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Become a volunteer

You can make a difference and volunteer for one of our life changing projects.

We have a variety of volunteering opportunities in each of our services…

What we expect from volunteers.

A Way Out’s successes are due to great teamwork. This includes our dedicated volunteers.  Volunteering with A Way Out can be an extremely rewarding and also a challenging experience.

 

 

Role and Responsibilities of volunteers
 

  • To be a reliable and consistent team member.

 

  • To communicate efficiently and effectively and within required deadlines with your team / service.

 

  • To attend and contribute to staff/volunteer briefings and de-briefings, at the beginning and end of each session.

 

  • To assist in the delivery and implementation of the project targeting and building relationships with women and young people through group and individual work.

 

  • To complete required service/client monitoring paperwork and submit within stipulated deadlines.

 

  • To adhere strictly to A Way Out policies and procedures.

 

  • To attend periodical volunteer update briefings where possible.

 

  • To read and understand periodical volunteer updates and briefings communicated by email.

 

  • To reliably fulfil agreed rota commitments – A Way Out relies critically upon the support of volunteers to deliver the services

 

Attitudes & Professional Conduct

 

  • To show love, understanding and compassion at all times

 

  • To provide assistance to beneficiaries within the agreed boundaries of the project as detailed during volunteer training, volunteer briefings and de-briefing

 

  • Always treat beneficiaries with respect and with a non-judgmental attitude

 

  • Team members must not use illegal drugs at any time, even outside of work

 

  • Adhere to the Safeguarding, Confidentiality and  Professional Boundaries Policies

 

Abilities

 

  • Be able to remain calm in difficult situations

 

  • Be able to communicate with women and young people effectively

Compete our volunteer interest for and a member of our team will get back to you.

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Call: 01642 655071

Email: info@awayout.co.uk

Visit: A Way Out

The Gate

1 - 2 Castlegate Quay

The Riverside

Stockton on Tees

TS18 1BZ

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A Way Out is a registered charity (1137535) and a company limited by guarantee (6265354). Registered in England.