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Renew169 is in the centre of Towcester town and is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am to 3pm.  It is also open on a Monday evening from 7pm to 8.45pm. 

renew169 wellbeing cafe offers a place where it is OK to not be OK. It is a safe space in Towcester where people with emotional or mental health difficulties are welcomed. 

They are looking for someone to meet & greet visitors arriving at the door to the cafe who are either referred, or drop in on an informal basis, and make them feel welcome, offering tea's/coffees.  Also to provide a listening ear and chat to people, helping them feel welcomed and valued, (conversations should generally be social), and to join in activities with the guests.



Skills

Essential:

  • Empathy towards those who are struggling with their mental health.
  • Ability to listen well
  • Good communication skills

Desirable: 

  • Kowledge of adult mental health
  • Knowledge of the local area
  • Knowledge of safeguarding
  • Experience of voluntary sector
  • Experience of signposting to other organisations


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Evening Yes No No No No No No

Location

169 Watling Street West
Towcester
Northants
NN12 6BX

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Interests

  • Arts, Heritage and Entertainment
  • Mental Health
  • Older People
  • Religion

Activities

  • Practical Skills
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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