We are a housing provider, providing refuge based safe accommodations to predominantly women fleeing domestic abuse/violence, forced marriage and honour-based violence situations. We work with individuals from all different walks of life and value the importance of equality diversity. Our work involves supporting vulnerable individuals by way of supporting them to rebuild their lives in becoming independent with a new found sense of confidence and self-esteem. 

As an Activities Assistant, you will:

Organise social activities.
Encourage participation.
Work in our refuges for women and within the office location.

Your day-to-day might include:

Talking with people about what activities they might enjoy.
Organising activities and group activities to bring people together.

Such as arts, crafts, book club, sewing, knitting, music, exercise, games, coffee mornings, movies, etc;

It would therefore suit someone who is creative and can use their initiative to plan and organise.

Health and Safety

Practice safe systems of work across a range of tasks in particular moving and handling of any loads. Ensuring the policies and procedures are adhered to at all times;

Take responsibility to read, understand and adhere to the company policies and procedures.

Adhere strictly to our Confidentiality and Data Protection policies at all time.

General

Act in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
Encourage and contribute to working as a team, responding positively to colleagues and acting on all reasonable work instructions promptly;

Advise and liaise with the management team on the supply and quality of items used to carry out tasks, ensuring the timely and appropriate ordering of replacement goods;
Take care of items of equipment used to carry out tasks, including general cleanliness and advising on any faults and the need for maintenance or replacement;
Responsible for the safe and tidy storage of supplies and equipment in line with your area of work;

Work to maximise budgets when sourcing materials and to manage Activities budget in conjunction with the Manager.

An energetic committed yet approachable team member will add real value, the ability to multi-task, be creative and plan and manage their own time/diary.

If you possess these skills and the drive to succeed in this role we would love to hear from you.

Please contact ..... if you would like to apply for this volunteering opportunity