Become a volunteer for Rye Mutual Aid

If you are wanting to become a volunteer then please follow these steps... It should be quick and reasonably painless and means such a great deal to those in need. You must be 18 or over to be a volunteer. Those self-isolating can be volunteers who only carry out over the phone support. 

Please advise your dispatcher of your situation.

ACCEPTANCE OF LIABILITY ( BELOW)

(*) Dispatch volunteers' phone numbers will be shared on our website and print materials alongside a first name only. Volunteer information will only be shared with the dispatch volunteers.

Rye Mutual Aid will only use your data for our own purposes and will not share with any third parties.

YOU WILL BE ASSIGNED A ZONE BASED ON YOUR LOCATION
YOU WILL BE ADDED TO A FACEBOOK GROUP OR WHATSAPP IN ORDER TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR TEAM
YOU WILL BE PROVIDED WITH ANY EQUIPMENT AND INFORMATION YOU NEED i.e. ID badge etc.
YOU'RE ALL SET TO HELP!
THANK YOU!

WHAT VOLUNTEERS NEED:

  • Communication streams with their zone's dispatchers

  • PPE- Gloves, mask & goggles and ID badge

  • Good understanding of the essential advice

  • If you wish to make note of your requests, then please contact your dispatcher for a copy of the tracker's template

WHAT DISPATCHERS NEED:

  • Communication streams with their zone's volunteers

  • Successful access to the Google sheet showing live list of volunteers

  • Good understanding of the essential advice

  • Successful access to the Google sheet showing request tracker - here you collate requests your volunteers have carried out

Car Insurance while volunteering:

As confirmed by The Association of British Insurers- If you are using your own car for voluntary purposes to transport medicines or groceries to support others who are impacted by Covid-19, your cover will not be affected. You do not need to contact your insurer to update your documents or extend your cover.

If you have any other questions regarding volunteering then please contact the central team.

Rye Mutual Aid is an unconstituted organisation of volunteers helping their community. We are not associated with nor endorsed by any business or political party.

General enquiries.
NOT for aid requests.

ryemutualaid@yahoo.com

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