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Meet and Greet Volunteers

Open Road’s Head Office - Colchester, Essex


What do Head Office ‘Meet and Greet’ Volunteers do?

Support the running of Open Road’s Head Office (located in Colchester, Essex) as follows:

  • Being an important part of the Open Road team
  • Be based in the reception area to meet and greet visiting staff and external visitors
  • Ensure visitors are directed to their appointments
  • Make refreshments for visitors where required
  • Answer telephone enquiries
  • Receive and sign for packages
  • Admin support as required
  • Attending volunteer meetings and training

What skills are we looking for in a volunteer?

  • Relate to the issues and challenges faced by service users
  • Respect and understand the need for confidentiality
  • Be an effective communicator & demonstrate good interpersonal and listening skills
  • Identify and understand risk situations
  • Be willing to undertake training and continuing development
  • Be committed to the agreed hours allocated for the volunteer role

Where can I be a ‘Meet and Greet’ Volunteer?

Open Road Head Office in Colchester, Essex

How much time do ‘Meet and Greet’ Volunteers need to give?

A minimum of ½ day (or evening); up to a maximum of 3 days per week.

How do I contact the Open Road Volunteer Team?

For volunteer enquiries, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Head Office Volunteer Team on 01206 369782