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Volunteer Vacancy


Volunteer with us!
We are currently looking for volunteers who will be matched with a woman using the service at Dundee Women’s Aid. You will meet up with this woman on a 1:1 basis and work with her so she feels more connected in the local community.

If you are interested in this role and would like an information pack, please contact info@dundeewomensaid.co.uk
Alternatively, you can download the three documents at the bottom of this page.

If you’d like to chat about this role either give us a call 01382 220803 or come along to one of our information events:
5th October 1:00pm-2:00pm
18th October 5.30pm-6.30pm
Email info@dundeewomensaid.co.uk to confirm you are coming to an information event.
 
Volunteer Opportunity: Connecting Women Volunteer
This is a brilliant time to get involved in Dundee Women’s Aid as we begin to develop a new scheme connecting women in the local community. As part of this, volunteers will:
  • Be matched with a woman who has or is using the support services provided by DWA
  • Meet up with a woman (and possibly her children) on a regular basis (at least three times a month) to support a woman to identify and build upon her strengths and to provide the woman with a connection in the local community
  • Support a woman in identifying and developing an area(s) she’d like to work on e.g. joining a group, developing skills etc
  • Complete paperwork
  • Keep in contact and meet up with the volunteer coordinator on a regular basis
  • Attend events and help to organise social activities with other volunteers and women using the service.
  • Commitment to a minimum of 8 hours a month. A commitment of at least one year is preferred.

What we offer
  • Full induction and training provided
  • All reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed
  • Regular support
  • Invites to DWA events and activities
  • Opportunities to meet new people
  • Opportunities to participate in further training after completing initial training
  • Offer of a reference upon completion of volunteering

What we are looking for
We are looking for women who are (or who are willing to develop skills in these areas):
  • Reflective
  • A good listener
  • Non-judgemental
  • A willingness to learn
  • Empathetic
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Have a commitment to the aims and values of DWA

Given the nature of the work that DWA undertakes you will also need to have a PVG Scheme Record. Full support will be given in completing this form and it is also free of charge.
Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

For more information relating to this role:
Phone: 01382 220803
Email: info@dundeewomensaid.co.uk

The deadline for submitting an expression of interest form for this opportunity is 9am on 23rd October 2017.
 
Please click on the three headings below to download the documents which you will need to complete and return:
Opportunity Pack
Criminal Convictions Form
Equal Opportunities
Dundee Women's Aid is a registered Charity No. SC006691
and a Company limited by Guarantee SCO124795
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Useful Contacts
  • Domestic Abuse Helpline
    0800 027 1234
  • DWA Support Line
    01382 207099
  • DWA CYP Team
    01382 220803
  • DWA Text Line
    0776 368 2105
  • Dundee Social Work
    01382 433960
  • Police Scotland
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