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Food collection volunteer- Kensington and Chelsea

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When:                   Between 6pm til 8pm – Monday to Thursday

Please note if you are able to help on one day then please get in touch – this role is best to be shared amongst a few different volunteers.

Evolve Housing + Support is looking for a committed Food Collection Volunteer to support our supported housing project. Our high needs service is a busy venue and hosts supported accommodation for young people. We are looking for a friendly and reliable individual to collect donated food and deliver it to our K&C service Monday to Thursday evenings.

The Food Collection Volunteer will:

  • Collect food from a food supermarket in Brixton and deliver it to our service in Croydon service,
  • Food collection will occur weekday evenings from 7.30pm and will be delivered straight to our service in K&C.
  • This volunteering role will take approximately 1 hour.

This role would suit you if you are:

  • Looking to enhance your CV and gain work experience in the homelessness sector.
  • The ideal candidate will own a car as there are approximately 5 boxes donated per evening.

As a volunteer with Evolve Housing + Support you will be able to access:

  • Training to prepare you for your role and raise your awareness of our client group and sector
  • A full, site-specific induction
  • Ongoing supervision and support from Project Staff
  • Travel expenses within zones 1-6 (or as otherwise agreed) and lunch expenses

Applications

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, especially those who have had experience of homelessness themselves. Please complete an application form and equal opportunities form and return to volunteering@evolvehousing.org.uk or 8th Floor, Marco Polo House, 3-5 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, CR9 1LL.

This role will require a DBS Criminal Records Check and the provision of two references

Location Kensington and Chelsea – delivering to Bina Gardens near Gloucester Road

Salary Voluntary

Reception Volunteer

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When:                   Weekdays 10am-4pm (however we are flexible and this can be negotiated)

We would prefer it if you were able to volunteer for at least two days a week for at least 6months

Evolve Housing + Support is looking for an enthusiastic and focussed Reception Volunteer to support our receptionist at Marco Polo House in Croydon. Marco Polo House is a busy office of approximately 30 Evolve employees. We are looking for a friendly and welcoming individual to act as the first point of contact for guests and customers.

The Receptionist Volunteer will:

  • Telephone duties
  • Maintain the upkeep of the kitchen, toilet and reception areas
  • Assist staff with photocopying duties
  • Filing
  • Open, date, frank and distribute post
  • Be first point of contact for the company
  • Manage stock control and orders
  • Update Cascade and the Training Spreadsheet
  • Manage spreadsheets for contractor information
  • Update Evolve contact list
  • Assist HR with Staff ID
  • Raise Purchase Orders for company and services
  • Manage MPH.Reception email and distribute mail accordingly
  • Forward New User and Removal forms to VividSky
  • Set up Board Room for all Board and Audit meetings
  • Order lunch for meetings
  • Organise travel for staff and customers

 

This role would suit you if you are:

  • Looking to enhance your CV and gain work experience in a reception/administrator role
  • Calm, patient and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work with a wide range of people in a professional and friendly manner
  • Able to cope with difficult situations and deal with unexpected incidents
  • Are interested in, and committed to, making a lasting difference to lives and communities

The following skills, experience and qualities would be preferable, but they are not essential:

  • Experience of working in a busy customer-facing environment
  • Numeracy skills
  • Computer literacy

As a volunteer with Evolve Housing + Support, you will be able to access:

  • Training to prepare you for your role and raise your awareness of our client group and sector
  • A full, site-specific induction
  • Ongoing supervision and support from Project Staff
  • Travel expenses within zones 1-6 (or as otherwise agreed) and lunch expenses

Applications

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, especially those who have had experience of homelessness themselves. Please complete an application form and equal opportunities form and return to: volunteering@evolvehousing.org.uk or 8th Floor, Marco Polo House, 3-5 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, CR9 1LL.

This role will require a DBS Criminal Records Check and the provision of two references

Location Head Office, Croydon

Salary Voluntary

Food collection volunteer

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When:                   Tuesday Evenings at 8pm

We would prefer it if you were able to volunteer for at least one day/evening a week for at least 6months

Evolve Housing + Support is looking for a committed Food Collection Volunteer to support our supported housing project. Our Stockwell service is a very busy venue and hosts supported accommodation for young people. We are looking for a friendly and reliable individual to collect donated food and deliver it to our Stockwell service every Tuesday evening.

