Remember you are not alone - domestic abuse can happen to anyone no matter your age, race, class, culture, disability, gender, sexuality or lifestyle.

To provide a safe and stimulating environment for women to meet, take part in activities if interested, share healthy food and socialise. Signpost to appropriate service as necessary


  • Help set up the dining room and meet and greet clients.
  • Encourage service user participation during Drop- in activities and consult with clients to plan activities they would like to take part in.
  • To empower service users.
  • Report any Safeguarding concerns.
  • Assist service-users who want to access the Legal and Shelter Clinic.  
  • Coordinate lunch and refreshments and assist other volunteers/staff with clearing up at the end of the drop in.

Qualities and Skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Awareness of Domestic abuse; a friendly, approachable, enthusiastic and sensitive manner.

Training and Supervision

  • A period of on-the-job training (shadowing) with The Pankhurst Drop in Volunteers and Volunteer Co-ordinator.
  • Domestic Abuse awareness training plus other training offered sporadically. Regular support in the form of group supervision on a monthly basis.

Reports to

  • Facilitator and Volunteer Development Coordinator

Hours of Work

  • Wednesday 11.30-2pm

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