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This volunteer role involves working at HMP Lewes visits new visitors’ centre, greeting families, serving refreshments, listening to their concerns and offering advice and signposting to different agencies as necessary. Volunteers will need to be friendly and tactful, recognising the fact that visits can be an emotional time for families.

This volunteer role involves working at HMP Lewes visits new visitors’ centre, greeting families, serving refreshments, listening to their concerns and offering advice and signposting to different agencies as necessary. Volunteers will need to be friendly and tactful, recognising the fact that visits can be an emotional time for families.

What skills do I need?

• Good interpersonal skills  with the ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to work with a wide variety of people including prison staff and visitors
• Understanding of the benefits of positive family relationships
• Understanding of and commitment to equality and diversity
• Ability to work effectively with a minimum of supervision and as part of a team
• Good organisational skills

Interests

  • No Specific Interest

Activities

  • No specific activites

Details

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When can I volunteer?

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Volunteers will need to commit to at least one session a fortnight (though one session a week would be preferable). Sessions are 1.50 – 4.00 from Monday to Thursday and on weekends; and from 9.00 -11:15 on Fridays. We are particularly looking for volunteers to support the Friday and weekend sessions.

Location

HMP Lewes

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