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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 opportunities@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 our Volunteer Coordinator a call 01382 220803.
 
Volunteer Opportunity: Connecting Women Volunteer
This is a brilliant time to get involved in Dundee Women’s Aid as we continue to develop a new scheme connecting women in the local community. As part of this, volunteers will:
  • Be paired with women who have or are using the support services provided by Dundee Women’s Aid
  • Meet up with women 1:1 (and possibly their children) on a regular basis (at least once a month) to provide them with a connection in the local community.
  • Be part of a group who organises and attends events and activities alongside other volunteers and women who are using/have used the service.
  • Support women with what they’d like to do e.g. going out for coffee, joining a group, developing skills, confidence etc.
  • Complete paperwork in relation to this role
  • Keep in contact and meet up with the volunteer coordinator including regular support sessions (every 6-8 weeks)

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 and who enjoy working as part of a team
  • Have a commitment to the aims and values of Dundee Women’s Aid
  • Able to talk to and relate to people from all walks of life
  • Understanding of importance of confidentiality and maintaining boundaries

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: opportunities@dundeewomensaid.co.uk

The deadline for submitting an expression of interest form for this opportunity is 9am on 18th July 2018.
 
Please click on the three headings below to download the documents which you will need to complete and return:
Opportunity Pack
Equal Opportunities
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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
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