Pop-up Volunteer

The best part about the Pop-up role is its flexibility…we don’t ask for a regular commitment. This role suits people who see the glass as half-full, who’re adventurous and willing to try new things, or who simply want to help but need a more flexible timetable for their volunteering.

Department

Stockton Family Outreach and Volunteering Service

Responsibilities

Opportunities include…

Café Volunteers – support one of three community cafes based in the Family Hubs

Impact Volunteers – helping to maintain our Facebook presence by posting and sharing content, collating stories for, and helping to write, our quarterly newsletter and narrative report

Wellbeing Walkers – leading semi-regular walks for staff, volunteers, families; with a focus on getting outside together, getting our steps in and the mental health benefits this provides

Pop-up events – spontaneous, ad-hoc activities. These might include packing & delivering Holiday Hunger hampers, our Christmas toy appeal “Wrap-a-thon” or covering for another volunteer.

Knowledge & Skills

We’ll provide you with our robust training, which includes Safeguarding, Data Protection, Health & Safety, Personal Safety, Equality & Diversity – and is backed up by local induction covering areas including communication, boundaries and ‘meeting the values’. You’ll

Personal Qualities

We're looking for people who can be adaptable, who can problem solve and have good organisational and time management skills. Good communication, confidence and interpersonal skills are also desirable.

General Requirements

We ask all of our volunteers to support us for a minimum of one year.

All volunteers complete an Enhanced DBS check and provide two references. Before starting your journey you’ll complete our national training units and local induction. While actively volunteering we also need you to attend occasional supervision and/or team meetings. You must also follow Family Action’s policies and procedures. Most importantly, our volunteers must evidence Family Action’s values by being people focused, ‘can do’, striving for excellence and showing mutual respect.

Depending on the opportunity you’re interested in we may ask you to do additional training (e.g. food hygiene for café support or Family Action’s social media training for Impact)

Apply

Please complete the form below to register your interest in the opportunity.