Volunteer with us
Volunteering is a very rewarding experience and an invaluable resource to our Trust.
You can gain so much when you volunteer with us. Not only will you be doing something really worthwhile, you will also meet new people and gain valuable experience. Our volunteers are key to supporting the delivery of high quality care and offer an added dimension to the services we provide.
Volunteers bring time, energy, life experience and commitment. Their contribution has significant value and makes a real difference to individuals, the communities where we live and society overall.
The free time that our volunteers willingly give, helps support the delivery of our services and has never been more important. Their contributions help promote hope, recovery and social inclusion.
“I find having a volunteer in the workplace is vital as it supports clients, work colleagues and carers. I hope our volunteers enjoy all aspects of volunteering.” ²gether staff member.
“I feel it is most worthwhile to support the Trust, to support the people involved, however they are involved.” ²gether volunteer.
Volunteering can help you to:
- meet new people
- gain new skills and experience
- improve your job prospects
- increase your confidence
- be an active member of your community
Who can volunteer?
Volunteers need to be over 18 to apply. We are keen to encourage individuals from all backgrounds, abilities and cultures.
How much time do I need to commit?
All volunteer roles have a role description which details commitment requirements. As there is a lot of work involved in setting up and training our volunteers, we look for individuals who can make a long term commitment.
What does a volunteer do?
Volunteers are involved in many aspects of the Trust’s work and undertake activities including:
- ward activities
- assisting therapists in group activities
- meal time assistance
I want to be a volunteer
The recruitment process begins by completing an application form and then attending an interview so that we can find out more about you. This process including planning of role placement and training can take anything up to ten weeks.
You can see our latest volunteer vacancies below. We ask individuals to apply for volunteer opportunities by sending us an application form for the role you are interested in.
If you would like more information about becoming a volunteer, please contact our Social Inclusion Team on 01452 894200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can write to Social Inclusion Team, 18 Denmark Road, Gloucester, GL1 3HZ.
Here are our current volunteer vacancies. Click the role title to find out more about the role.