We deliver projects to provide Emergency Accommodation, Support & Learning to ages 16-35 years old

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Volunteer Roles:

Emergency Accommodation Host

Emergency accommodation hosts provide young people with a safe place to stay, for one night at a time. Hosts must be willing to have a DBS check, funded by Nightstop and able to provide a private bedroom, meals, washing and laundry facilities. The time commitment is completely flexible; hosts tell us when they are available to accommodate a young person. Hosts are supported via a 24 hour on call service when accommodating a young person. Full training and ongoing support is provided and expenses are paid. To apply for this role or for further information please contact sholtom@redditchnightstop.co.uk

Supported Lodgings Host

Supported Lodgings hosts provide young people with longer term accommodation, usually for around 6 to 12 months. This can be variable depending on the young person’s needs. Hosts must be willing to have a DBS check, funded by Nightstop and able to provide a private bedroom, meals, washing and laundry facilities. Young people are given a licence agreement and a key to the property. Full training and ongoing support is provided and a weekly payment is paid to the host. To apply for this role or for further information please contact sholtom@ redditchnightstop.co.uk

Volunteer Driver

Drivers will transport the young person from the Nightstop office to the host home and introduce them to the host. Occasionally drivers might be asked to take or collect young people to other essential appointments, or to assist them to travel to college or work. Drivers must be willing to have a DBS check, funded by Nightstop. Expenses are paid. To apply for this role or for further information please contact sholtom@ redditchnightstop.co.uk

Social Media

Social media volunteers will promote, develop and maintain our online presence in order to maximize our impact and to promote ourselves as widely as possible to the local community. The ability to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram is essential. Key tasks will include maintaining a regular presence on social media, sharing news, promoting activities, events and achievements to a wide audience. Volunteers must be willing to have a DBS check, funded by Nightstop. Expenses are paid. To apply for this role or for further information please contact sholtom@redditchnightstop.co.uk

Volunteer Fundraiser

Volunteer fundraisers will support our Volunteer Coordinator to raise essential finds for Redditch Nightstop. Under the guidance of the volunteer coordinator tasks may include helping to organise local fundraising events such as bag packs, quiz nights, sleep-outs, music events, collections and school events such as non-uniform days. Volunteers may also support members of the public with their own fundraising events such as cake sales, sponsored events such as runs, bike rides. Volunteers will contribute to newsletters and will seek publicity opportunities within the local media. Volunteers must be willing to have a DBS check, funded by Nightstop. Expenses are paid. To apply for this role or for further information please contact sholtom@redditchnightstop.co.uk

Volunteer shop assistant

Produce shop assistants will work in the Redditch Nightstop vegetable shop and undertake a variety of tasks including stocktaking, stock rotation, waste control, date checking. They will follow health and safety regulations, and deal with customers including cash handling, housekeeping. Volunteers must be willing to have a DBS check, funded by Nightstop. To apply for this role or for further information please contact sholtom@redditchnightstop.co.uk

Volunteer Befriender

Befrienders will play a key role in engaging with clients, aged 16 and over, to provide supportive relationships that will enable vulnerable adults to build up their self-esteem, confidence, skills and abilities to achieve their goals and move forward in a positive manner. Befrienders must be willing to have a DBS check, funded by Nightstop. Expenses are paid. To apply for this role or for further information please contact sholtom@ redditchnightstop.co.uk

Training and support:

Full training is given over two sessions to ensure volunteers are ready to begin their role. Ongoing support is provided by our volunteer coordinator. We also hold quarterly social and training events with other volunteers and hosts. Expenses are paid whilst in your volunteer role.

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“I needed somewhere that I can go back to without worrying about where I’m going to go next…