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Volunteers Week – Our Volunteer Opportunities

04.06.18 | News


To launch #VolunteersWeek (1-7 June) Survivors Manchester is delighted to be able to announce the creation of a number of new volunteering opportunities! Over the past 10 years, we have seen more and more boys and men stepping forward and breaking their silence by asking for support and in response, we have developed a range of services to help.
These new positions within the organisation will help us continue to deliver quality assured services that male survivors want. We actively encourage applications from survivors and those that have used our services.
Expert Advisory Panel Member (x6)
Hours:
7.5 hours per month (8 meetings per year)
Expenses: Travel Expenses Reimbursed
Benefits: Opportunity to access training; CV developmnet

  • To provide ‘expert by experience’ feedback to the organisation that will support the continuous development of services.
  • To support the organisation in its mission to delivery quality assured support.
  • To provide those that use the service with a ‘peer’ continuous feedback mechanism.
  • To provide support and to engage in the promotion of services to those in need.
  • To challenge the myths and stereotypes that keep many male identified victims/survivors of sexual violence silent.
  • To break the silence of the sexual violence committed against male identified people.

Expert Advisory Panel Member – Role Description
Peer Support Volunteer (x4) – The Safe Room
Hours:
4 hours per week
Expenses: Travel Expenses Reimbursed
Benefits: Opportunity to access training; Volunteer Clinical Support

  • To support the ongoing shared hosting of our peer-support group, The Safe Room.
  • To provide the organistion with The Safe Room basic administration.
  • To challenge the myths and stereotypes that keep many male identified victims/survivors of sexual violence silent.
  • To break the silence of the sexual violence committed against male identified people.

Peer Support Vol (The Safe Room) – Role Description
Peer Support Volunteer (x2) – Drop In
Hours:
5 hours per week
Expenses: Travel Expenses Reimbursed
Benefits: Opportunity to access training; Volunteer Clinical Support

  • To support the facilitation of our Drop In service.
  • To provide the Client Services Lead with support of basic Drop In administration duties.
  • To challenge the myths and stereotypes that keep many male identified victims/survivors of sexual violence silent.
  • To break the silence of the sexual violence committed against male identified people.

Peer Support Vol (Drop In) – Role Description
We are actively encouraging applications from male survivors of sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation who feel able to work with peers to deliver an important part of our service, actively promoting a healing process.
These posts will include working evenings and some weekends, when required.
The successful applicants will benefit from working with a warm, friendly and supportive team and will undertake challenging and incredibly rewarding therapeutic work with our brave and inspiring service users. We work hard to ensure that all survivors engaged in supporting service delivery have the right training and ongoing support.
Please submit applications and a covering letter telling us why you would like this role to admin@survivorsmanchester.org.uk.
APPLICATION PACK
Application Form
Diversity Monitoring Form
Consent to Check Form
For an informal chat about the role, please give Chris Whitehead-Baines a call on 0161 236 2182

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