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Volunteer opportunity description

Volunteers are required for the Temporary Winter Housing Provision at the former Carfax Medical Centre, Carfax Street.

As a volunteer you have responsibility to support the provision to be run in a safe and welcoming manner.

Typical Tasks Include:

Evening - Ensuring guests sign in on arrival and are adhering to the guest agreement - Preparation, serving and clearing away of evening meal - Supporting guests with other beneficial activities - Organising/taking part in social activities within the provision

Overnight - Ensuring guests are adhering to the guest agreement - Handover to the morning volunteer shift - Dealing with any concerns that arise overnight

Morning - Ensuring the provision is left empty - Tidying up of the provision


We are looking for people who have empathy with others and who want to share a bit of their time. This role would suit someone who has an enthusiastic and friendly manner and enjoys operating as part of a team.

Ideally volunteers will have: • Good communication skills • Flexible/Non-judgemental approach • Personal organisational skills • Effective networking skills

Other useful attributes for volunteers to have are: Reliability Patience Honesty Approachability Realism Commitment

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times


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About the organisation

HOSTS/Swindon Borough Council Housing

Rachel Holley
Project Coordinator
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