Volunteers are at the heart of everything that we do at ACAP.
Since 1995 we have relied upon the generous contribution made by dedicated voluneers from the local community. We do not have any paid staff and receive very little in the form of funding.
Becoming an ACAP volunteer will give you the opportunity to expand upon your skills as you learn new things. You will gain essential experience which could imjprove your chances of getting a job or promotion. The benefits of volunteering with us are:
Make a difference in your own community
Be part of the SOLUTION not the problem
Build your confidence as you learn new skills
Meet new people and make new friends
Contribute towards your community's plans
Be part of a community and make your mark!
Gain valuable experience and boost your employment options.
Volunteering really is a pathway to employment. Learning on the job and getting experience in a variety of areas will look great on your CV. The majority of our volunteers move on to paid employment in their chosen fields. You may already be in your ideal job and feel you just want to volunteer to give back, we would love to hear how your current skills could improve the work that we do.
We have a variety of volunterring opportunities available spanning over the whole of our organisation (see below), from admin to mentoring, DIY to research, you name it, we have got a volunteering opportunity to match what you want to do. Most volunteering sessions last between 2-4 hours and some of them can be done fron the office and from hyome. If you want to discuss any of our volunteering opportunities further, get in touch today.
See if any of the vacancies has your name on it. If you can help in any way, contact us.
Study Coach / Mentor Supporting young people to achieve their best.
Admin / Office Worker Supporting with admin tasks in the charity.
Sports Coach / Coordinator Working on fun sports programmes.
Teachers / Trainers Desparately needed to help develop new programmes.
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Social Media Coordinator
Help us to connect better with all our stakeholders.
Community Event Planner
Organising events around learning and education.
Develoing education research and knowledge at ACAP.
“I started volunteering to get me out of the house. I was surprised how soon I felt part of the team here and I’ve been able to use my skills and develop lots of new ones too.”
“I feel as though I am giving something back to my community in a way. If we don’t help out then who will? I am happy to be an ACAP volunteer, I’m glad I joined the organisation”
What’s in it for you?
As we say, there are so many benefits to volunteering. You can share your skills and develop new ones, meet new people and feel connted with the community whilst you are helpting to create chaneg and be part of the SOLUTION to our community’s problems.
More importantly, you get to gain the experience and qualifications that could get you your ideal job in the future.
Contact us today and get involved.
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Established in 1995, ACAP exists to advance the educational welfare and outcomes for disadvantaged people in West Yorkshire.