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South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA)

South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) logo

Our mission is to help people settle, live well and realise their potential.

Community Responder (picking up prescriptions and shopping)

This opportunity takes place between 13 Apr 2020 and 31 Jul 2020. Applications closed on 29 May.

As a Community Responder you will help our customers and schemes during Covid 19, by safely picking up and delivering customers prescriptions (with permission from SYHA staff) to customers’ homes or schemes, or doing shopping and safely deliver it to customers’ homes (money handling possibly needed)

Requirements: Able to provide DBS check

Volunteer to read Covid-19 delivering supplies to homes document

Willing to carry out phone training provided by a member of the Volunteering team

Full UK Driving Licence

Able to provide MOT and insurance details


Look at the SYHA volunteering website:

What skills do I need?

Ability to help SYHA customers during Covid 19

What will I gain?

Experience with SYHA keyworkers and in various schemes helping volunerable people

Training and support

All essential training will be provided by SYHA over the phone

Time commitment

Whatever time you can give!







DBS (criminal records) check



Various locations over South Yorkshire
  • CausesFoodbanks and food poverty, Older people
  • FrequencyFlexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Monday evening, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Wednesday evening, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday morning, Friday afternoon, Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon, Sunday evening
  • Skills and InterestsDriving, Hands-on tasks

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