Volunteering

VolunteersAt Community Connexions our volunteers are highly valued as without them we would be unable to provide the breadth of services, or help as many people that we do. In return we offer a volunteering experience which allows our volunteers to share skills and develop new ones.

We offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities including;

  • Driving
  • Vehicle Valeting/Handy Person
  • Community Advocacy/Engagement
  • Marketing/Promotion
  • Event Management/Planning
  • Research/Development
  • Fundraising
    Admin
  • Internship/Student Placements
  • Trustee
  • Benefits of volunteering
  • Knowing you will be helping some of the most vulnerable members of our community
  • Gain experience
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain a sense of personal achievement
  • Meeting new people
  • The enjoyment of working as part of a team
  • Knowing you are giving something to your community Community Connexions commitment to our volunteers;
  • To find out more please contact Bev Hemming bev@communityconnexions.org.uk 01242 244635

Your volunteering commitment can fit around your life. You can volunteer at almost any time – we will match opportunities with your skills and the time you have available.

  • As an integral part of the team you will be invited to meetings and events
  • Provide training so that you are confident and competent to perform your role
  • To be supported and valued at all times
  • Your feedback will help to influence our work
  • Expenses will be paid
  • To have the opportunity to develop and learn whilst using your skills for the benefit of our service users
  • Work with you to ensure your volunteering experience is rewarding
  • Hear for yourself what our volunteers have to say:“I would definitely recommend Community Connexions as a place to volunteer as everyone is so friendly and welcoming and they play an important role in the community.”“I like to keep busy and being able to help others so as a volunteer driving and helping in the office I can do both of those things.”
  • “Happy to be of use.”
  • “I like driving and meeting people so my role as volunteer driver is ideal for me.”
  • “Working in the office helps me keep my computer skills up to date and I think my volunteering commitment helps people to stay independent and live in the their own homes.”
  • We have a wonderful team of volunteers – but we can never have enough!
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