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Hospitality volunteer - Tabor House

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Hospitality volunteers support and help our guests to feel welcome at Tabor House, assisting in preparing food and drinks, preparing beds and cleaning. There are three shifts, evenings from 6:30pm – 10:15pm, overnight 10:00pm – 7:15am and mornings from 7:00am – 9:00am.

What does this role involve?

The team of volunteers:

  • Engage in supporting and helping our guests to feel welcome at Tabor House.
  • Assist in setting up and setting down of the venue, particularly making the beds and cleaning.
  • Assist in preparation of drinks and the meal in the venue’s kitchen area.
  • In the evenings and mornings, eat with guests and help to build a strong Tabor House community
  • Participate with guests in the activities and the chores at Tabor House.
  • Take responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of yourself and others during your shift.

What attributes and skills do I need?

You will have:

  • Experience in working face-to-face with people.
  • Some sensitivity to issues relating to homelessness, including mental health issues, drug and alcohol abuse (training/awareness will be provided).
  • Ability to respond calmly but quickly in an emergency.
  • Willingness to follow instructions from the shift leader and work as a team.
  • A heart for vulnerable and needy people, and a willingness to be challenged and changed.

What support and benefits will I receive?

  • Appropriate induction and training and support from shift leaders and staff.
  • Meet new people and work in a friendly, supportive environment.
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Valuable experience of volunteering that you can add to your CV.

To find out more, call Mairead Shaw on 07387 418318.

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