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Volunteer – Discovery College

About The Role
Help us to support some of the most vulnerable people in Doncaster as they progress from being homeless, to being supported towards independent living.

Doncaster Foyer is supported housing for young people aged 16-25 years.

Working hours can be negotiable and flexible. 

About the Role of Volunteer:
At saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation.

As a volunteer you will need to:

  • Get to know and build the trust of our clients
  • Help clients to live independently
  • Encourage participation in social and leisure programmes
  • Support residents with the practicalities of everyday living
  • Deliver Discovery college sessions in small groups, including cooking, baking, arts and crafts, well-being and any other skills or interests you can bring.


About The Candidate
A volunteer will instinctively share saha’s delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective.
You will need to:
  • Be a confident and capable communicator, not fazed by difficult situations
  • Be able to build trusting, professional relationships and have a high level of resilience.
  • Take an asset-based approach to empowering people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.
  • Have good knowledge or experience around supporting vulnerable people or groups.
  • Understand or learn about community resources and organisations that can help our clients




About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.
Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination.