Poplar HARCA (Housing and Regeneration Community Association) is a Registered Social Landlord, managing around 9,000 housing units in Poplar. We run many community activities through our network of neighbourhood centres and work with a range of partners to deliver services to local residents. Our aim is to make Poplar a better place to live.

Love meeting new people? We're looking for a bingo caller for a small group of residents and help residents with this activity

Responsibilites will include:

  • Set up the room for the activity
  • Be responsible for calling out the numbers of all of the games at each session
  • Work with other group member to sell the books allocate prize money as required.
  • Communicate to Centre staff attendance figures etc
  • Promote the sessions with local outreach 

Requirements:

  • A fun and friendly disposition
  • A friendly and calm approach to interacting with others

When:

  • Available Wednesday's, 5-8pm

What can we offer?

  • You will have a full induction followed by ongoing support
  • You will have a named contact and opportunities for regular support sessions
  • You will be offered opportunities to attend training relevant to your role and to our work generally, including a chance to attend barista training with one of our partners
  • Volunteers who are unemployed will also be able to access training from our Employment and Training team on topics such as Awareness of Mental Health Problems, Business Administration and Customer Service. You will also be able to receive employability support including a CV review and help to apply for jobs.
  • You will receive agreed travel expenses, and can claim lunch expenses if you volunteer for more than six hours a day
  • We will provide you with an honest reference regardless of how long you are with us

All volunteers are required to complete an application form, attend an informal interview and give two referees’ details.

If successful your volunteer role will begin with a 1 month trial period.

Contacts

Victora Coakley

Victoria.coakley@poplarharca.co.uk

020 7515 6794

 

 

Sabiha Khanam

Volunteering Coordinator

0797 686 4217

0207 510 0576

Volunteer@poplarharca.co.uk

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