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Volunteering Opportunity: VO96198

  • Casework Volunteer
    with Royal Air Forces Association.

    Created/last updated: 27/03/2024

    About this opportunity:The RAF Association is a member-led, welfare charity that exists to ensure that all members of the RAF community are supported, when they require it
     •  The caseworker's role is at the heart of this charity objective and volunteers undertaking this role will be helping us to deliver this support to the RAF community
     •  The role is about supporting and listening to an individual and assessing their needs - this can include anything from helping them to complete a form, applying for funding for a wet-room or new white goods
     •  Caseworkers may also need to gather complex information and ask questions regarding finances and health conditions
     •  You would be required to provide clear and precise information on these topics
     •  A RAF or forces background is not essential, and we welcome applications from all areas of the community
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The Association offers a 2-day tutor-led training course, upon completion of the training course the volunteer will achieve a Level 2 Information and Advice qualification accredited through the AIM Qualification and Assessment Group. Further/refresher training is also available.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses discussed on individual basis for face to face meetings

    Experience required:Patience and Empathy Capability of working with a wide variety of people Good listener Ability to maintain boundaries Reliability Good IT skills Confidentiality

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity is home based but access to a vehicle would be useful, as the volunteer my be required to conduct a home visit.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.