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:-
- Customer service/Sales
- 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.
Volunteering gives you a chance to get experience in a field you’d like to work in.
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.
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:
CSS Unit 13c
Southwick Industrial Estate
North Hylton Road
Tyne & Wear
0191 549 4343