Volunteer

 

Got some free time and want to give something back to the local community? Then join our team of volunteers.

Examples of volunteering placements are:-

  • Reuse
  • Horticulture
  • Business/Marketing
  • Customer service/Sales
  • Admin
  • Warehouse
  • Handyperson
  • Painting and decorating
  • Multi-drop van delivery

Upcycling help:
If anyone would like to help us with upcycling please telephone our Thorney Close branch on (0191) 511 0614

Not sure how you can help?
Some of our best volunteers are people that just walk through the door and ask, “How can I help?”

You just have to be willing. It’s as simple as that.

Why should I volunteer?

  • Make a difference
    Volunteering gives you an opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives in your community. You can use your skills and experience to help and enrich the local community.
  • Improve job prospects & employability
    Volunteering proves to your future employer that you have developed necessary skills & are a committed person. This is especially useful for application forms and job interviews.
  • Experience
    Volunteering gives you a chance to get experience in a field you’d like to work in.
  • Training
    Many of the volunteer projects will include training, which will be useful both on the project and in later life.
  • Experience diversity
    Volunteering gives you the chance to meet people both from within and outside the business who you would not normally come across.
  • Influence career choice
    Volunteering gives you the opportunity to test out potential career choices.
  • Rewarding
    Volunteering is a rewarding activity; you can develop specific skills in different environment and assist other people in the community.
  • Opportunity for training and development
    Volunteering provides you with development opportunities that paid employment doesn’t allow, for example; communication and people skills, organisational and time management skills, planning and budgeting skills. It can help open up fresh opportunities and is a way to explore new career paths.
  • Helps the transition from work to retirement
    Volunteering can help you maintain an active and healthy lifestyle and can also help you feel you are doing a useful activity.
  • Builds business/social links
    Volunteering can help you build links with other individuals and organisations.
  • ‘Giving something back’
    Volunteering roles can play an important part in helping to solve community problems. You can use your skills and experience to help and enrich your local community.
  • Have fun!
    Volunteering is fun and fulfilling, allowing you to experience many opportunities not usually available to you

Contact us for more information now:

Write:
CSS Unit 13c
Southwick Industrial Estate
North Hylton Road
Southwick
Sunderland
Tyne & Wear
SR5 3TX

Telephone:
0191 549 4343

Email:
info@csshelp.org.uk

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