The food collection volunteer will:

  • Collect food from a food supermarket in Brixton and deliver it to our service in Stockwell,
  • Food collection will occur every Tuesday at 8pm in Brixton and will be delivered straight to our service in Stockwell.
  • This volunteering role will take approximately 1 hour.

This role would suit you if you are:

  • Looking to enhance your CV and gain work experience in the homelessness sector.
  • The ideal candidate will own a car as there are approximately 10 boxes donated per week.

As a volunteer with Evolve Housing + Support you will be able to access:

  • Training to prepare you for your role and raise your awareness of our client group and sector
  • A full, site-specific induction
  • Ongoing supervision and support from Project Staff
  • Travel expenses within zones 1-6 (or as otherwise agreed) and lunch expenses

Applications

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, especially those who have had experience of homelessness themselves. Please complete an application form and equal opportunities form and return to: volunteering@evolvehousing.org.uk or 8th Floor, Marco Polo House, 3-5 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, CR9 1LL.

This role will require a DBS Criminal Records Check and the provision of two references

Location Brixton/Stockwell

Salary Voluntary

Women’s self defence volunteer

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When:                        Flexible – Afternoon – Evenings

Supervised by:       Team Leader/Team Manager

We would prefer if you were able to volunteer for at least one day a week for a minimum of 6 months

Evolve Housing + Support is looking for an enthusiastic self defence volunteer to encourage our customers towards a more creative lifestyle. Our customers in at Alexandra House are keen to learn new skills and been a part of a women’s self-defence club.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to share their skills/knowledge and/or for someone who is looking to gain experience working with vulnerable people in supported housing setting.

The women’s self defence volunteer will:

  • Design and deliver self-defence classes for beginners.
  • Empower and encourage the customers to get involved in the sessions.
  • Engagement will vary from 1 to 10 customers per session
  • Liaise with staff to record any incidents or significant interactions with customers

This role would suit you if you:

  • Are keen and knowledgeable about self-defence and willing to share this with others
  • Enjoy working with vulnerable adults and people who have experienced homelessness.
  • Are punctual, committed and reliable – our customers respond well to consistency
  • Have plenty of patience and are able to motivate/inspire others
  • Are interested in, and committed to, making a lasting difference to lives and communities
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Interested in working with young people, preferably with prior experience of working with vulnerable groups

As a volunteer with Evolve Housing + Support, you will be able to access:

  • Training to prepare you for your role and raise your awareness of our client group and sector
  • A full, site-specific induction
  • Ongoing supervision and support from Project Staff
  • Travel expenses within zones 1-6 (or as otherwise agreed) and appropriate lunch expenses

Applications

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, especially those who have had experience of homelessness themselves. Please complete an application form and equal opportunities form and return to: volunteering@evolvehousing.org.uk or 8th Floor, Marco Polo House, Croydon, CR9 1LL.

This role will require a DBS Criminal Records Check and the provision of two references

 

Location East Croydon

Cooking and healthy eating volunteer

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Evolve Housing + Support is looking for an enthusiastic Cooking and healthy eating volunteer to support our customers to improve their culinary skills. From planning tasty meals to assisting customers cook a variety of healthy food to a tight budget.
Food is a great way to encourage our customers to come together in a positive and sociable activity which is both fun and supportive of a positive recovery.

Location Various

Fitness volunteer

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Evolve Housing + Support is looking for an enthusiastic Fitness volunteer to encourage our customers towards active and healthy lifestyles. Our customers are keen to improve their fitness and engage in weekly exercise. By supporting our customers to get fit, you will be helping them to improve their health and well being.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to share their skills/knowledge and/or for someone who is looking to gain experience working with vulnerable people in a supported housing setting.

Location Various

Literacy and numeracy volunteer

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Evolve Housing + Support is looking for an enthusiastic literacy and numeracy volunteer to support our services with a range of complex support needs. A number of customers at our services are illiterate. We are looking for a volunteer who is able to support our customers who want to improve their writing and reading skills.

Location Various

Social activities coordinator

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Evolve Housing + Support is looking for an enthusiastic social activities volunteer to provide a range of activities for customers living in our

Activities will be social and will contribute to our customers’ quality of life – increasing their confidence and encouraging them to think positively about their future. Low level social activities often act as a first step into learning, volunteering or employment opportunities.

Location Various

Horizon Mentors

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We are looking for people that believe in and empower young people with our Solutions Focused Approach. Our organisation values inclusion and we embrace mentors with a range of backgrounds and careers to reflect the diversity of our organisation.

Location Various