Headway Gloucestershire is lucky to have a fantastic team of volunteers working with us.  Volunteers undertake a range of tasks including:-DSCF1783

  • General assistance in the provision of daily support in our Enablement Centre.
  • Helping us to deliver our activities for example discussion groups, woodwork, arts and crafts, computing, reading, writing.
  • Fundraising support

Our volunteers work with an experienced staff team including a Personal Development Co-ordinator, Day Co-ordinator and support staff who provide information and guidance to support volunteers with their tasks.

DSCF1971What we ask from our Volunteers:-

  • To respect the dignity of everyone who attends Headway House
  • To work towards a positive and constructive day for everyone
  • To work on activities with attendees whether individually or in groups, within the guidelines and objectives given by the day co-ordinator
  • To assist with household duties, such as tea and coffee making, setting tables and clearing away
  • To follow Health and Safety procedures
  • To maintain confidentiality
  • To give feedback to the Day Co-ordinator

Skills/Qualifications Required:Head Start 2012 039

  1. Commitment  to Headway Gloucestershire’s visions and values
  2. Commitment to Equality and Diversity
  3. Experience of working with and caring for people
  4. Ability to work as part of a team

Other Requirements:

  • Prospective volunteers must provide 2 referees.
  • Prospective volunteers must be willing to disclose all information about convictions in a court of law, no matter when they occurred and to undertake a Vetting and Barring check.

If you’re interested in volunteering with us, contact us to find out more or use the links below to download an application pack.

Volunteer task description

Volunteer application form