Buddy Two Shoes Volunteer
Hosted by: Barnsley CVS

Buddy Two Shoes volunteers befriend volunteers from Barnsley
CVS's Supported Volunteering Project in order to build the
confidence of potential volunteers. This could be chatting
about their volunteering experience and encouraging them to
access new things.
Volunteers might be meeting for coffee and cake in a local cafe
or accompanying the volunteer to explore a new opportunities, such as a course or local support group.
Buddy Two Shoes volunteers are required for approximately 2 hours a week at a time which is suitable for both parties.

Days required: Mon AM, Mon PM, Tues AM, Tues PM, Weds AM, Weds PM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM, Fri PM, Sat AM, Sat PM, Sun AM, Sun PM

How many volunteers are needed:


Recruitment process:

We want to make it as simple as possible to apply for the role. Please register your interest below and we will arrange to meet you for a friendly chat. If you are still interested in the role, a personal reference will be taken up and a DBS check done. You will then need to attend an Induction/Training session

We aim to get back to any enquiries about the role within 2 weeks.

Skills and quaifications:

We are looking for volunteers who are friendly and encouraging, patient, understanding and good listeners. You might have a good knowledge of what's 'out there' in Barnsley or be happy to find out! If you want to help build people's confidence, this role could be for you! We actively welcome volunteers who have been supported volunteers within the project and volunteers who have lived experience of mental or physical ill health who have found strategies that helped them to push through barriers.

You will need to attend a 2 hour Induction/ training session and a DBS check will be done, free of charge.

Gender restrictions?: No
Type of activity: Befriending and buddying