Virtual Volunteer Visitor

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Why Volunteer?


Within this new way of working you will still be able to gain ‘hands on’ experience. You will be supported by a Volunteer Coordinator at all times. You will receive high quality training and have the opportunity to progress, working closely with and being mentored by our experienced STRIVE team. 

You may want to enhance your CV, learn about family dynamics, make new friends, learn more about domestic abuse work within Greater Manchester, enhance your studying or even need a placement whilst studying


Main Duties Include:

  • Volunteering for 2 ½ hours per week.
  • Working on zoom to offer the best support possible to clients.
  • Supporting families by signposting them to the relevant support services and agencies.
  • Working closely with the STRIVE Volunteer Coordinator

What is needed from you?

  • You are able to commit to 2 ½ hours a week. (ideally same time and same day each week)
  • Have your own device:  Phone, Laptop/tablet.
  • The device is able to access Zoom (has a camera and a microphone).
  • You have basic IT knowledge.
  • Successfully pass interview, training, police vetting and DBS

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Required Role

Virtual Volunteer Visitor

Key responsibilities

A virtual volunteer visitor volunteer will contact clients through zoom offering a face to face support service with them. These are clients who have previously been visited by the police, due to a standard domestic incident.

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  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practicality
  • Time Management
  • Self Management

Desirable Skills

  • Verbal Communication
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counselling
  • Non-judgemental
  • Positive attitude
  • Practicality
  • Teaching and training
  • Self Management

Skill to gain

  • Administration and Clerical
  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • IT, Computers and Web Skills
  • Listening
  • Literacy and copywriting
  • Mediation
  • Counselling
  • Negotiation and influencing
  • Being Adaptable
  • Non-judgemental
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Practicality
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Problem solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Reviewing and evaluation
  • Teaching and training
  • Team Work
  • Giving Feedback Sensitively
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Opportunity and Recognition
  • Self Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 15-01-2021

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To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up