Social Care Support

The role of our volunteers requires working in an environment with young people who have a range of complex needs and abilities and those who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and motivated individuals who would love to help create a difference to the lives of our young people.

Across our education and social care provisions, day to day, you with be helping with a variety of activities which vary throughout our provision. This ranges from craft activities, sports and wellbeing sessions, day trips, Makaton sing and sign, cookery, and outdoor activities.

Supporting post 19 young adults, with a variety of activities including cookery, crafts, music, wellbeing and sports, day trips and gardening  


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to make a difference to their local community and to the lives of young adults with disabilities.

Friendly, outgoing and someone who has a “can do” attitude. You might have a fantastic creative flare or be a whizz in the kitchen. Whatever your skills are we want to hear from you!  


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel and lunch reimbursement of up to £5 a day
  • Ongoing support
    From volunteer coordinator and senior management team
  • Volunteer induction
    Full induction training will be given to our volunteers
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/08/2022

End Date: 30/11/2023

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