A new role for the new year - plus read some of our feedback to see what people get out of volunteering!
Headway, a charity which helps people improve their lives and regain their independence, is looking for a Support Volunteer for their Peer Support Group. The group is based in Hemel Hempstead and the role will involve rehabilitation session support and peer support for their clients who have learning disability difficulties. The duties include helping clients with reading and writing when doing cognitive activities, filling in questionnaires as part of therapy activities and general assistance with their activities. Help will also be needed with collecting subscription money, writing receipts and helping with setting up the room and serving refreshments.
This role will suit someone with good literacy and numeracy skills and who has experience of working with people with learning disabilities. If you are interested in this role please give us a call on the number below.
Volunteer feedback is a great way to see how our volunteers are enjoying their new or existing roles and we thought we would share some with you to show you how becoming a volunteer is such a rewarding experience!
“I absolutely love it and I have made lots of new friends”
“I have just started my volunteering role and it has been an enjoyable and worthwhile experience – I wish I had volunteered years ago!”
“The Volunteer Centre has been so helpful in finding me a role that suits my strengths and I am thoroughly enjoying myself and have made new friends. It’s given me a purpose to get up and out every day!”
We also have feedback on why our volunteers volunteered!
“To be able to put my free time to use”
“To learn new skills and better my CV”
“To do something useful now that I have retired”
“To help someone in need”
Wonderful isn’t it! So many people getting something out of volunteering as well as helping the local community!
If you are interested in volunteering please call us on 01442 247209 or visit us at the Roundhouse Marlowes – we look forward to seeing you!