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WE Care & Repair is a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 with charitable status.
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We are currently offering the following volunteer opportunities.
To apply please download our application form and email the completed form to Nia.Hall@wecr.org.uk
If you would like a paper version of the form please call Nia on 0117 954 3923.
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1. 1-2-1 Home Support
Are you interested in empowering people to make decisions about their home and wellbeing? Do you have a passion for supporting vulnerable adults who may be anxious and worried ? Would you be happy to visit clients in their homes ?
If so the 1-2-1 Home Support role provides a rewarding and diverse opportunity to make a difference.
2. Marketing and Communications
We are looking for individuals who are keen public speakers, to help us promote WE Care & Repair and raise awareness of the support we offer at events, talks and through e-newsletters.
This is an excellent opportunity for confident individuals who are passionate about postively representing the organisation and spreading the message of our work to help vulnerable people to access support.
3. Supporting people with 'hoarding' behaviours
Do you have an interest in supporting people with complex needs? Are you happy to provide ongoing help to an individual?
The Making Space project, which empowers people to understand why they gather possessions and why it's challenging to let go of these, provides a rewarding and innovative opportunity for individuals who are not afraid of a challenge. The aim of the project is to help our clients make space, not only in their homes but also their lives and minds.
4. Information gathering for fundraising
We need dynamic individuals who enjoy interacting with people to support our Casework team with gathering information for fundraising applications. A crucial part of the Caseworker's role is to fundraise money for our clients who are on a low income. The money is used to fund essential repairs and adaptations around the home.
If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our most vulnerable clients, have a good eye for detail and enjoy supporting people in their homes, please download the Information gathering for fundraising role description.
5. Home Choice Bidder - VOLUNTEER ALREADY FOUND
This is an exciting new role which has been developed to support our 'Housing Options' team. We are appealing to organised, committed and keen individuals to work in liaison with Caseworkers, check the 'Home Choice' website and bid for properties on behalf of our clients.
Home Choice Bidder volunteers will make a valuable difference to the lives of our clients by finding appropriate homes that meet our clients individual needs.
6. Equipment Demonstration Centre Support
Are you a warm and enthusiastic person? Do you enjoy meeting members of the public and like to make people feel welcome ?
Our Equipment Demonstration Centre in Weston-super-Mare is in need of volunteers to help greet customers, offer a drink and cover the reception desk over the lunch period. An engaging and social role, this opportunity is perfect for volunteers who enjoy interacting with people.
7. Administration Support
Another exciting new voluntary role, WE Care & Repair are recruiting for individuals who can support the core functions of the organisation. This is a varied and proactive role offering the opportunity to support our Casework, Customer Service and Information & Advice teams. We are looking for volunteers to work from both our Bristol and Weston-super-Mare offices. Weston Super Mare position now filled.
If you enjoy working as part of a team, have an interest in information gathering and are an organised person, please download the Information and Administration Support role description.
8. Handyperson Support
Do you have an interest in DIY or dont mind pulling up their sleeves to get your hands dirty? We are appealing to versatile and caring individuals to accompany our Handyperson Team, on specific jobs which require the support of two people.