Real Neighbours Wythenshawe

Volunteering Information

What is volunteering?

What is Real Neighbours Wythenshawe?

  • RNW is a network of volunteers and volunteering groups supported to varying degrees by Wythenshawe Community Housing Group.
  • Real Neighbours have a shared vision of making Wythenshawe a happier and healthier place to live.

Values and behaviours

Reliability

  • Arrive at your volunteering opportunity on time and well-prepared
  • If you need to cancel a volunteering appointment, please let us know as soon as possible so we can give the opportunity to another volunteer.

Respect for others

  • Treat all volunteers and community members fairly, regardless of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion.
  • Make others feel welcome and included in the group
  • Do not make anybody feel uncomfortable or unsafe.

Attitude and behaviour

  • Do your best to follow instructions and provide a good service
  • Do not use racist language or behave in a discriminatory manner.
  • Work well as a team and cooperate with other volunteers.

Confidentiality

  • Do not share another volunteer’s or community member’s personal information with others
  • Do not share sensitive information about another volunteer
  • If you are concerned about someone’s safety or wellbeing, speak with a WCHG staff member or the appropriate authorities.

Drug-free volunteering

  • You may not volunteer while under the influence of recreational drugs or alcohol
  • You may not possess or distribute recreational drugs or alcohol while volunteering

Fair volunteering

  • You may also not use your volunteering position to promote a political candidate, including yourself. If you become a political candidate while volunteering, we may ask you to leave your volunteering position.
  • The volunteering arrangement can be cancelled at any time by either party – there is no legally binding contract is in place.

Register as a volunteer

To register as a volunteer, please click here.

If you have any questions please contact Daniel Williams on 07410943055 or volunteer@wchg.org.uk