Refuge Support-Dundee Womans's Aid

Summary
Do you want to be part of a supportive team of women and make a difference by volunteering to deliver support in the running of our refuges?
Opportunity details
Do you want to make a difference by volunteering to help us to run our refuges? This is a brilliant time to get involved as we expand our volunteer programme. This role will involve: Shopping for items to refurbish our refuges; Organising and managing stock; Sorting donations of food and clothing and helping to create starter packs; Ensuring at all times, the maintenance of DWA’s confidentiality policy; Volunteering within the facilities team to sort and deliver food packs to be delivered to refuge accommodation; Be able to drive and provide own vehicle (insured for business purposes) as this opportunity will involve delivering packs to various locations throughout Dundee; Meet up with the volunteer coordinator including regular support sessions every 6-8 weeks.
Organisation aims and objectives
We offer emotional and practical support and/or safe refuge to women, young people and children experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse.

Restrictions
Experience required:
No qualifications are required as we will provide a full induction and training. Due to the nature of this volunteer opportunity we are looking for women who can drive and have access to a car insured for business purposes.Given the nature of the work that Dundee Women’s Aid 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.
Restriction details:
All Women’s Aid work involves direct contact with women in fear of violence. Women only need apply under Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010.
Travel details:
Volunteering will take place in various locations in Dundee depending upon what activities are agreed between the volunteer and DWA.
Minimum age:
18
Support
Travel expenses:
Public transport costs reimbursed on production of tickets purchased. Mileage paid at 45p/mile.
Frequency:
Monthly
Expenses paid:
Yes
Support options:
Named Contact For Volunteer

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