Community Connector

Brio Leisure and Macmillan Published: October 18, 2017
Location
Opportunity Type
Posted By
EPNAVCO
Benefits
Community
Skill
Role Specific
Activities
Community Work
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

To provide information and signposting to people affected by cancer, promoting Macmillan and related support in their local community.
To support the development or a range of community activities to provide social, emotional and practical support for people affected by cancer. Activities may include health walks, gardening, social groups, music and arts groups.
Finding out what support, social activities and venues exist in their local community and helping us to create new activates to support people affected by cancer, e.g. walks, gardening, social groups.
Support information and outreach events in the community venues.
Meeting people affected by cancer in local community venues or accompanying trained home based volunteers to visit people in their homes.
Vision
To be a sustainable social leisure provider that skilfully balances social and economic drivers to deliver services that inspire people to change their lives for the better.
Mission
We are a community business that provides socially responsible leisure opportunities for all in a welcoming, safe and supportive environment.
Volunteers do not need to have had personal experience of cancer, but should be passionate about giving information and support to people affected by cancer.
Good at finding things out and unearthing new information in their communities and a desire to change their local community for the better.
A creative mind to help us create new opportunities for people affected by cancer.
Friendly and welcoming and good communication skills and good at listening and responding to people.
Interest in specific areas such as gardening, crafts, music will help us develop these type of community activities.
Reliable, punctual, honest and well-organised.
Ability to recognise own boundaries and limitations of role and ability to maintain confidentiality.
We ask that a minimum of two hours a week to be worked
Travel Expenses are paid for
A DBS check will be required
Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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