Volunteer Role Description

Role title

Job Seeking Buddy

Role Purpose

The Hope Job Club is looking for people to join its team of volunteers to support and encourage local Jobseekers in their search for work

Role Description :

  • Meet with clients 1:1 to chat about their situation and help them set some realistic, achievable goals
  • Support them as they take manageable steps towards meeting those goals eg. Increasing their computer and employment skills, searching for and applying for jobs online
  • Signpost to other agencies which may be able to support clients in other areas of life
  • Encourage clients, help them to believe in themselves and thus improve their sense of wellbeing

Role reports to:

Project Manager


Jubilee Community Centre, Charlwoods Road, East Grinstead, RH19 2HL


Jubilee Community Centre, Charlwoods Road, East Grinstead, RH19 2HL


Friday afternoons 1 – 3 pm.
Or by arrangement at other times


  • Ability to commit to at least one session a month
  • A heart for helping people
  • The ability to listen and be sensitive to a client’s circumstances
  • Basic computer skills
  • No prior experience of volunteering necessary

What’s in it for you?:

  • Full induction and training to enable you to carry out your role
  • Increase your knowledge about current job-seeking opportunities and challenges
  • Opportunity to meet new people and enjoy being part of a team
  • Develop and enhance your own skill-set as you move in to possible new areas
  • Sense of making a significant difference in someone’s life, giving something back
  • A new addition to your CV
  • We are not currently able to reimburse volunteer expenses, but if this is a potential barrier to volunteering, let’s talk

Contact Us

Give us a call or fill in the form below and we will contact you. We endeavor to answer all inquiries within 24 hours on business days.