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Volunteering opportunity at My Home Life

My Home Life, 18 Sept 2013-1

The team at My Home Life in England are looking for a volunteer – could it be you?

We are looking for a volunteer interested in helping us to build and support the movement of people involved in taking forward our shared My Home Life vision of a world where all care homes for older people are great places to live, die, visit and work.

We carry out a broad range of activities that a volunteer could get involved in, but we’re particularly looking for support in our communications and events. This volunteering opportunity is part of our Social Action work stream, where we engage nationally and locally with care homes, the public, practitioners, and policy makers to take forward a shared vision for quality of life in care homes.

As a volunteer, you might be directly supporting relationships with our networks of care homes; developing resources and materials designed to share best practice; or organising events for stakeholders from care homes, members of the public, voluntary sector organisations, national level representatives and others.

We can be quite flexible about time commitment, but it would be helpful if you were available for some hours on two days a week (based on feedback from our previous volunteers). We are open to applications from people from all walks of life: from current students to retirees, and anyone in between. If you’re interested in some time developing your career plans and CV-building during your volunteering placement, we’d be happy to support that.

The placement is based in the School of Health Sciences at City University London. This is an unpaid voluntary position, though travel expenses from London Zones 1-6 can be covered on request.

To apply:

If you’ve had a look around this website (www.myhomelife.org.uk), like what you see and want to arrange a chat about this volunteering opportunity, call Jess Watson on jess.watson.1@city.ac.uk or on 020 7040 0260.

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