Volunteer Carers monthly pop up Cafe

Volunteer Carers monthly pop up Cafe

Organisation role · 2–3 hrs/month · Starting from 8 Aug 2023
Marina Court, Trafalgar Rd, Tewkesbury GL20 5AY, UK
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Gloucestershire Carers Hub
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Summary

We are looking for a volunteer to lead a Carers Café in Tewkesbury

Detailed description

Position Overview:

Gloucestershire Carers Hub is seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our team as Volunteer Carers Café members in Tewkesbury. As a Volunteer Carers Café member, you will play a vital role in providing support, to unpaid Carers within the community. This position offers a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of Carers, enabling them to connect with others and receive the support they need.


Responsibilities:

- Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for Carers attending the café

- Engage in friendly conversations with Carers, providing support and understanding

- Assist in setting up and tidying the cafe area before and after sessions

- Serve refreshments and light snacks to Carers in a professional and courteous manner

- Collaborate with other volunteers and staff to ensure smooth operation of the café

- Help organise and participate in activities and events held at the café

- Maintain a safe and clean environment, adhering to health and safety regulations

- Respect confidentiality and privacy of Carers at all times


Requirements:

- Genuine interest in supporting and helping unpaid Carers

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- Empathy and compassion towards individuals facing challenges

- Reliable and punctual, able to commit to agreed-upon schedules

- Ability to work effectively in a team environment

- Basic understanding of health and safety regulations

- Respectful and non-judgmental attitude

- Previous experience in a customer service role is preferred but not required

- Flexibility to accommodate potential changes in the role or schedule


Benefits:

- The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of Carers in the community

- Gain valuable experience in a supportive environment

- Develop interpersonal and communication skills

- Ongoing training and support from experienced professionals

- Meet new people and build meaningful connections

- Enhance your CV and future employment prospects


Application Process:

To apply for the Volunteer Carers Café Tewkesbury position at Gloucestershire Carers Hub, please send us a message on here and someone will be in contact ASAP



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About Gloucestershire Carers Hub

We pride ourselves on providing a person centred approach to any Carer who registers or is referred to us. Our experienced and friendly local team are here for you to ensure you have the support, information and time to think about you.

If you register with the Carers Hub you will have access to free information, guidance, support, to empower you in your caring role. This could help you to meet other carers and to interact with others in a safe space.

The Carers Hub is an easily accessed service where you can gain support, feel valued and offload your worries or concerns.

What help can I get from Gloucestershire Carers Hub?

Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), from our supportive Triage team
Wellbeing support
Signposting to other services
Contingency Planning Support
Benefits and financial advice
Full carers assessments, support planning and reviews
Access to groups
Training, social gatherings and activities
Access to the Carer Aware Discount Scheme
Professional counselling service
Buddy Up
Employment support
We offer a safe space to talk about you and your caring role, we will work with you to identify how we can support you.