Community Champion

Sussex Nightstop

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If you're a sociable person with limited time, but you'd like to join our community response to youth homelessness, this is the perfect role for you! Also a great way to connect more with your community.

As a small, community-orientated charity, with our funding focused on service delivery, we need help from sociable people to raise our profile throughout Brighton & Hove’s (and surrounding areas) many communities. Residents are ideally placed to connect with local public places, groups, events and businesses.

Our community champions help us to create and maintain a presence in each community.

We are ideally seeking a minimum commitment of one year to the Community Champion role to allow for training, settling in and continuity. Hours are flexible and controlled by the volunteer.


Skills

We welcome anyone with a desire to help and the drive to make a difference. All you need is:

  •  Good communication skills – a ‘people person’.
  •  A pragmatic, adaptable approach, to make the most of opportunities and to spend time. where it will achieve the best outcomes.
  •  A commitment to the values and principles of diversity, equality and inclusion and ability to volunteer within Sussex Nightstop’s policies in this area.
  •  Ability to log and report activity as guided by Nightstop document templates.

Benefits

This is a rewarding role that will benefit you with:

  • Involvement in a vital community project that helps to prevent homelessness in our city.
  • Access to our training program through which you can (if you wish) acquire additional knowledge and skills in areas such as safeguarding, equal opportunities and diversity, communication, behaviour and attachment. 
  • The opportunity to meet a wide and diverse range of people and through this to broaden your life perspective through an increased understanding and knowledge of the issues facing vulnerable people.

Practical Considerations

Flexible hours, 6-8 hours per month at times that suits you.

When do I need to be available?

Details Volunteering when it fits in with your life.
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
    18+
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training