City : Volunteering Alley : Volunteer Centre Slough
- Volunteering can happen every day, once a week, for two hours or all day,
- Sometimes volunteering can take place in the evening and on weekends.
- Volunteering can take place in an office, a charity shop, customer services, fund raising, gardening, helping at a marathon or a food bank.
- Volunteers can be helping hands or listening ears
- Volunteers can do almost anything from sorting clothes, moving furniture, fixing bicycles , pack shopping bags, read stories, make a cup of tea, answer the telephone, give advice, become a peer educator in first aid, email a letter, be a friend, buddy or mentor the list is endless.
- Some volunteers even work from home on line.
To find out about the latest volunteering opportunities you can go on line to www.do-it.org.uk.
Or visit www.vinspired.com.
Or you can drop in to the Volunteer Centre Slough, ground floor, Slough Library 85 High Street Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1EA on a Monday through to Friday between 10 am to 3.00 pm.
You can also find International volunteering opportunities through the VSO (Volunteer Services Overseas) or ICS (International Citizen Service) which specifically supports 18-25 year olds both websites will help guide you through volunteering abroad.
If you have any support needs which make it harder for you to volunteer, the WAVE (Widening Access to Volunteering for Everyone) project can help.
WAVE has helped people who have been homeless, or had difficulty with drugs or alcohol, never worked or volunteered before and lack self-confidence or have been ex-offenders and wish to be given a chance. WAVE can also help people with learning difficulties or disabilities or people who suffer mental health issues or have been victims of domestic violence.
If there is anything which is stopping you from volunteering then speak to the WAVE team at the Volunteer Centre Slough on 01753-528 632 for an appointment to learn more about how we can help you to get into volunteering. Email firstname.lastname@example.org