We have many volunteer roles available across the organisation. Such as, helping with our shops, supporting our events or here at Jackson-Barstow House.
Volunteering – FAQs
It ranges from however much time you can give to covering shifts.
You can start in some of our shops from the age of 14. In other areas of the organisation, you help from the age of 18.
Yes, where necessary you will be given all the training you require to complete your role.
You can volunteer while receiving benefits as long as you continue to meet all the conditions of your benefit. Tell the office that pays your benefits about any volunteering that you are planning to do before you start. For further information see: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/volunteering-and-claiming-benefits
You will be invited to the annual volunteer cream tea and a Christmas shopping trip. You’ll also be encouraged to attend a half-day orientation session designed so you can be as comfortable in your role as quickly as possible.
If you are from an EU country call the UK Border Agency to check your visa status. The number you need is 0300 123 2253.
If you are from a non-EU country call the UK Border Agency on 0300 123 2241 to check your status.