Volunteering at Fulfilling Lives

BHT Fulfilling Lives

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Fulfilling Lives, South-East partnership. Fulfilling Lives is a Big Lottery funded project based across Brighton & Hove, Hastings and Eastbourne.

The project aims to improve the systems which support people with multiple and complex needs. The voice of the service users and volunteers with lived experience is at the heart of this work. Volunteers also consult with other service users and propose solutions to the problems that people face accessing, engaging and using services.

There are monthly mentoring sessions and a personal development plan.

Skills

Do you have lived experience of homelessness, mental health issues, offending or substance misuse?

Would you like to be part of a weekly group and share your lived experience?

Benefits

Monthly mentoring sessions and a personal development plan
Travel expenses
Training and development
Being involved in other interesting groups and strategic meetings
Participating in recruitment interview panels
Experience of being in a working environment
A six-monthly certificate of volunteer achievement
Gaining skills that can lead to paid employment 

Practical Considerations

Our induction consists of attending Action Group for 4 weeks consecutively to show motivation and then you will become a fully-fledged BHT volunteer, there are other requirements of time and involvement. The minimum commitment for our volunteers is attending our weekly Action Group (Brighton, Friday 10:30-1pm; Eastbourne, Wednesday, 10:30-12:30pm; Hastings, Thursday 1:30-3:30pm), and another 2 hours every fortnight.

We cover 3 areas across the south-east. Brighton & Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings. All locations are easily accesible by public transport.

When do I need to be available?

Start Date 18/04/2019
End Date 02/10/2020
Details **These details are for the Brighton area only. Please contact us for information for the other areas** 2 and a half hours weekly for Action Group on Friday’s. 1 hour a month for mentoring. 2 hours fortnightly agreed by mentee and mentor for activities (service visits, evaluations, training or service user group visits). **The commitment is for 2 years after sucessful completion of the 4 week induction period**
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Where does this role take place?

113 Queens Road
Brighton
E. Sussex
BN1 4PH

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