Acitvities Volunteer (Family Based Project)

Closing date is: 
25 Sep 2017
Ready for a challenge? Ready to have an impact? Join our Volunteering Team as an Activities Volunteer and make a difference.
Acitvities Volunteer (Family Based Project)

About Simon Communtiy NI

Simon Community NI is Northern Ireland’s leading homeless charity. We work without judgement to support people who are experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, homelessness. We annnually support over 3,000 people across our 22 sites.

Our vision is a world without homelessness. We exist to help those in need, and we can continue our work thanks to the generosity of people who support our belief that homelessness should not exist in Northern Ireland.

Volunteering with Simon Community NI

At Simon Community NI, we are passionate about inspiring individuals to join our team and support us in seeing homelessness ended. We recognise the significant and integral role our volunteers have in enabling us to ahcieve our vision and mission.

We believe that volunteers in their diversity of age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and race contribute a unique perspective to our work through their own expertise and experience. In return, we offer volunteers an invaluable and rewarding experience that is sure to remain with them a lifetime.

At Simon Communtiy NI, we take our responsibilities towards our volunteers seriously and provide ongoing support, further training opportunities and recognition for their dedication and commitment.

The Role

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our volunteering team. If you are passionate about ending homelessness and committed to making a difference, you could be one of our next Activities Volunteers.

Based at our specialised and dedicated Family Accomodation site in Belfast, you will be responsible for delivering a range of activity programmes which encourages participation and social interaction among families living in the project. This could range from organising arts and crafts activities for children, group cooking sessions, or storytelling. As one of our Activities Volunteers, you will have the opportunity to form positive relationships with families and support them in building confidence and developng new skills.

Five great reasons to join the Simon Community NI team:

  1. Be part of a team dedicated to ending homelessness.
  2. Get any necessary training you need before beginning your role.
  3. Learn new skills, build up your CV and advance your career.
  4. On-going support and opportunities for further training and development.
  5. Out of pocket expenses, including your travel expenses will be covered.

For further information on the role and how to apply, please download the role description attached.

Keen to find out more? 

If you would like to find out more information for this role, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Rebekah McDonald for an informal discussion on or 02890 232882.

Alternatively, you can download and completed the attached application form and monitoring form and return to:

Volunteering, Simon Community NI, 25-27 Franklin Street, Belfast, BT2 8DS

Closing date for applications is Monday 25th September at 4.00pm.

We look forward to hearing from you.