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Huggard Homeless Centre - Social Club (Digital)

Who: Anyone aged 18+

Where: Digital

When: Tuesday Morning

Contacts: Eleri Cruchley-Jones

We're sorry, this project is not currently recruiting volunteers. You can see a list of our available projects here.

About the project

  • The Huggard Centre provide support to people who are sleeping rough in Cardiff;
  • SVC are working in partnership with Huggard to provide social and emotional enrichment to beneficiaries/clients at the centre.

Aim

  • This project is invaluable to beneficiaries as befriending improves perceptions of well-being, reduces stress and increases self-esteem and empowerment. 

Volunteer role

  • This project is an opportunity for volunteers to befriend and facilitate activities for beneficiaries digitally;
  • A group of volunteers facilitate a 1 hour Zoom session each week for beneficiaries at the centre on Tuesdays at 11am;
  •  Our wonderful volunteers have been running a range of activities such as karaoke, quiz and games.

Lead Volunteer role

  • Liaise with SVC, Huggard and volunteers;
  • Organise activities based on the ideas of beneficiaries;
  • Attend weekly sessions;
  • Monitor the project budget;
  • Take photos and videos for social media;
  • Host Social Club sessions over Zoom.

Please see Lead Volunteer Role in the gallery for more information.
 

Application process

  1. Complete SVC's volunteer application;
  2. Complete a short additional application form Informal interview (short listed applicants);
  3. Induction with SVC, Huggard and volunteers.

Please note: this is a digital opportunity and volunteers will not be visiting the Huggard Centre due to COVID-19.

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