How you can get involved
If you would like to become a Good Neighbour, you can do so by calling 01332 640000 to register your details directly or by completing this online form.
The Good Neighbour Newsletter
The Good Neighbour Newsletter is a way of celebrating all the hard work the Good Neighbours have done to support indivduals in need of food packages, food shopping, telephone befriending, and much more.
Volunteer Training Opportunities
In partnership with Derby College, Community Action is launching a new training package that you may find interesting and could support your voluntary role. The modules are 2 hours of guided learning each, and there are links to further learning if wanted. You can study in your own time and at your own pace. At the end of each module there are multiple choice quizzes that will assess your learning. On completion of each module you will receive a Derby College certificate.
What you can learn?
Food Hygiene and Food Allergens
This module gives the learner a great overview of all aspects food handling and different diets. This short course would be useful for volunteers who are shopping for people particularly it they need to buy foods that don’t have certain ingredients in them due to allergies.
Customer Service, Communication & Conflict Resolution
Brush up on your communication skills, gain an understanding of different attitudes and professionalism in volunteering.
Equality & Diversity and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Equality and diversity promotes equal opportunity for all – everyone has different needs and capabilities – not only essential information for volunteering but in life too. The GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – module deals with the importance of handling data and how it should be stored.
How to Enrol
Simply click on the link below to register and fill in your information, once your information has been processed you will be sent a workbook on the module you have chosen.
Application Start - Derby College (derby-college.ac.uk)
If you have any problems then please contact Sue Long on 01332 387465