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Advice for Volunteers

In order to support you before, during and after your volunteering, we have put together some advice guides that you may find useful.  

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What is volunteering? A guide with some thoughts about if volunteering is right for you and if it's the best choice for you right now.
What things do I need to think about? Will volunteering fit into your existing schedule and arrangement?  Here are some things to think about as you begin.
Advice for young people and parents Volunteering is a great way to get experience for young people but is often difficult to get into when you are young.
Advice for advisors If you support people and they are looking for volunteering this guide provides you some thoughts before starting them on their journey
Transferable skills from volunteering A breakdown of some of the general skills you could gain through volunteering which might be useful on a CV.
Administration Volunteering Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Administration.
Animals Volunteering Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Animal care.
Culture Volunteering Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in the Culture industry.
Disability Volunteering Skillets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Disability support.
Environment Volunteering Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Environmental action.
Finance + Fundraising Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Fundraising and Finance.
Representation Volunteering Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Representation.
Retail Volunteering Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Retail.
Sports Volunteering Skillsets The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role in Sports.
Trustees + Committee Volunteering Skillset The skills you may need to perform and could possibly gain from a voluntary role as a Trustee or Committee Member.

 

 

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Warrington Voluntary Action supports the development of a vibrant, thriving and sustainable third party sector to meet the diverse needs of local communities. Our values revolve around being passionate, whilst thinking creatively and working collaboratively with others.