Volunteers say what they get from volunteering:         DSC01049 edited 1

  • Seeing what disabled young people can achieve.
  • Free food for a weekend a month.
  • Being cool guys, role models.
  • Challenges your preconceptions about disability.
  • Feeling useful.
  • Tall Ships, Center Parcs, Calvert Trust, trips away.
  • Chance to do Gold DofE.
  • Warm fuzzy feeling.
  • CV enhancing.
  • Fun!
  • Make new friends.
  • Activities to enjoy.
  • Change of scene.
  • See a smile on their faces.
  • Help make something good happen, without all the responsibility.

 Young people say what volunteers do:Liz's camera 132

“They ensure things get done (ish)”
“You can talk to them”
“Role model"
“When Mike leaves I’d like to take on his job
“Encourage us to do things on our own.”
"They keep it fun”
“Introduce us to new things – like fried chocolate sandwiches...”
“Have previous experience of Active8”
“They invent ways so everyone can do everything (gaffer tape helps)”
“Plain weird”
"Work as a team”

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer see our Volunteer vacancies page for more details. We look forward to welcoming you.