Liberty Evening Outreach Volunteers

Description


We are currently needing volunteers to help support our Liberty day time outreach project.

Our Liberty Project, originally founded in 2002, traditionally delivered trauma informed and asset based advocacy and support services to women aged 18+ living with multiple complex needs, and specifically supporting on street sex workers and now includes a Sexual Exploitation Worker.

Outreach Work

The Liberty Project in A Way Out are currently recruiting female volunteers to work alongside staff and volunteers providing Evening Outreach to our clients who are on street sex workers or at risk of sexual exploitation.

What You’ll Do:
The team currently go out two nights a week (Tuesday and Wednesday) in our outreach van offering direct support to women whilst they are sex working on streets across Stockton and Middlesbrough.   The team focus on women’s safety, provide them with harm reduction packs, provide information about other agencies that can support them and importantly give them some time and a listening ear over a warm drink and a snack.
Why You’ll Love It:
You will be working with an amazing pro-active and passionate team, using a trauma informed approach to build relationships and offer support to current and potential service users.  You will learn and develop new skills, make a difference to the lives of those we engage with and be part of a unique approach to engaging with those who need our support.
What You’ll Learn:
We provide bespoke training to all our volunteers, which will give you the tools needed in this role. You will gain valuable experience of working in a specialised area. All volunteers will be supported by the Liberty Team Leader. You will be re-imbursed for travel expenses.
What We’re Looking For:
All volunteers will be supported by the Liberty Team Leader. You will be re-imbursed for travel expenses.  This role requires a DBS check , 2 references.   Please note this post is exempt under section 7 (2) (e) and (f) of The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore open to female applicants only.

We need females 18+ with some experience of working with women with various vulnerabilities and complexities but not essential.

Ability to drive our manual transmission van useful but not essential.

We are seeking passionate, enthusiastic volunteers, to support out outreach work.

Non judgemental.

We would like our volunteers to have an understanding of working with a trauma informed approach and provide information and training around this area.

Volunteer training (online and in person) to be completed before volunteers can begin volunteering.

DSB check will be provided by A Way Out.

Minimum of once a month for six months commitment.


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