Employment Plus Local Volunteer

We are looking for reliable, enthusiastic volunteers to support the Employment Plus Local programme helping job seekers through a drop-in service by giving access to the internet for job searches, help with writing emails, letters and CVs and basic computer skills As a volunteer you will undertake the following key activities:


 Help set up and take down the drop-in service
 Help clients to use Chrome notebooks and access online job seeking services including the Universal Job Search website
 Help clients to prepare CVs and applications for vacancies
 Help clients in recording their job search activities to ensure the continued payment of their benefits
 Help clients in registering with the Job Centre and applying for benefits
 Undertake various clerical and administrative activities such recording statistics for the national programme

Skills

Personal Requirements:
 The ability to listen and empathise
 Good communication skills
 Good IT skills, including use of the internet and Google docs
 You will need to be enthusiastic and reliable
 Be prepared to be flexible and adaptable when required
 Happy to work as part of a volunteer team
 Polite and courteous
 Caring nature and reliable
 Work within and support the Christian ethos of the Salvation Army
 Maintain regular communication with the Employment Plus Local Volunteer Coordinator
 Undertake training as and when required


Details

  • Not suitable for under 18's
  • Will require references

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No Yes No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Wednesday mornings 08:45 to 12:45


Location

The Haven Community Centre, The Salvation Army, Lake Road,
Portsmouth,
PO1 4HA


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