Volunteering opportunities

We offer a range of volunteering roles across many of our services. The deadline for applications for current roles is 11 November 2019. We really value our volunteers. We'll give you support, training and a friendly working environment in return for your time, commitment and enthusiasm.

Home Improvement Agency Caseworker Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer to join our Home Improvements team to provide administrative support. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

• Providing administrative support to the HIA Caseworker
• Scanning and archiving key documents into computer drives for electronic use
• Liaising with SBHG clients
• Liaising with staff across the Assets Team
• Assisting with team with meeting objectives

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector. Volunteering days are flexible; the role requires a commitment of 1-2 days per week for a minimum of three months.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

Sheltered Scheme Care Assistant

We are looking for a care volunteer to join Elizabeth Barnes Court, our sheltered scheme in Fulham. Volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» To provide practical and emotional support to the residents, helping them stay independent

» To help with organising social activities and host Wednesday afternoon tea

» To help supervise Communal Area and other Communal areas to maintain a safe environment

» Learn Health and Safety Risk identification

» In certain circumstances help residents with running errands (picking up medicine, light shopping)

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector. The time commitment for this role is: minimum of six hours per week, between Monday and Friday - 10am - 5pm.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

 

Debt & Welfare Benefits Advice Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer to join our Debt & Welfare Benefits Advice team to provide administrative support. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» Scanning and archiving key documents into computer drives for electronic use.
» Liaising with SBHG clients.
» Liaising with staff across Housing Services.
» Assisting the team with meeting objectives

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector. Volunteering days are flexible; the role requires a commitment of 1-2 days per week for a minimum of three months.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

Shop Retail Assistant

Furnish requires friendly volunteers to join the team in their re-use shop located in Fulham. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» Assisting shop floor staff.
» Crafting eye-ctaching displays to appeal to potential customers. 
» Providing customers with a good level of customer service.
» Operating the till and dealing with various types of payment.
» Organising stock.

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team. The time commitment for this role is flexible, you will work Saturdays and/or Sundays for 4-8 hours.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

Telephone Befriending Network

We are looking for a volunteer to join our community investment team to provide opportunities for engagement amongst our vulnerable and 60+ customers. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» providing a telephone call for up to 30 minutes to SBHG residents when required. 
» Recording relevant information confidentially. 
» Liaising with SBHG residents. 
» Liaising with staff across Housing services.

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector. The time commitment for this role is: a minimum of four hours per week, between Monday and Friday - 10am - 5pm.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

Income Team Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer to join our income team to provide administrative support. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» Providing administrative support to the Income officers
» Scanning key documents into computer drives for electronic use
» Liaising with SBHG residents on the phone
» Archiving the relevant files across the services
» Data entry
» Liaising with the income team meet team to meet objectives

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector.  Volunteering days are flexible with a maximum of 6 hours per day.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

Private Lettings Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer to join our private lettings team to provide support and generally assist the private lettings team in delivering a variety of tasks/actions across the department to meet their objectives. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» To support team with various housing administration duties. 
» To assist the private lettings team in minimising costs and maximising income. 
» Working effectively as part of a team. 
» Option to shadow the team with visits and viewings.
» Opportunity to liaise with internal departments and external stakeholders including, landlords, tenants, contractors, councils as support to private lettings team.

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector. The time commitment for this role is: minimum of six hours per week, between Monday and Friday - 10am - 5pm.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

Office Admin Assistant

We are looking for a volunteer to join our Furnish team to provide administrative support. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» Call clients and complete online surveys.
» Call clients and book in deliveries.
» Data entry on Excel spreadsheets.
» Listen, record and respond to all voicemails.
» Complete stock takes.
» Scanning and archiving documents into computer drives.
» Liaising with staff across Housing Services.
» Assisting the team with meeting objectives. 

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector. Volunteering days are flexible; the role requires a commitment of 1-2 days per week for a minimum of three months.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.

Honey Day Gardener

We are looking for a volunteer to join our community investment team to provide support during our Honey Day programme. Successful volunteers will be encouraged to work as part of the team, and undertake the following duties:

» Clearing overgrown areas. 
» Garden maintenance – including weeding, hedge cutting, raking, dead heading, tidying and path maintenance. 
» To sweep paths and remove leaves whenever required. 
» Be able to maintain the ‘day to day’ garden maintenance work.

The volunteering role is great chance to develop valuable administration skills and gain experience working as part of a team within the housing sector. The time commitment for this role is only one day per week or one day per month.

To find out more about the role, download the job description here.