Volunteering is a two-way thing, so whilst you are giving your time to us, we give you something in return. We provide you with quality training, the ability to gain experience and build new skills, and provide you with a role where you can really make a difference.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, we pay out of pocket expenses for travel and parking (parking up-to £8 per day).
We do have to remember that we are a charity and we have to demonstrate value for money so if public transport is available then we would urge people to use it.
- Observing experienced colleagues
- Through your mentor (another volunteer)
- In-house training courses
- External training courses facilitated by Citizens Advice and others
You are under no obligation to keep volunteering if you don’t like it. But it is always worth talking to us before stopping as we might be able to do something different.
We have a 'volunteer agreement' that explains the expectations on both sides. We also offer open days to ensure people know what they are getting into before committing.