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Volunteering - V.I.P

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Everyone is a V.I.P in our book.

Volunteering is a really important part of our organisation, a chance to help us in supporting young people and for you to develop new and existing skills and meet new people. Volunteers have so much to offer and so much to gain. 

If you're interested in volunteering for us check out our current vacancies below.  Sometimes we advertise very specific roles but if you're flexible about your time, or can't see the right role for you, you can apply to be part of our Volunteer Pool and we'll get in touch when we need help.

Current Vacancies

We're currently recruiting for:

Activity Facilitators

Got skills?

Want to share them?

Whether you're a carpenter extraordinaire or a culinary whizz, this is the place for you..


Community Mentors

Can you provide stability, consistency, and be a positive adult role model for one of our young people?

                                          Can you make an ongoing weekly commitment for twelve months?

                                          Are you reliable, personable and willing to commit and share interests?

                                          If you can answer yes to all of these questions then read on...


Old Market OfficeCore Volunteers

Looking for experience in an office environment?

Want an insight into what goes on in the day to day running of a youth homelessness charity?

Become a core volunteer and help us work the behind-the-scenes magic.



Peer Supporters

Are you 18-25?

Want a chance to use your own experiences to help others?

Looking for a route into youth work?

Sometimes it's easier to talk to someone your own age who understands what you're going through. 

Money Tree Volunteers

Keen to help young people understand their contracts and sort out their personal budget?

Able to make a weekly committment for up to six months?

Interested in building skills in financial capability and 1:1 work?


Future 4 Me Board Member

Do you have lived experience of care or custody?

Want to support young people with experience of care and custody to shape and improve the services they need?

Our Future 4 Me Board helps to steer our Future 4 Me project and make sure young people are in the lead.


UASC Welcome Volunteer

Are you a good communicator, empathetic and non-judgemental?

Are you flexible and able to volunteer at short notice?

We are looking for volunteers to provide short term support to Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children as they find their feet and settle into their their new                                                 surroundings.

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