Mobility Aids - Support Volunteer - Manvers
Hosted by: British Red Cross

This role is key to the organisation and will help you make a great contribution to the work of the British Red Cross. Whether it is helping with a service when they’re busy, lending a hand in IT or marketing or undertaking tasks around one of our centres, you will get involved in a great cause. You will be bringing some of your own knowledge and experience to the role and you will also have the chance to develop workplace skills.

Days required: Mon AM, Mon PM, Tues AM, Tues PM, Weds AM, Weds PM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM, Fri PM

How many volunteers are needed:


Recruitment process:

Core learning/requirements
Approximate training hours 3.5.

Minimum Induction – within 3 weeks
Has been introduced to Line Manager and role description discussed

Has been given a H&S briefing pertinent to the site they will normally be operating from

Has been familiarised with any equipment required to carry out the role

Has received any workwear, if required for the role

Full Induction – within 3 months
Welcome to the British Red Cross e-learning 2019 (BRC-IND-EL)

Safe Working Practices: Display Screen Equipment (BRC-DSE-19)

Accreditation of Prior Learning and Experience (APEL)
We value the skills and experience that people bring to the organisation. We will work with you to look at your knowledge and skills and help make an assessment about which elements of the learning for your role you will need to complete with us and recognise where you may already know all that you need to confidently and safely carry out your duties. We want to try and make sure that you get all the training you need, no more and no less.
Further development opportunities
Foundation Course (IN-FC)

Everyday First Aid (SE-KSK)

Skills and quaifications:

Helping with research or admin tasks when the office is busy
Providing marketing, IT or business experience on an ongoing basis
Supporting a variety of departments with whatever work needs doing
What we are looking for
You need to have good interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills although full training can be given for any technical requirements. We keep the beneficiary at the heart of what we do, working to understand their needs and the difference we make. Also someone who is:

Responsible, organised, reliable and able to work independently or as part of a team
Available to help out with a variety of tasks as agreed
Interested in learning more about the organisation and the humanitarian world
Willing to uphold the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and adhere to the Society’s Equal Opportunities Policy

Suitable for specific groups: BME, Carers, Disabled (learning), Disabled (physical), Employee volunteering, Ex-offenders, Event volunteers, LGBTQ+, Long term health condition, Older people, Young people (under 18), Refugees and asylum seekers, Unemployed
Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Administration, Computers and technology, Fundraising