Variety of Roles

Some of the following can be done on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis, according to the time you can spare. Others are duties to carry out occasionally or planning meetings to attend now and then. Everything is up for negotiation!

  • Providing meals
  • Food prep /kitchen work                       
  • Befriending guests            
  • Activity organiser
  • Support & signposting
  • Reception duties
  • Shift leader
  • Clothing Store person
  • Food collection
  • Putting up and packing Hall away 
  • Helping with fund raising
  • Helping with publicity and promotion
  • Helping with admin

How to apply

Please contact Nadia or John by phone or email and arrange a visit to see what goes on and to talk things through. If you would then like to give things a go, we can arrange a trial period to suit you and benefit Opendoors guests.

Angie  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   07899 563695

John This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   07828 041152

The Trial Period

There are six main stages to this:

  1. Take a Volunteer Pack and Start attending sessions
  2. Return a completed Volunteer Application Form and your References will be sent for
  3. Once the References have been received you will be guided through the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) safeguarding process
  4. You will be asked to attend Safeguarding training (but this may not be available until after you have completed the Trial Period)
  5. You will be linked up to an experienced volunteer to talk about Boundaries, Safeguarding and Confidentiality
  6. When you have received DBS clearance, you will have a chance to talk through, complete and sign a Volunteer Agreement

The Trial Period is over, you can now take up a volunteering role(s) on an ongoing basis!