VoiceAbility is an independent charity and one of the country’s largest providers of advocacy and involvement services. We support people to be heard in decisions about their health, care and wellbeing.
We currently have great opportunities in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray to volunteer with us as an Advocacy Service Team Volunteer.
The Service Team Volunteer role supports a local Team in the delivery of our services. This can include:
• Administrative support
• Helping clients understand the service and how to access it
• Dropping off promotional materials
• Attending events
• Assisting staff with workshops, presentations and awareness raising
• Accompanying staff on home visits
• Promoting the organisation and our services
• Submitting regular reports on activities completed
• Promotion of the organisation and our services
Full training and excellent support is provided to all volunteers.
All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
For more information/to apply please complete the form at https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=eGzK31tX70SYl_VDrh4Pch-qiVWEGtVFpmbiTNvo-HBUMjU5UllHNjAwOUMxTVM3UFFMRTBYUjhSUy4u or contact Karen Murphy, Volunteer Coordinator at email: email@example.com or telephone: 07585 969 716.
VoiceAbility is an independent charity and one of the country’s largest providers of advocacy and involvement services. We support people to be heard in decisions about their health, care and wellbeing. We believe that everyone, regardless of situation, illness or disability, has a right: -to be heard and respected. -to have choice, control and freedom. -to be safe from violence, discrimination, harm or abuse.
PVG check required (at no cost to volunteer)
Volunteering opportunities are available Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. Volunteers usually provide 2 to 3 hours of support every week.
Minimum 6 month commitment to role.
Experience required: • Good communication skills – written and verbal • Empathy and patience when dealing with clients who have challenges • A knowledge of or interest in advocacy • A knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel & Outlook • Accuracy and attention to detail • Ability to manage own time and prioritise workload • Ability to work independently & as part of a team • A commitment to the aims and ethos of VoiceAbility
Travel details: Volunteers must be able to travel in local area (meet clients, networking etc). Travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
This opportunity is also advertised across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, and Moray.