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Women's 'Feel Good Group' Volunteer //IN PERSON

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Who is this role suitable for:
- The group is a women's only space so we welcome female volunteers
- Suitable for someone with interest or experience studying, working or volunteering with vulnerable women and/or community groups.
- Someone who is reliable and can commit to at least 6 months

Hours: 2pm-4pm, Tuesdays (arrival at 1:45pm for set-up)
Location: The Old Fire Station, Gipton Approach, LS9 6NL
Expected start date: From 22nd June 2021

Please note - This group will be closed for 6 week holidays from 21st July - 31st Aug

Benefits of volunteering with us:
• Develop understanding of working with people who have learning disabilities and difficulties
• Gain invaluable experience of working with vulnerable people and communities
• Develop Communication and people skills
• Develop skills facilitating groups and/or providing 1:1 support
• Learn about issues affecting disadvantaged women
• Build networks and relationships with other charities and community groups
• You will receive basic safeguarding training and an induction to prepare you for the role
• Line-manager support and supervision
• Have a positive impact in your community
• Opportunities for development based on your personal goals

Role Expectations
• To adhere to People in Action’s policies and procedures
• To report any issues or concerns to your group lead or manager.
• To support group staff and complete other duties if needed

- Role will be dependent on successful DBS check and at least 1 reference
- We will provide full induction and support ahead of start date

For more information on this role or for support with application please contact Danielle: 0113 2443729 /

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Women's 'Feel Good Group' Volunteer //IN PERSON

Key responsibilities

• Offer support to the group leader with discussions and facilitating group activities with the women. • If group is split into subgroups for discussion, to lead a subgroup and ensure the discussion stays on track, while allowing women to come up with their own ideas. • Build rapport with members and help them feel comfortable • Support individual women with paper-based activities when needed; wherever possible enabling and empowering the women to complete tasks themselves • Helping to set-up/tidy the room at the end of the session. • Help with getting teas and coffees for attendees and making members feel welcome

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  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental

Desirable Skills

  • Problem solving

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Mentoring and counselling
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Problem solving
  • Teaching and training
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Networking

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 22-06-2021

Start Time: 01:45 PM

End Date: 27-07-2021

End Time: 02:15 PM

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Leeds LS9 6NL, UK

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  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up