We are looking for two overnight volunteers to be at Robes Winter Night Shelters for the provision of homeless people in Southwark and Lambeth by hosting 1 night a week for 12 weeks during the winter months.
- Ensuring the building is secure and fire exits are accessible in case of an emergency.
- Greeting any late guest arrivals and providing food left by the evening team.
- Making sure the building is locked and lights turned out by 10 (including the church area).
- Responding if a guest needs assistance in the night.
- Letting guests out if they need to leave early for work.
- Passing information about how the overnight has been to the morning volunteer.
As a volunteer with Southwark Cathedral, all volunteers gain:
- The opportunity of supporting a historic London landmark
- Invitations to meetings and other cathedral events.
- An opportunity to enhance your existing skills and develop new ones.
- Discounts in the Cathedral Shop and Café
- A reference for those seeking paid employment (after a minimum satisfactory volunteering period).
- Good people skills with a non-judgmental attitude.
- Good time management.
- A flexible approach to their work.
- Ability to work within a challenging environment.
- Ability to follow and give instructions.
- Be 'people focused' / 'people person' as this person will need to be approachable both to volunteers and guests.
If you are studying or researching a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Maths (STEM) related subject and want to volunteer and share your knowledge and experience with young people, you could become a STEM Ambassador.
Team Up is looking for dynamic volunteer tutors to help transform the future prospects of underperforming pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Do you want to make a real difference to a young person's life? If you are a current university student of any subject (or have graduated within the last 2 years), this opportunity could be for you!