group of Peabody volunteers

Get great experience, improve your skills and help make your community a better place by volunteering a few hours of your time with Peabody!

We work with volunteers from all backgrounds. Here are our current volunteer opportunities:

Role

Location

Closing date

Community Safety and Support Assistant London, SE17 27 Jan 17
Literacy Bookworm Various 27 Jan 17
Net worx IT Tutors Various 27 Jan 17
Volunteer Outreach Assistant London, SE17 27 Jan 17
Wardens Team Support Assistant London, SE17 27 Jan 17

 

Community Safety and Support Assistant

Our Community Safety Team is looking for a proactive admin assistant to support their warden’s team.

Activities: This role involves volunteering within the Community Safety & Support Team.  As a volunteer you will be involved in the administration work that goes on behind the scenes and be trained on the internal processes and procedures. 

You will work closely with the Community Safety Administrator (CSA). You will also have the opportunity to engage with residents with varying support needs and have the opportunity to visits some of Peabody’s estates.

Requirements: Basic knowledge of social housing, organised, punctual, friendly, basic IT skills, approachable and patient with good listening skills, good telephone skills and a willingness to learn.

Location: Walworth Road, London SE17 1JL

Hours: You will be required for 3 days a week between 9am till 5pm. The placement will last for a minimum of 3 months but can be extended to 6 months by agreement with manager and volunteer.

More information: Contact Michelle Lewis at Michelle.Lewis@peabody.org.uk

To apply: Complete the registration form quoting 'Community Safety and Support Assistant' in the role title.

Closing date: 12noon on Fri 27 January 2017


Literacy Bookworm

Activities: As a Bookworm, you will meet families and assist at the literacy sessions through arts & crafts, storytelling and other fun activities. You will also deliver outreach in communities to promote the importance of reading and assist the Project Coordinator with recording families’ progress.

Requirements: You should be punctual & reliable with the ability to be understanding and sensitive as well as being confident in reading and writing. Show an interest in working with young children and have good organisational skills, commitment to work with three families and have a willingness to learn.

Location: Peabody Estates within Hackney, Chingford & Thamesmead 

Hours: Volunteers will be required for a minimum of 1 day (3 hours) a week for a 6 week period. Hours are flexible and negotiable to suit the volunteer and the projects. Each Book Club session will last two hours and the volunteer will dedicate at least this plus preparation and monitoring/reporting time per week.

More information: Contact Michelle Lewis at Michelle.Lewis@peabody.org.uk

To applyComplete the registration form quoting "Literacy Bookworm" in the role title.

Closing date: 12noon on Fri 27 January 2017


Net worx IT Tutors

Our Community Investment Team is looking for IT Tutors to work with older people who are interested in learning computer and internet skills.

Activities: This role involves helping older people and other service users/ learners to find out about IT services within their community. You will provide information about the project in the community, organise events and take part in forums that will help promote the project. You will also plan and run training workshops to older people.

Requirements: Be organised, punctual, friendly, basic IT skills, approachable and patient, with good listening skills, a willingness to learn, an ability to respect others and respect confidentiality.

Location: Various locations across Peabody
Hours: Volunteers will be required for up to 3 hours a week for one day a week. The placement will require a minimum commitment of 12 weeks.

Hours: Volunteers will be required for a minimum of 2 days a week. The placement will last for 3 months. Hours are flexible and negotiable to suit the volunteer.

More information: Contact Michelle Lewis at Michelle.Lewis@peabody.org.uk

To apply: Complete the registration form quoting 'Net worx IT Tutors' in the role title.

Closing date: 12noon on Fri 27 January 2017


Volunteer Outreach Assistant

Our Community Development Team is looking for someone who is proactive to support their Community Development Outreach Team.

Activities: This role involves helping staff with outreach prior to door knocking, supporting residents to complete registration forms on the doorstep as well as supporting the outreach team with administrative tasks such as excel worksheets, database, research social mapping and call backs to residents.

Requirements: Be organised, punctual, friendly, basic IT skills, approachable and patient, with good listening skills, good telephone skills and a willingness to learn, an awareness of the difficulties faced by those who are socially isolated and vulnerable and/or have special needs.

Location: 116 – 118 Walworth Road, London SE17 1JY

Hours: Volunteers will be required for 1-2 days a week between 10am – 3pm. The placement could be for a minimum of 3 months. Hours are flexible in agreement with team.

More information: Contact Michelle Lewis at Michelle.Lewis@peabody.org.uk

To apply: Complete the registration form quoting 'Volunteer Outreach Assistant' in the role title.

Closing date: 12noon on Fri 27 January 2017


Wardens Team Support Assistant

Our Community Safety Team is looking for a proactive admin assistant to support their warden’s team.
Activities: This role involves volunteering with the Wardens team. As a volunteer you will be involved in the administrative work that goes on behind the scenes and be trained on the internal processes and procedures. You will work closely with the Wardens Team Leader. 

Requirements: Be organised, punctual, friendly, basic IT skills, approachable and patient, good listening skills, good telephone skills and a willingness to learn.

Location: Peabody Office, Walworth Road, 116 -118 Walworth Road, London SE17 1JL

Hours: You will be required for 3 days a week between 9am till 5pm. The placement will last for a minimum of 3 months but can be extended to 6 months by agreement with manager and volunteer. 

More information: Contact Michelle Lewis at Michelle.Lewis@peabody.org.uk

To apply: Complete the registration form quoting "Wardens Team Support Assistant" in the role title. 

Closing date: 12noon on Fri 27 January 2017