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Volunteer with us

“Volunteering changed my life to feeling confident and increased my social skills and wellbeing. I feel better knowing I’m helping someone else.”

Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do. We recruit volunteers across a range of roles which help us to improve the quality of life of hundreds of disabled, elderly and vulnerable people each year.

We want every volunteer to have a good experience with us. Whatever your volunteering role, you will always have access to relevant training, support and guidance.


Volunteering at Ideal for All is an opportunity for you to:
  • Become more employable
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain confidence
  • Meet new people
  • Be healthier
  • Feel good about yourself
Anyone can volunteer with us, regardless of your age, abilities or job status:
  • People with a disability, low self-confidence, mental health issues, long-term unemployment, language barriers
  • Professionals looking to donate some of their spare time to a good cause
  • Students looking to develop their CVs
  • Anyone who would like to keep active and make a difference in their community.

 

Volunteering Opportunities

We have a variety of volunteering roles based in Sandwell that can suit your interests, skills and time, including:
  • Gardening Services Volunteer
  • Events Volunteers
  • Coffee Morning Volunteers
  • Employment and Skills Volunteer
  • Administration Volunteer
  • Trustee Volunteer – sit on the board of Ideal for All
  • Fundraising Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete our Volunteer Application Form or ring us on 0121 558 5555.

 

Employee Volunteering

Would you like to work with us as part of your company’s volunteering or Corporate Social Responsibility scheme?

There are many ways for businesses to make a positive impact and we’d love to from you. 

How we can work together

 

What our volunteers say

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Sid

Opening quotation mark image I was feeling depressed and low mood I wanted to do some volunteer work but I wanted it to be for an organisation that understood me and support me in my role. Due to my depression and anxiety I was very worried about this. Since volunteering for Ideal for All, with the hard of hearing support group, I feel I am doing something positive giving back to the community. Volunteering changed my life to feeling confident and increased my social skills and well being I feel better knowing I’m helping someone else.”
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Jim

Opening quotation mark image I initially came to Ideal for All for sensory and mobility support. It has made a huge, massive change in my life, given me confidence, my own independence, own friends, social setting, able to go out, help others, giving back to community. Volunteering at Ideal for All and using all the different services has been a lifeline to me I don’t think I would be the same person I am today without the support from the team at Ideal for All.
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Maxine

Opening quotation mark image I was referred to Ideal for All by the job centre to get work experience and gain confidence, but I had suffered a mental health breakdown and was not in a good place. I had very low self-esteem and would not look at anyone no eye contact I was bullied at school and I just isolated myself ever since. Joining Ideal for All and becoming a volunteer and accessing confidence building course gave me a new life line a turning point and I have never looked back. It’s enabled me to meet new people like-minded people it stopped the isolation and I gained confidence in dealing with people. It’s encouraged me to have a positive outlook of life and I am now working part time.