Host Organisation: New Life Church Congleton

Community Volunteering Projects reaching out to local people, and providing much needed practical and emotional help and support.

Opportunity Interests: Families, Men, Older People (60+), People who are unemployed, People with Disabilities, People with Drug & Alcohol Issues, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Victims of Crime, Women
Type of Activity: Befriending, Construction / Odd Jobs, Gardening
Location: Congleton
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM, Wednesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM

Volunteering is a key part of everything we do here at New Life Church, it has positive benefits for the volunteer as well as the person and community served. Become part of something great and volunteer with us in:
* Garden Maintenance
* Household Maintenance
* Domestic Painting
* Household Clearance
* Domestic Cleaning
We also aim to provide most of the people we help in the community with on-going support and a be-friending service.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

Although no formal qualifications are required access to a vehicle/transport is desirable.
A 'can do' attitude and an open mind may also be useful.
New Life Church has open arms and a welcoming, informal and relaxed application process so please just get in touch.
DBS and Reference checks may be needed but are not required immediately.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: No
Do you pay expenses?: No
If yes, for what and at what rate?:
What support is available for the volunteer?:

We provide on-going support and the opportunity to access in-house training, counselling and in some cases 1:1 support.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

We have great links with Macclesfield College and in the past have ran courses on Basic Mental Health, Basic Food Hygiene, Basic First Aid and much more.