As an Emerging Futures volunteer Recovery Coach you will support individuals to transition in to the community from structured treatment, detox, residential rehabilitation and prison on behalf of Emerging Futures (EF) CIC. A 5 day Recovery Coach training will be provided to yourself before you start your volunteering role. Once you have completed work experience on one of our projects, you will be a fully-accredited OCN (LASER) coach.
The role of a Recovery Coach involves assisting individuals to access all manner of opportunities that exist within the local community to enhance their ongoing recovery. You will identify recovery assets and resources within the wider community and support the development of self-sustaining community groups. As part of the role you will be required to promote wellbeing and active citizenship; using your unique skills and experience to support others. You will develop and assist in sustaining support networks across the locality as well as promote and support the involvement of families in services, aftercare, mutual aid and recovery communities as per the ethos of Emerging Futures CIC.
You will contribute to the service to ensure that service users receive high quality services that adhere to the best practice guidelines, policies and ethos of Emerging Futures. You will be responsible for contributing to the overall performance of the service to ensure that positive outcomes are achieved through working in an asset-based, collaborative and pro-active manner.
You will promote various options and routes into community based mutual aid and/or community reintegration through adult education, volunteering opportunities, employment, social enterprises and community activities.