Skills training courses for volunteers

Doing voluntary work is richly rewarding and can also help you gain great skills. You might be looking to give back to society or you want to build your work experience. Volunteering helps you build your confidence. If you want to do voluntary work, these courses are for you. 

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Insight into volunteering

Our courses give you insight into volunteering and voluntary organisations, help you explore the roles and learn how to apply for volunteering roles. You’ll learn how to put the skills you gain on your CV.  

From sharing your skills to help others, to building up your experience to get a job. Whatever your reasons for volunteering, an adult education class can help you unlock your potential. 

Skills for volunteers

Our courses cover a wide range of volunteer skills; from safeguarding training to helping people in distress. If you want to do voluntary work, or find training for volunteers, you can find the right course.

It doesn’t matter if you haven’t been in education for years. Our tutors are experts in adult education, and make our courses easy for adult learners.   

Did you know we also do counselling skills courses? These are great training for people in voluntary organisations, and you can find them here.

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Award in Volunteering Level 2

If you’d like to learn universal work skills that can help you in a variety of paid or voluntary roles, community volunteering qualifications are your best bet. Research volunteer opportunities that can bring you gratification and teach you important skills. Get a peek into the voluntary work sector and understand which roles could suit you. This course is appropriate if you want to start voluntary work or already form part of a voluntary organisation. It can also help the long-term unemployed or those returning to work after a long break.

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Fri 07/06/2024 -
Fri 12/07/2024
9:45am - 1:45pm
6 sessions
Gale Hollis
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Free to £75.00

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