Outreach and Engagement Volunteer

Working for Carers is a London-wide project that supports unpaid carers, aged 25 or over, to move closer to employment. We provide regular support for carers in Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, City, Islington, Lambeth, Lewisham or Southwark through 1-to-1 support, group workshops and access to employment, volunteering or training opportunities.

We are looking for an Outreach and Engagement Volunteer to work alongside our team to promote our service.

Main duties include:
* Distributing marketing material to strategic locations and partners throughout our target boroughs
* Phoning clients to arrange registrations and appointments
* Market research to identify external organisations with which we can work

Our ideal volunteer
You will be outgoing with good inter-personal skills and confident speaking to people from all walks of life. You will be approachable and confident, with strong influencing skills and an excellent telephone manner.

The hours are flexible, but ideally you would be able to commit to a minimum of one half day per week.

Location
This role will be based out of our office in Forest Hill, however will involve some travel to neighbouring boroughs as outlined above. Travel expenses will be covered by Working for Carers, as well as lunch expenses when working over 4 hours.

Carers Lewisham
Waldram Place
Forest Hill
London
SE23 2LB

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Carers Lewisham is a Carers Trust Network Partner and is accredited by Advice Quality Standard Mark.

We are funded by London Borough of Lewisham, NHS Lewisham (CCG), Children in Need, Donations and Legacies.

Registered Charity No: 1073592
Company Registered in England No: 3681548

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