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Recovery Support Volunteer

Posted for Bridge Substance Misuse Programme

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The role of the Volunteer Recovery Support Volunteer is to provide assistance to the Recovery Team.

As part of their role, Recovery Support Volunteers may be required to:

● Help to coordinate activities

● Help to make members feel welcome and comfortable

● Induct new members into the service

● Assist Recovery Workers with telephone calls and admin

● Provide support to members in activities

● Provide cover for reception, admin, cleaning or the café

● Encourage members to attend activities

● Facilitate groups

● Signpost to relevant staff and services

● Undertake any other task/ duties as may be reasonably required, within the volunteer’s capabilities

Due to the nature of our work, volunteers will be required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement - no information relating to any members or files may be disclosed to third parties without the consent of both the Member and Bridge SMP.


● Friendly and approachable

● Good interpersonal skills

● Good organisational skills

● Computer literacy

● Good communication skills

● Attention to detail

● Able and willing to work as part of a team and also be able to work independently

● Flexible


  • Age restrictions
    Over 18
  • 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


This opportunity is available Countywide.

When do I need to be available?

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

Availability Details

We are looking for volunteers to help at our Northampton site on any day Monday - Friday.

We are looking for a volunteer to help at our Corby site on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Register your Interest


  • Substance Misuses and Addiction


  • Administration and Office
  • Advice and Information
  • General Helping
  • Support and Information

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