Our Gateshead

LGBT Group Coordinator

Description of what will be involved: 

The role involves:

  • Helping the project coordinator arrange a programme of events/outings agreed with the LGBT group members
  • having knowledge about plances of interest in the North East
  • Knowledge of local public transport
  • developing a good relationship with LGBT group members
  • completing client registration documents and registers
  • liaising with the project co-ordinator to provide updates on the progress of the group

The role will also require you:

  • to adhere to the relevant policies and procedures of Age UK Gateshead particularly in relation to guidance regarding, health and safety, confidentiality and the safeguarding of vulnerable adults
  • to undertake organisation induction and appropriate role based training if available
  • assist by helping to raise awareness about the project and our organisation
  • attend volunter supervision meetings

 

Opportunity Location: 
Skills and qualifications needed: 

The skills required for this role are:

  • motivated and reliable
  • good communication and listening skills
  • sense of humour
  • understand the needs of older people
  • patience and sensitivity
  • understanding of client confidentiality
Does opportunity require DBS check?: 
No
Additional Information: 

Expenses:
Age UK Gateshead will repay any agreed expenses such as bus fares, on production of receipts for all of our volunteers. We agree to pay 40p per mile towards the cost of mileage, this will be paid on a monthly basis for all authorised journeys undertaken by car
 

Contact Person: 
Kate Marshall
Contact details: 
volunteering@gateshead.gov.uk

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