Welcome! VOLUNTEERING  for STUDENTS Lizzie Saunders Ealing Volunteer Centre
We will cover… What is volunteering? Why should I volunteer? What else do I need to know? How can Ealing Volunteer Centre ...
What is  volunteering?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Why should you volunteer?
Reasons  not  to volunteer <ul><li>You don’t have time </li></ul><ul><li>You need to earn money  </li></ul><ul><li>You are...
Why should I volunteer? Meet new people Learn new skills Improve your English Practise speaking Gain confidence Learn Engl...
What else do I need to know?
What else do I need to know? You don’t get paid Travel expenses should be reimbursed You can volunteer when you are on ben...
Why should I volunteer?
100 hours certificate Include travel and training time Write down your hours When you have completed 100 hours phone Ealin...
 
 
What do I do next?
www.do-it.org.uk
Visit Ealing Volunteer Centre <ul><li>Think about what you enjoy doing </li></ul><ul><li>Think about when you want to volu...
How to get to Ealing Volunteer Centre <ul><li>Buses on Uxbridge Road  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>207, 427 </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Why should I volunteer? Ealing Volunteer Centre   Ealing Community Resource Centre 63 Mattock Lane West Ealing W13 9LA
How do I start volunteering?
How do I start volunteering? Arrange a visit Find out about the work they do Find out how you will help them Find out how ...
Decide to volunteer!
Thank you! VOLUNTEERING  for STUDENTS Lizzie Saunders  Manager  Ealing Volunteer Centre Freephone 0800 652 3183
 
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  1. 1. Welcome! VOLUNTEERING for STUDENTS Lizzie Saunders Ealing Volunteer Centre
  2. 2. We will cover… What is volunteering? Why should I volunteer? What else do I need to know? How can Ealing Volunteer Centre help? How do I start volunteering?
  3. 3. What is volunteering?
  4. 19. Why should you volunteer?
  5. 20. Reasons not to volunteer <ul><li>You don’t have time </li></ul><ul><li>You need to earn money </li></ul><ul><li>You are too scared to </li></ul><ul><li>Your friends will laugh at you </li></ul><ul><li>It’s only for girls and sissies </li></ul><ul><li>How about 2 hours a fortnight? </li></ul><ul><li>It won't cost anything </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Centre will help you to be brave </li></ul><ul><li>Or they will come and volunteer with you </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteering is for everyone </li></ul>
  6. 21. Why should I volunteer? Meet new people Learn new skills Improve your English Practise speaking Gain confidence Learn English expressions & customs Get up-to-date job references Help other people Does you good ! !
  7. 22. What else do I need to know?
  8. 23. What else do I need to know? You don’t get paid Travel expenses should be reimbursed You can volunteer when you are on benefits Volunteer for 100 hours
  9. 24. Why should I volunteer?
  10. 25. 100 hours certificate Include travel and training time Write down your hours When you have completed 100 hours phone Ealing Volunteer Centre We will give you a certificate
  11. 28. What do I do next?
  12. 29. www.do-it.org.uk
  13. 30. Visit Ealing Volunteer Centre <ul><li>Think about what you enjoy doing </li></ul><ul><li>Think about when you want to volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>Make an appointment - phone Ealing Volunteer Centre on 0800 652 3183 </li></ul><ul><li>We will send you </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confirmation of your appointment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A guide to Volunteering in Ealing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A form to fill in </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bring your CV too please </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 31. How to get to Ealing Volunteer Centre <ul><li>Buses on Uxbridge Road </li></ul><ul><ul><li>207, 427 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bedford Road bus stop, West Ealing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opposite Dean Gardens </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Train </li></ul><ul><ul><li>West Ealing Station </li></ul></ul>
  15. 32. Why should I volunteer? Ealing Volunteer Centre Ealing Community Resource Centre 63 Mattock Lane West Ealing W13 9LA
  16. 33. How do I start volunteering?
  17. 34. How do I start volunteering? Arrange a visit Find out about the work they do Find out how you will help them Find out how you will be supported and supervised You may need to give two references Be patient - Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks take time AFTER THE VISIT…
  18. 35. Decide to volunteer!
  19. 36. Thank you! VOLUNTEERING for STUDENTS Lizzie Saunders Manager Ealing Volunteer Centre Freephone 0800 652 3183
  20. 38. Question time

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