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Fulham Good Neighbours- Event steward



Details of the Charity:

Fulham Good Neighbours support mainly older people, including those with dementia, with practical tasks at home such as basic DIY, gardening, and decorating. We do what any good neighbour would: collect medication, escort to appointments, accompany shopping and take care of pets to name just a few of our free services. We also run a dedicated befriending scheme, a Digital Inclusion project and a range of social clubs to help beat isolation and loneliness.

 

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

You will assist people visiting the fair and help make sure that it is a safe and welcoming event for all attendees. The role will involve:

  • Directing people
  • Dealing with lost children
  • Dealing with lost property
  • Collecting rubbish
  • Asking people to leave The Green if due to an emergency the fair needs to be closed down unexpectedly.

Time commitment

You can choose between the following shifts on Saturday, 6th July 2019:

7:00-11:00, 10:30-14:30 or 14:00-18:00.

Location

Parsons Green Park, Fulham, SW6

What training will be necessary and available:

  • An induction will take place on Monday, 1st July 2019 at 6PM, this will last less than an hour and you are expected to take part in it.
There will be another session, for those who are at work at that time or don’t live locally, on Saturday, 6th July 2019 at 10:00AM.

Skills Required:

Personal qualities most suited to this role

•              A friendly and cheerful manner

•              Patience

•              Good listening skills

•              Good time keeping skills

•              Good problem solving skills

•              Health&Safety Awareness

 

Additional Benefits:

  • Get involved with the local community
  • Participate in a fun and engaging day event
  • Your travel expenses will be provided and we will reimburse your lunch costs up to £5. Two of your children or grandchildren under the age of 12 will also benefit from a free ride on all the children attractions
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record.
  • All hours contribute to the Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invitation to the annual Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony in May.
  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?