Volunteer with Ross CDT

Our grocery delivery volunteers in action

Ross Community Development Trust and Ross Good Neighbours need your help!

Current vacancies:

Helpline volunteer

What’s involved? Responding to messages left on our Helpline once a week or once a fortnight. Basic computer skills needed, plus a friendly mannner. DBS check required.

Time Commitment: Around  3-4 hours per week, plus initial training.
Befrienders

What’s involved? Befriending those who have become lonely and try to re-connect them with their interests and community. Working with GPs, social prescribers and other agencies. DBS check required.

Time Commitment: Around  3-4 hours per week, plus initial training.
Newsletter Deliverers

What’s involved? Deliver our Ross Neighbourhood News newsletter to between 100-300 letterboxes every three months.

Time Commitment About 1-3 hours every quarter.
Neighbourhood Buddy Patch Coordinator

What’s involved? You will be the first point of contact for Buddies on your patch, managing an email inbox and allocating buddies to tasks about 2-3 times per month. You will communicate news and information within your team. Full training will be given and a DBS check will be required, as well as initial and update training.

Time Commitment: Around  2-3 hours per week, plus initial training.
Social Media Volunteer

What’s involved? Work with the Communications Coordinator to help maintain and moderate Ross CDT’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Next Door, Instagram).

Time Commitment The time you will spend will vary from week to week, but around 3 hours on average.
Drivers
You will need to have a valid DBS certificate or be willing to be DBS checked for this role.

What’s involved? As part of our CLOVER project you will drive your adopted friend to attend a course or event anywhere in the HR9 area. Possibly attend the course or event with your adopted friend before the return journey.

Time Commitment: One morning or afternoon per week, ranging from one offs to blocks of six weeks at the same time each week.