Volunteering Opportunity: Able2Enable Support Coach with Communities 1st

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Able2enable takes a holistic approach to support individuals to develop key life skills, improve wellbeing and increase employability skills. We encourage individuals to grow within their capabilities by providing them with coaching and wellbeing support, training opportunities and supported volunteering placements.  

We offer each individual a tailored approach that explores the areas for personal development that the individual would like to focus on. This could include building confidence, developing self-esteem, communication skills, employability skills.  

Through the Able2Enable project, we aim to: 

Improve wellbeing.  

Develop Confidence and Self-Esteem 

Inspire and enable anybody to volunteer and take an active role in their community. 

Help individuals to develop their skills and enhance their potential. 

Promote volunteering as an activity for everybody. 

Help individuals to develop clear goals. 

Encourage individuals to gain skills to get closer to the workplace. 

Opportunity Type: Long-term Commitment

District: Broxbourne, East Herts, Hertsmere, St Albans

Location: From your office, Indoor

Time of day: Weekday Mornings, Weekday Afternoons

Practical Considerations: Volunteer expenses and mileage can be paid.

Requirements: Will require a criminal record check (DBS)

Suitable for: 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over, University students

Suitable for volunteers interested in: Addiction & Substance Misuse, Education & Training (adults), Education & Training (young people), Health and Wellbeing, Isolation & Loneliness, Mental Health, Unemployment & Worklessness, Voluntary & Community Action

Does this opportunity provide wheelchair access?: No

Full Description:
What will you be doing?

As an Able2enable Support Coach you will be helping with the following: -
Assisting clients in face-to-face meetings supporting them to build confidence and set goals.
Helping them job search or search for volunteering opportunities with them and then support them to apply
Supporting them to develop self-esteem and resilience through worksheets
Working alongside the Lead to ensure that clients are respected and supported.
Helping to coordinate appointments.
Managing your own caseload of clients.

What are we looking for?

Someone with empathy and kindness.
Someone who likes to help motivate others.
Someone who can manage a small case load.
Able to commit to a minimum of 3 hours a week.
Able to use basic Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to communicate with a range of people.
All Training will be provided.