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Lewisham CommUNITY space is a wellbeing and physical activity centre in the heart of Lewisham shopping centre.We offer a welcoming space to catch up with friends, meet new people, get fit, and receive support. There are plenty of fun activities for you to get involved in, from archery and table tennis to board games and a play area. We offer a jam-packed schedule of…
Description

Offer a warm welcome to community members, encouraging them to use the space. Offer teas and coffees, entertain children and youth, generally make the space friendly, comfortable, and engaging.

Volunteers are free to make changes and be creative with our use of the space. All ideas are welcome, especially as you may hear back from service users about what we can do better!

Duties

Befriend community members that may be isolated or needing support. Direct them to our services, food support, or anything else they may need. Flag customers that may be urgent or in great need.

Keep the space clean and tidy at all times.

Serve hot meals, tea and coffee.

Encourage participants to get involved in our physical and social activity sessions.

Who will the volunteers be working with?
Volunteers will be working with the local community, a huge variety of demographics. We specifically receive a lot of vulnerable people through our doors.
Training
We will provide a volunteer induction, and ongoing supervision. We also hold monthly volunteer meetings for feedback and support.
We also offer training in areas such as safeguarding, boundaries, and mental health support.

Time commitment

Ideally a volunteer will commit to the same shift each week, of at least 4 hours.
Some volunteers choose to work one day or multiple days per week.
Application deadline

UCL Departments

Are you a warm and friendly face?

Are you looking for a rewarding way to spend your time?

Can you volunteer at Lewisham Warm Hub?

We are looking for volunteers to:
• offer a warm welcome
• befriend community members
• Share teas and coffees
• Support with food distribution
• Support activity sessions