Volunteers are important to the care sector and our business. As funding is reduced we are seeing people have their support to access social activities cut. Many people with learning disabilities enjoy routine, the opportunity to get out and about and meet up with friends. Reducing these opportunities has a potential impact to their mental health and well being. Volunteers help us to deliver unpaid support to these people so they can continue to attend, alleviating these issues.
The Base use volunteers for a number of tasks –
In exchange, volunteers will receive –
All we ask from our volunteers are that they are willing to join in with activities, are sociable with the people we support and are committed to their placement wherever possible.
All volunteers will require references and a DBS check (previously CRB) prior to starting. Once a voluntary placement is confirmed, training and induction will be provided.
Please call us on 01254 883 392 for more information or to express an interest in volunteering at The Base.
Alternatively, complete the application below and post it to the office -