour a week for up to 10 weeks. This will either be 1:1 in person or remotely over the phone or via video chat.

You decide how much time you commit and when. You will receive training, ongoing support and an invitation to our monthly volunteer supervision, which is a great way to meet other volunteers and share your experiences.

Travel and any previously agreed out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

Skills

A patient and enthusiastic individual with a willingness to support and enable others to work towards a goal to learn a new skill or hobby.

You should be reliable, friendly, open minded and be able to set, maintain and work within personal and professional boundaries.

You will be able to offer an hour or two a week of your time to support a carer to achieve their goal.

You will make a difference to a Carers caring role and life while gaining experience and developing your own skills.

Benefits

  1.  Develop and gain new skills including mentoring
  2.  Put your skills to use and make a lasting difference to someone's life.
  3.  Meet and work with new and interesting people.

Practical Considerations

Regional Area of Brighton and Hove

You will be required to undertake a DBS check

When do I need to be available?

Details The position is flexible and times for matches are made around you and the chosen Carer.
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

The Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove
18 Bedford Place
Brighton
BN1 2PT

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training