Friquent Ask Questions?

VOLUNTEERS FAQ'S

1:Do you have volunteering opportunities in my local area?

A) All our current volunteer roles are listed online. see online for our current opportunities to apply...click botton.

If you have any questions before you apply for a specific role,you cacontact our team on info@widowsempowerment.com

2:Are there any roles available,if i dont want to directly support widows,such as befriending?

A) Yes-Apart from befriending roles,volunteers also carry out vital roles supporting our team in  administration,fundraising event,building awareness in communities & fundraising/ marketing.find out more about our range of volunteering roles

3: Do you offer counselling work experience opportunities?

A) We offer lots of services to client including emotional social & practicle support.We do not offer counselling services for now to widows.

we offer work experience place and may be able to considering student studing placement of Six months or more.

What sort of training is available for volunteers and what does the training involve?

A) volunteers who work in roles directly supporting widows in their homes will have to complete training on befriending on how to support widows on the journey of grieving.

Weare setting up an elearning website.


DO I HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO VOLUNTEERS

Our volunteers are normaly ask to commit a minimum of 2 hoursper week for a minimum of 6months.

Do i need to be able to drive to volunteer at the widows empowerment ?

Ans:No- we ask weather you can drive on our volunteer role as roles may require you to visit widows and also to plan which client you may be able to visit.We also help client that have mobility issue to gain access to workshop activities every Tuesdays & Thursdays.However if you don't drive or do not let that put you off applying.

we support as the case may be with volunteer trasports up to £4:50


What does eligibility to volunteer in the uk means?

we welcome volunteers from outside the uk,however some visas may not permit volunteering in the uk or are unclear if you are unsure what your visa permits,we recommend you contact the uk boarder agency to checkso that volunteering with us,does not breach your condition of your stay here in the uk

I would like to volunteer,yes you can if your application is successful,you will be invited to an interview either on the phone,in our office on one to one of in group basis.All depend on the role you are applying for.you can either start your volunteering pathway once your reference check have been completed and if is a role that needs DBS check then we will have to wait for the check to be complerd as well.


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