Become a Wellbeing Centre Volunteer

The Wellbeing Centre at UWC Atlantic is where students go when they are feeling unwell or for advice. The Wellbeing Centre Volunteer/s are required to drive students to hospital appointments, drop off and collect prescriptions and be a supportive presence for students who are poorly.

When:

Term time only, with hours being between 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Ideally candidates would volunteer for a minimum of 4 hours at a time.

Commitment:                                    

Regular, preferably a weekly commitment of 4+ hours

Duration:                                            

Term time only

Responsible to:                                 

Health Centre Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:             

Your duties will include: driving students to doctor’s or hospital appointments, drop off and collection of prescriptions and being a supportive presence for students who are poorly.                                                      

Requirements:                                  

  • Interest and enthusiasm in the work of the College, plus an ability to engage with colleagues and students
  • The ability to relate to and communicate with students
  • Compassionate and the ability to be calm and authoritative
  • Be able to take information from health professionals and relay it back to staff in the Wellbeing Centre
  • Driver’s license
  • The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to working with the students

What’s in it for you:                        

  • The opportunity to develop new and existing skills
  • Work as part of a team delivering a valued service to the UWC Atlantic community
  • Receive regular support
  • Insurance cover
  • DBS certificate

What we expect from you:           

  • To represent UWC Atlantic in a professional manner
  • To perform your volunteering role to the best of your ability including being punctual and reliable
  • To adhere to the policies and procedures of UWC Atlantic
  • To provide two references as part of the application process          

Training:                                              

  • We will provide all required training

Apply:                                              

To apply to become a Wellbeing Centre Volunteer, please complete the below application form and return to sarah.littlewood@atlanticcollege.org

Application Form
UWC Atlantic Safeguarding and Respectful Community Policy

For any queries please call 01446 799 077. 

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