Fulham Good Neighbours – Event Steward (Parsons Green Fair)

Details of Charity:

Fulham Good Neighbours support mainly older people, including those with dementia, with practical tasks at home such as basic DIY, gardening, and decorating. We do what any good neighbour would: collect medication, escort to appointments, accompany shopping and take care of pets to name a few of our free services.

We also run a dedicated befriending scheme, a Digital Inclusion project and a range of social clubs to help beat isolation and loneliness.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

You will assist people visiting the fair and help make sure that it is a safe and welcoming event for all attendees.

Tasks include:

  • Directing people
  • Dealing with lost children
  • Dealing with lost property
  • Collecting rubbish
  • Asking people to leave The Green if due to an emergency the fair needs to be closed down unexpectedly.

Time commitment:

You can choose between the following shifts on Saturday 7th July 2018:

  • 7:00-11:00
  • 10:30-14:30
  • 14:00-18:00


Parsons Green Park, Fulham, SW6

What training will be necessary and available:

  • An induction will take place on Monday 2nd July at 6PM, this will last less than an hour and you are expected to take part in it.
  • There will be another session, for those who are at work at that time or don’t live locally, on Saturday 7th July at 10AM.

Skills required:

  • A friendly and cheerful manner
  • Patience
  • Good listening skills
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Health & Safety Awareness

Additional benefits to the Volunteer:

  • Travel expenses will be provided, and we will reimburse your lunch costs up to £5
  • Participate in a fun and engaging day event
  • All hours will be recorded on your H.E.A.R – which goes on your permanent university record
  • Hours volunteered will contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which  may lead to an invite to the Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony at the end of the year.

Interested? Apply now!

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