Support People towards work
"The hubs provide a holistic, relaxed approach in supporting people towards work."
The Employment Hubs focus on offering:
- practical advice with CV writing,
- help with searching and applying for work,
- support with online application forms,
- interview preparation,
- enhancing confidence and self-esteem through talking, motivation and encouragement.
Minimum 3 hour session, one morning (when you can), in one or more locations:
- Tuesday - Williton (weekly);
- Wednesday - Stogursey (every fortnight);
- Watchet - Thursday (weekly); Dulverton 1st Thursday (monthly),
- Minehead - Friday (weekly).
Talking to others,Counselling,Listening,Negotiating
About the hub
The hubs provide a friendly environment and team of volunteers, who enjoy helping people. You will meet new people and enhance existing skills gaining a worthwhile experience in supporting others.
The hubs always conduct the mornings over tea, coffee and biscuits as everyone always like a chat and social, this could be the only time people get to meet others in a positive environment with volunteers who create a good atmosphere with care and understanding.
Appropriate training will be provided and further support where necessary. The West Somerset Community hubs are led by the community for the community to provide a robust service to those who wish to access it.
The hubs provide a holistic, relaxed approach in supporting people towards work. The volunteer support consists of helping people with searching and applying for work, interview preparation, CV writing and most importantly supporting the building of confidence and self-esteem through talking, motivation and encouragement. There is also roles within the hub to meet and greet and provide refreshments to ensure people feel comfortable and made to feel welcome in a non judgmental environment.
This a very rewarding and satisfying activity. If you think you could be a volunteer and would be happy to work with us and support people in your local community towards building confidence and making positive steps towards work; you could be just the volunteer we value!