Volunteering is for you whether you are looking to:
- Get out of the house for a few hours
- Meet new people
- Gain work experience
- Have fun
- Make a change
- Support the development of your community
The Volunteer Investment Project will support you to get the most from volunteering whatever you reason.
The Volunteer Investment Project through working in partnership with many different organisations provides a huge range of volunteering roles.
No mater what your :
- Previous experience
- Time commitments
There’s a role for you
The Volunteer Investment Project will support you in: Developing your own volunteering plan, Finding a placement of interest, suitable to your needs. Training to develop your learning and ideas. Support to get the most out of your experience. Resources to enable you to volunteer e.g out of pocket expenses, materials, access to equipment
Most frequent asked question
Will volunteering affect my benefits?
You can do as much voluntary work as you like without it affecting your benefit, as long as you do not receive any payments or reward other than Out of Pocket expenses.
You can be re-imbursed for any money you spend in order to carry out your volunteering role e.g Childcare, Travel, Lunch
If you are an organisation or new group working with volunteers or hoping to recruit new volunteers
Volunteer Investment Project will support you to develop best practises to ensure an enjoyable and valuable experience for both you and your volunteers.