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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Personal Development: Introduction to Volunteering

This course will help you to develop the skills you need to become a volunteer. Volunteering contributes to society and can also help you stand out to new employers. Showing volunteer work on your CV shows employers that you can work in a team and have compassion. Volunteer skills can also be helpful in your career development. Volunteer skills are the abilities you have to help other people effectively to support a specific cause. The best volunteers have a strong work ethic and work well with others. Volunteers typically work for free, so they need to self-motivate and remain focused on their volunteering projects or tasks. You can use many of these skills for volunteering in your workplace.

Course Information

Tue 03/09/2024 -
Tue 08/10/2024
11:00am - 4:00pm
6 sessions
NST Hub (North Somerset Training Communi
31 Alexandra Parade
BS23 1QZ
Katie Dexter
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In venue
10+ places remaining
Fee range
Free to £210.00

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