Job description

Do you like running and keeping active? A person we support in Hemel Hempstead is a running fan and would love having someone to run with!


Activities will include:

  • Running with and getting to know your buddy
  • Arranging regular runs together, eg weekend park run
  • Offering support and friendly competition when running
  • Providing friendship and fun, eg maybe a refreshing drink together after running


Activities will NOT include: Personal care, medication or financial assistance.


We are looking for someone who is:

  • Comfortable with and good at running
  • Friendly, chatty and a good listener
  • Reliable/dependable and willing to commit to volunteer regularly

A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role.


What you’ll gain from being a Dimensions volunteer:

Our volunteers play a vital role in our work and in return, we support them with:

  • Free certificated training (with access to 800 plus courses)
  • Free membership to an online shopping discount scheme
  • Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Dimensions staff
  • Agreed travel expenses reimbursed
  • An opportunity to gain real experience in the social care sector


Want to apply for this role?

If you’d like to be a Dimensions volunteer buddy, we’d love to hear from you! Simply click on 'Apply now' below.

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Posted on: 27 September 2019
Closed date: 01 November 2019
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker