JOIN OUR TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS

If you are looking for a way to learn new skills, give back to your community or try something new; why not volunteer as part of our award-winning team. 

YOUTH MENTOR
Training Course, DBS, 18 Years+
Our volunteer mentors meet with young people on a weekly basis for one to one sessions. Volunteering as a mentor offers the opportunity to be a committed source of help and support for young people.

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PARENT MENTOR
Training Course, DBS, 18 Years+
Our volunteer parent support workers are committed to helping parents or carers understand their children’s behaviour through one to one meetings so that parents can fully support their children through their challenging teenage years. Have you got what it takes to volunteer as a parent mentor?

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CARE LEAVERS MENTOR
Training Course, DBS, 18 Years+
Supporting young people as they prepare to leave care and as they begin to live independently. As part of The Door To The Future team volunteer mentors meet with mentees once a week for 1-2 hours providing both emotional and practical support.

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TELEPHONE MENTOR
Training Course, DBS, 18 Years+
Join our team of Mentoring Gateway volunteers - providing 15 minute phone calls to young people on weekday evenings between 5pm and 7pm.  Use the form at the bottom of the page to find out more.

YOUTHWORK
Training Course, DBS, 18 Years+
Our Youthwork volunteers work across the district in our youth clubs, supporting young people and joining in with activities. The hours can range from 1 per month to 4 per week and the role varies between each centre meaning there are a wide range of opportunities available.

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CHARITY SHOP (RETAIL)
Full Training Given, 14 Years+ (DBS over 18's)
Retail volunteers can be found in The Door's Charity Shop, which helps to raise funds for The Door. The Shop offers the opportunity to learn customer service, work on a till, learn how to rotate stock and gain experience in displays and merchandising, this makes it the perfect place to gain retail experience. Volunteers usually come in for a morning or afternoon each week but opportunities start at as little as 1 hour per month. Duke Of Edinburgh Students Welcome

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FUNDRAISING
Full Training Given, Age Restrictions Apply
Fundraising is a broad term and covers everything from bid writing to car park stewarding, bucket shaking to serving refreshments.Opportunities come up about once a quarter and range from helping out at concerts and open days to raising sponsorship and street collections. All are welcome

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WORK EXPERIENCE / PLACEMENTS
Optional Training, 14 Years + (DBS depending on placement)
Come and find out what it's like to work at The Door, whether that be as a youthworker, administrator or shop manager there are lots of ways to get involved. All ages are welcome and we will do our best to tailor the work experience to suit your needs. (Longer term block placements and ad hoc welcome)

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TRUSTEE
18 Years+, DBS required, Statement of Beliefs
Trustees are volunteers who use their skills, knowledge and experience to help the board reach sound decisions. This may include scrutinising circulated papers, leading discussions focusing on key issues and providing advice and guidance on issues in which they have special expertise.

There are no current vacancies on our board at this time

I would like to find out more about becoming a volunteer
If you want to give something back but aren't sure which role is for you or you have questions about volunteering at The Door use this form to get in touch with the team.
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