|Organisation:||We Are With You|
|Location:||35 Boulevard, Weston super Mare, BS23 1PE|
Volunteering begins with a short training programme. Hours are flexible, but we do recommend a minimum commitment of three hours or more on a regular basis in order that you get the most from the opportunity.. Please discuss your availability with us.
Do you have a warm and welcoming personality? Do you have basic admin and IT skills? Would you like to come and volunteer your time, skills and passion to support our Reception area?
Main tasks include:
Direct visitors to where they need to go
Putting your IT skills to good use
You will be helping We Are With You to help people improve their lives in ways they never thought possible. Training and supervision is provided.
We Are With You (formerly Addaction) support people in North Somerset with a drug or alcohol issues, as well as their families and carers.
We Provide a range of confidential & non-judgmental services including:
Professional treatment for alcohol issues
Programmes for all drugs including over the counter & prescription medication issues
Community detox and prescribing services for opiate dependence
BBV testing and vaccinations
Specialist programs for Women, Community Detox, Family and Concerned Others, Veterans and Peer-led Groups.
Practical help with issues such as signposting people re housing
Peer support groups and volunteering opportunities
Your personal qualities should include:
Volunteers of all ages (18+) and backgrounds are welcome and are valued as much for their life experiences as for the qualifications they may hold.
We welcome those who may have come through treatment themselves and could use their personal experience for the benefit of others.
If applicable, applicants must be six months out of treatment and substance free.
A placement where you will gain skills, experience and knowledge
A comprehensive training programme
Opportunity to take a range of qualifications
Supervision, regular reviews and on-going support
All placements bring you into contact with issues surrounding substance misuse
Application form, Informal discussion, References, Trial Period, DBS Check, Interview