Volunteer at Lower Grange

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Do you want to do something worthwhile in your community?
Do you have some time that you could spare?
If so, then we need you!

Volunteer duties can involve a whole range of roles depending on the skills or aspirations you have. Volunteer roles can be almost anything, including the organising and running community projects, opening and closing the centre and working on events or engaging with the local community via social media.

Volunteering is a fantastic way to help out your community, meet new people and find something you enjoy doing. You can benefit from learning new skills whilst giving something back and helping others. It also supports your future career prospects. Being a is a worthwhile experience for all involved and there are plenty of options that could suit you here at Lower Grange Community Centre.

The recruitment process involves an informal chat to best place you in the correct centre and position and from there it’s down to you. There is no limit to the volunteering you can do, whether it be an hour, a couple of days or a full-time commitment. No matter how many hours you can do, you will be making a difference.

Volunteer duties can involve a whole range of roles depending on the skills or aspirations you have.

Volunteering is a fantastic way to help out your community, meet new people and find something you enjoy doing.

The recruitment process involves an informal chat to best place you in the correct centre and position

Our aim is to have a variety of quality volunteer positions within the community. Allowing volunteers to work alongside skilled individuals and receive quality mentoring support to help volunteers achieve their unique goals.

VOLUNTEERS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

YOUR RIGHTS

  • To have someone to talk to about the work
  • To be appreciated
  • To know who to go to with a problem
  • To get something for themselves from volunteering
  • To make mistakes and learn from them
  • To be confident enough to say NO
  • To be aware of the selection process
  • To know what their rights are Not to be out of pocket
  • To be offered training
  • To develop and change their job
  • To have safe working conditions
  • To be free of discrimination on the grounds of race, gender, sexuality, disability, age, religion, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy and child birth
  • To enjoy being involved in voluntary work
  • To have adequate insurance cover

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To do the job reliably and as agreed
  • To do it in a way which corresponds to the aims, values and policies of Lower Grange Community Association
  • To be honest
  • To be punctual
  • To maintain confidentiality
  • To demonstrate respect for diversity

For more information about becoming a volunteer, read below to see what roles are available and which best suit you! Or alternatively, please contact our Project / Centre Manager Alex Dilger on: 01274 880328 or just simply call in for chat. We are here to help!

Current Volunteering Roles

Member of LGCA NAP sub groups or LGCA Board of Committee

Be part of a group(s) of local people and professionals who oversee the running of the Organisation. We are looking for people with management experience, funding raising, and attend bi-monthly meeting etc.

Setting Up Community Clubs or Groups

Setting up your own group: we encourage and welcome people who identify a need within the community to set up their own groups and help them with funding.

Publicity/Promotion and Creative Display

Creating flyers, newsletters and posters to promote community activities and events, posting flyers/newsletters, updating Facebook and our webpage. Creating board displays within the community centre.

Handyman

General DIY duties around the Community Centre such as painting, general maintenance or any other skill you can contribute to the centre.

Office Assistant

The opportunity to experience a different working environment, learning new skills and confidence building. Duties include answering the phone, taking messages, IT, filing and signposting people to other organisations etc.

Gardening Assistant

General garden work, digging, weeding and planting.

Food Bank Assistant

Serving customers, handling stock
Training given: basic food hygiene certificate

Cafe Assistant

Serving customers, handling cash, preparing food
Training given: basic food hygiene certificate

We are searching for volunteer opportunities all the time so if there is nothing here you fancy doing, please get in touch!

For an application pack, please contact Lower Grange Youth & Community Centre on: 01274 880328