Volunteer Street Outreach Worker  with CCP (Ref: 1385)
 
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Want to help the Homeless? Street Outreach teams across Worcestershire work to help the homeless through verifying local homeless sleeping sites, building a relationship of trust with the homeless, helping them access any drug, alcohol or health treatments they may need and helping them return to their area of local connection.

The successful applicant would work with these teams both on the street directly and in an office environment supporting them by taking referrals, offering telephone support and updating case notes, as and when required.

You will raise awareness of Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) Provision in the local area and the availability of other services, as well as link in CCP services locally.
What are they looking for?

You will require:
• A desire to help others, and an empathy with the homeless and vulnerably housed
• Awareness of the issues faced by street homeless people and the associated health and safety concerns
• Commitment, patience and reliability
• The physical ability to work on the streets – this is an active role, requiring some physical fitness and endurance.


Availability:
The applicant should be able to work shifts that are typically 4 hours long (shifts available include 6am – 9am, 9am – 1pm and 1pm – 5pm).

This position will require a minimum commitment of 1 early shift per month.

Language skills and a driving license would be extremely valuable.

Practical

Applicants will receive Induction training to prepare you to volunteer and access to additional training, as well as regular support from their supervisor.

Volunteer travel expenses are reimbursed.

Having a UK or equivalent driving licence and access to your own vehicle may be beneficial, but not essential.

Access to a mobile phone, appropriate walking footwear and clothing for winter months will be necessary.

When: Variable times
Age requirements: Over 18
Where?

Worcestershire

About CCP
 
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CCP (County Community Projects) exists to improve the lives of children, young people, families and vulnerable adults who have multiple and complex needs. Their priority is to those who have been excluded or have excluded themselves from mainstream services.

CCP work in partnership with the person and other agencies to create a sustainable and portable package of care and support networks, which enable them to realise their aspirations and reach their full potential in life.

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