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Ealing, Greater London (On-site)
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Job description

Join our team of 600+ volunteers at Hestia. Volunteers are at the heart of everything that we do at Hestia, alongside the people we support.

We make a difference every day, helping people to live a life beyond crisis. The time you give as a volunteer will support more than 18,500 adults and children across London and southeast. We couldn’t do it without our volunteers.

Volunteering at Hestia is a vital part of our organisation with individuals from all walks of life sharing their experience, expertise, and knowledge. Get involved today with opportunities to learn, develop, and make a difference!

What you will be doing

  • To help with the day to day running of the Children & Family Service
  • To assist organising and facilitating activities and outings with the Children and Family Worker
  • To use a range of skills and tools to make sessions interesting and fun for a range of ages
  • To create timetables, posters, maps and instructions for residents
  • To offer general admin help: typing, taking meeting minutes, filing and scanning documents
  • To develop positive relationships with the children and women
  • To gather ideas, suggestions from families, plan, collaborate and create a timetable of activities and sessions. To involve women and children in the planning and designing of activities
  • To support in providing or purchasing resources for activities

The skills you need

  • Experience working with children/childcare/play-work experience - gained formally or informally
  • Willingness to learn about domestic abuse and its impact on children and women
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to provide a supportive, and inclusive atmosphere that encourages learning and participation
  • Calm and patient approach
  • Ability to work with women and children as a family unit

What's in it for you

  • Supporting You - You will have a dedicated volunteer supervisor to support you in your role; Quarterly volunteer forums with the central Volunteering team and volunteers across Hestia; References for job applications.
  • Developing You - You will gain knowledge and insight into issues that impact Domestic Abuse, Modern Slavery and Mental Health; You will have access to our extensive Learning and Development Programme; 40% of our departed volunteers secured a paid role at Hestia last year!
  • Valuing You - Valuing You - We hold annual Volunteer Awards, outings, celebration, and social events for our volunteers to get together and have some fun; We reimburse travel expenses and up to £5 for lunch for your volunteering.
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We deliver services across London as well as campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect the people we work with.

Posted on: 17 July 2024
Closing date: 15 October 2024 at 23:30
Tags: Social Care / Development