Volunteering with the Play Service

The Play Service is currently looking for volunteers aged 16+ to support our summer playschemes. Your role will entail working as part of a team to provide play opportunities.

The Benefits of Volunteering

  • Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on the community
  • Volunteering can develop new interests and hobbies
  • Volunteering is a brilliant way to get life experience
  • Volunteering brings together a diverse range of people from all backgrounds and walks of life
  • Volunteering is ultimately about helping others and having an impact on people’s wellbeing
  • Dedicating your time as a volunteer helps you make new friends, expand your network, and boost your social skills
  • Volunteering can provide a healthy boost to your self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction.
  • Volunteering gives you the opportunity to practice important skills used in the workplace, such as teamwork, communication, problem solving, project planning, task management, and organisation skills.
  • Volunteering is great to put on your CV or university or college application.

All volunteers are entitled to claim expenses £15 per day towards their food and travel.

All volunteers will be supported to complete training.

All volunteers will be eligible to be provided with a reference of their playscheme experience to support them in future employment and study.

Apply to become a play service volunteer

Last Modified: 09/01/2024
For more information contact:

Play Team

Tel: 01495 742951

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