Volunteer Host

What You'll Do: 

• To provide clean, safe, basic overnight accommodation to the guest.
• To provide an evening meal and breakfast for the guest using the accommodation.
• To liaise with the Nightstop service team regarding their availability and to provide regular feedback after every placement.
• To attend initial training programme prior to undertaking role and attend periodic training during the course of the role.
• To attend training and support sessions where appropriate.
• To adhere to the terms of Nightstop North East policies currently in force and its Code of Practice.
• To contribute positively to the continuous development of the service/team.
• To observe clear professional boundaries in our relations with the young people we work with.

Why You'll Love It: 
The volunteer host will received £15  per night when a guest stays with them, and all genuine out-of-pocket expenses, are reimbursed. While volunteering with Nightstop, volunteers have full liability insurance cover. There are appreciation events to recognise the important contribution that volunteers make. Personal & professional development through training, support and ongoing evaluation. Contribute to a service that really does make a difference to the lives of young people. A 24hr on call system is in operation to allow access to advice and guidance for hosts.
What You'll Learn: 
The host will receive an induction training session and have ongoing training. The volunteer will also have access to all Nightstop North East training courses if appropriate. Contribute to a service that really does make a difference to the lives of young people.
What We're Looking For: 
We are looking for volunteer hosts who can offer their spare bedroom for a homeless person. The accommodation is provided one night initially but is reviewed on a night by night basis. Whilst the guest is staying with the host longer term appropriate accommodation is sought. Each young person using Nightstop is risk assessed.    You can visit our website to find out more information about Nightstop: www.nightstop.org.uk 
Summary
Volunteering
Community
Poverty
Crisis Support
Homelessness
Darlington
Durham
Hartlepool
Middlesbrough
Redcar and Cleveland
Stockton
0 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Interpersonal / Confidence
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