Minibus Chaperone Volunteers

We are recruiting volunteers to assist with pick and drop off clients attending the Headway Centre. Time slots include: 09:00-10:30am Monday-Friday, 14:45-16:00pm on Monday, and 15:15-16:30 Tuesday-Friday.

Location: Colchester

Skills & Requirements:

Ability to assist clients on/off the minibus

Ability to transfer clients from wheelchair to seat, and back into wheelchair

Ability to guide clients with mobility problems with a friendly and sensitive approach

Suitable references

 

Volunteer Mini Bus Drivers

We are recruiting volunteer drivers to transport our clients during the course of the day to/from the Headway Centre and to/from activities in the community. Must be able to manoeuvre wheelchairs on and off the bus.

You will require a DBS check (which Headway Essex will provide), as well as references.

Location: Colchester

Skills & Requirements:

A friendly disposition and sensitive approach

Ability to work unsupervised

Clean Driving Licence including Category D, D1

Attentive to peoples’ physical and cognitive needs

DBS Check (Headway Essex processes this)

Suitable references

 

Volunteer Gardener

We are recruiting for a volunteer gardener, required to tend the communal garden at the Headway centre.

We have raised flower beds that required tending and grassed areas that will require maintenance.

Headway Essex has tools which are readily available at the Headway centre.

Location: Colchester

Skills & Requirements:

A friendly disposition and sensitive approach

Ability to work unsupervised

Keen interest in gardening

Attentive to peoples’ physical and cognitive needs

DBS Check (Headway Essex processes this)

Suitable references

 

Headway Centre Volunteers

We are recruiting volunteers to run sessions for our clients on Thursdays and Fridays either in the morning or for an all-day session.

This will be to work with our clients and help them achieve their potential whether working on a one to one basis or within a group setting.

The work we do at the centre is in integral part of our client’s rehabilitation and progression.

You will require a DBS check (which Headway Essex will provide).

Location: Colchester

Skills & Requirements:

A friendly disposition and sensitive approach

Ability to work unsupervised

Ability to work within a busy environment

Attentive to peoples’ physical and cognitive needs

DBS Check (Headway Essex processes this)

Suitable references

 

Support Group Volunteers

We are recruiting support group volunteers to assist staff with setting up the meeting room at the Headway Centre, making refreshments and clearing away once the group has finished.

Our South Essex Support Group meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month between 7pm – 9pm in Colchester. We would require the volunteer to come in for 6.30pm and expect them to finish by 9.30pm.

Our Mid Essex Support Group meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month between 10.00 – 12.00pm in Springfield. We would require the volunteer to come in 09:30am and expect them to finish by 12:30pm

Location: Colchester and Springfield

Skills & Requirements:

A friendly disposition and sensitive approach

Ability to work unsupervised

Ability to work within a busy environment

Attentive to peoples’ physical and cognitive needs

DBS Check (Headway Essex processes this)

Suitable references

Whether it be stewarding at a Headway Essex event, helping with a store collection or helping at our The Headway Centre, every volunteer plays a crucial role within Headway Essex and it is true that we could not continue to do the work that we currently do without them.

If you are interested in finding our more about volunteering please fill in the form below.

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