Volunteer Positions

We are always actively seeking volunteers, if you are interested please contact the relevant office:

Cardiff

Newport

Swansea

Wrexham

 

We provide full training to all volunteers.

Specific positions will be listed below as they become available:

If you have any questions regarding volunteering opportunities at Bawso, please do not hesitate to contact Bawso Human Resources Department,  Satwinder Chana, 02920 644633 or email recruitment@bawso.org.uk

 

Volunteering for Refuge/Floating Support

Volunteers with relevant skills are sought to :

  • Accompany Childcare workers and children staying in our refuges on outings to play sessions, and participate in play activities.
  • Assist Refuge staff to prepare rooms for women coming to refuge, accompany women on appointments, assist with IT and admin tasks, accompany women and children on trips, sort clothes and other donations.
  • Accompany Outreach workers on domestic violence support visits to women in their homes or in the community.
  • Accompany Floating Support Workers on housing support visits to women in social housing.
  • Befriend/Accompany women living in Refuge or supported by Outreach on various appointments to doctors, hospital, court, to school to collect/drop off their children, shopping, and show them around the area.
  • Various admin duties

24 hour Help-Line

Volunteers with relevant skills are sought to:

  • Accompany the Help-line Co-ordinator during evenings and weekends on referral/Support visits
  •  Work alongside the Help-line Co-ordinator to provide emotional and practical support to women fleeing domestic abuse
  • Work alongside the Help-line Co-ordinator to liaise with agencies making referrals

Administration

  • Assisting the Administration Manager with various office tasks including: typing, Photocopying, shredding, stationery, filing, collating packs to be sent out to members and other duties as required

Reception (Good communication skills required for this placement)

  • Cover of staff when attending training or meetings
  • Answering the telephone, and receiving visitors
  • Taking messages, dealing with post, and other admin duties

Administration

Assisting the Administration Manager with various office tasks including: typing, Photocopying, shredding, stationery, filing, collating packs to be sent out to members and other duties as required

Location:cardiff

Reception

  • Cover of staff when attending training or meetings
  • Answering the telephone, and receiving visitors
  • Taking messages, dealing with post, and other admin duties
(Good communication skills required for this placement)

Research and Information

Volunteers with relevant skills are sought to:

  • Gather information about Violence against women, from the Internet
  • Gather public sector official documents on Domestic Abuse
  • Monthly working on Expense sheet

Location:Cardiff

Development of Service Users Project

  • Teaching or assisting tutors to teach skills such as English, Computers, handicrafts, cooking etc to service users
  • Updating database using Excel and Access, and Admin duties including photocopying, collating training packs, and preparing files

Language Support

  • Updating the database using Excel
  • Monthly working on expenses sheets
  • Admin duties


Volunteers Application Pack

Please remember to download the Job Description and Person Specification for the vacancy you wish to a apply for

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