Red box with Crisis written in white and to the right it says Together we will end homelessness.

Availability Details

Mondays once every 3 months 9.30am-4pm. We also welcome applicants who would be able to volunteer on an occasional basis.

Venue Address

City House, 3 City Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

54.971604186851, -1.6059511899948

Areas covered
Policies in place

DBS check required

Support and Training

Expenses Reimbursed

Other information

Age restrictions apply



An enhanced disclosure check is required.
Volunteers must be 18+

We are looking for an oral health practitioner to support our Health and Wellbeing days. 

As a Healthcare Volunteer, you will be using your professional experience to support our members at our Skylights to access healthcare, addressing some of the barriers experienced by people who are experiencing homelessness when they try to seek health services. You will use your professional experience to provide flexible advice and guidance, appointments and empower our members to feel confident in accessing services.

Skills needed

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who:
- Is experienced in the area or oral health.
- Has an understanding of health services and referral routes available in the local area.
- Is passionate about working towards an inclusive health system for those experiencing homelessness.
- Is empathetic and compassionate to the needs of those experiencing homelessness.
- Is able to communicate well with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds including those who have a range of needs (for example mental health and substance misuse) and who may have English as a second language.
- Is a good listener and patient.
- Understands the importance of keeping an individual’s personal information secure and private and working within the boundaries of the role to keep everyone safe.
- Is passionate about standing with Crisis and our members to end homelessness.

Benefits for the Volunteer

There is no feeling like knowing you have played a part in helping someone to end their homelessness and in this role, you will be helping individuals to access vital healthcare. 

You will be making a difference by helping them to feel better in their wellbeing, but also in building their confidence in accessing health services by providing a positive experience. 

You will be part of a team committed to ending homelessness and ensuring that not only do our members end their homelessness, but they have the skills to sustain it. 

You will also have the satisfaction of putting your

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