Drop In Group Volunteer - Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, , PO6 3LY
Charity GBP 2023-05-16
  • Location:
    Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, , PO6 3LY
  • Closing date:
    21 June 2024
  • Interview dates:
    As soon as possible but we're happy to be flexible
  • Salary:
    Volunteer - out of pocket expenses covered
Rainbow Trust

We are looking for new volunteers to join our team at our new monthly Drop In Group at the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit Family Room, providing additional support to families and their children.

Our Drop In Groups help give families time to take a break, have some fun and relax. As a volunteer you can help be part of this great opportunity to get involved in our work supporting families.

This Drop In group runs every other Thursday, from 5-7pm at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 3LY

What's involved?

  • Supporting the set up for the session and helping to pack away at the end
  • Emotional support for parents and other visitors
  • Provide a listening ear to parents and children

What we're looking for:

If you are...

  • Great at building relationships based on excellent communication and active listening skills
  • Experienced in interacting with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Able to offer emotional support to family members (usually adults)
  • Able to use active listening skills
  • Warm, friendly and enthusiastic
  • Able to be punctual

Then we'd love to hear from you.

All ages welcome from 18 onwards. We will cover your travel and parking expenses in line with our Expenses Policy.

To apply for this role, or for more information, please email our volunteer team on [email protected] or call Alex on 07535250785.

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