Accommodation Peer Support Volunteer

  • Location: Reading
  • Closing Date: 10/11/2023

It’s fantastic that you’d like to find out more about volunteering at St Mungo’s. As an Accommodation Peer Support volunteer you’ll be providing 1-2-1 support for client’s at varying stages in their recovery. This will involve developing a rapport and building trust, supporting and guiding through their recovery journey and helping to achieve short term and long term goals. You will also be supporting clients practically, including: supporting with inducting new clients, registering with a GP; liaising with benefit agencies; attending appointments and preparing individuals for move-on.

This role would also involve you to supporting staff in the project. This can be carrying out health and safety checks; help with packing client belongings as they move out and any other general support.

Please see all locations and the time commitments we are currently recruiting for in this role:

• Reading– Monday-Sunday, 4 hours, 1 day a week. * The services run 24/7 so there is flexibility within the services for when this is. To be discussed with services and volunteer.

The attached role description will give you more information on the type of tasks you’ll be undertaking in this role as well as the support you’ll get from us in return.

Recruitment for this role may be closed earlier depending on the volume of applications we receive.

Things to remember:

– Please look at the time commitments and locations required for this role and be sure you are able to commit. This role requires a 6 month commitment.

– A DBS check will be carried out for this role as it is a client-facing role.

– Please make sure you have read our Frequently Asked Questions here for new volunteer applicants


Role description