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Richmond Fellowship Hampshire is a mental health charity supporting clients to re-gain independence in the community by empowering them to use and build their skills and interests. We are looking for a wide range of Peer volunteers who have the passion and understanding of mental health to support our clients on their journey. 

1:1 activities 

Empowering clients to socialise within the community

Encouraging independence 

Enabling clients to access support networks 

Attending community groups/events

Working along side other Peer volunteers

Building self confidence 

Signposting

Supporting clients with new skills and interests

Sharing skills and hobbies  

Reporting any concerns to coordinator or staff

Record keeping  

Skills

  • Lived experience/good understanding of mental health 

  • Communication skills 

  • Facilitation skills (Desired but not essential)

  • Interests and hobbies (all welcome) 

  • Passion for helping others 

  • Basic organisation skills (Desired)

  • Committed 

  • Non judgemental  

  • Able to work as a team and 1:1

  • Willing to learn new skills 
  • Positive attitude 


Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reasonable Travel expenses. Fuel £0.45 a mile.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Minimum of 2 hours a week. We operate Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm


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