We are seeking Community Volunteer mentors for our Active Volunteering Suffolk project. Active Volunteering Suffolk empowers adults with learning disabilities to take up volunteering placements in different work environments such as retail, gardening and hospitality. Community Volunteer Mentors support these individuals to complete skills training, improve their social and work skills and gain work experience … Continued
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We’re delighted to announce that our work with and for young people across Ipswich has been given a boost this month with the arrival of a new youth volunteering project in the area – Positive Futures.
Volunteering Matters took over Christchurch mansion in October 2017 to showcase our volunteering projects running across Suffolk.
Grandmentors is an innovative project that sees older volunteers use their lifetime of skills and experience to support vulnerable young people leaving the care system. This opportunity is for Grandmentors Ipswich.
Ipswich Star: WASSUP group wins Crimebeat award for the work against gender based violence.
12 months Fixed term contract
Youth Social Action (WASSUP)
Salary: £11,334 (FTE £22,668)
Hours / Days per week: 17.5 / 3
Closing date: 5PM, 25 June 2019
Interview date and Location: 2 July 2019 – Civic Centre, Southend.
‘Being an active volunteer and from being a Volunteer Manger I recognise how important mental health is and how to be open about it.’
‘It feels to me that I have gone full circle in the volunteering world, by starting as a volunteer and being empowered by the staff there, to becoming a staff member myself and empowering the next generation of volunteers.’
We are very proud to announce that the new Mayor of Ipswich, Jan Parry, has chosen WASSUP and We Are Patrick as her chosen projects to support through her term in office!
Inspired by Ipswich-based project WASSUP, We Are Patrick is a youth social action programme delivered by young men in Ipswich.