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

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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