Volunteering for NCS graduates
Volunteering opportunities available for NCS graduates
Headway Gloucestershire is lucky to have a fantastic team of volunteers working with us and NCS graduates are welcome to apply to join the team.
As part of your role within the Enablement Centre you will support survivors to engage in practical, therapeutic and creative activities designed to help them to develop their cognitive skills, confidence and self-esteem under the supervision of senior members of the Enablement team. You will be supported by the staff team and other volunteers.
You may be asked to undertake other duties for example taking part in the preparation of seasonal projects such as Christmas and Halloween: exhibitions and events aimed at raising awareness:- or gardening and painting projects, painting projects. All of these would be closely supervised and supported by a senior member of the Enablement team.
What we ask from NCS graduates
Ideally you will be able to give a morning, afternoon or full day on a regular basis. The centre is open from 9.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday.
To respect the dignity of everyone who attends Headway Gloucestershire
To work towards a positive and constructive day for everyone
To work on activities with survivors under the supervision of a senior member of the Enablement team
To assist with housekeeping tasks, such as tea and coffee making, setting tables and clearing away
To follow our Health and Safety policies and procedures
Commitment to Headway Gloucestershire’s visions and values
Commitment to Equality and Diversity
Ability to work as part of a team
Understanding the importance of confidentiality
Prospective volunteers must provide 2 referees.
If you’re interested in volunteering with us, contact us to find out more or use the links below to download an application pack.