Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, and our Volunteer Opportunity of the Week comes from a local charity supporting young peoples’ wellbeing.
Want to drive change? Want to help us end homelessness across Milton Keynes? Then read on!
Communities 1st need volunteers to undertake a range of roles – right here in Milton Keynes!
Covid-19 has affected the voluntary and community sector in numerous ways, one impact on the Winter Night Shelter Milton Keynes is that their services are going from being seasonal (winter) to all year round. This is to ensure the support is available for the increasing numbers of vulnerable people. Read on to hear from the WNSMK about their work, the impact of Covid-19, their volunteers and how you can get involved. Thank you Winter Night Shelter Milton Keynes for sharing this with us and all the amazing work you do! To apply for a role this spring/summer please complete this application form: WNSMK volunteer application form (spring/summer 2021)
We’d like to say thank you to Community Led Initiatives for this guest blog sharing information about their volunteer mentor role, how you can apply and what the roles is about. We have seen a huge increase in volunteering throughout Covid-19 and this is an 1 example of a great way to get involved in a local group and support them in a more permanent way as they continue to help communities and individuals across MK.
Not sure where to volunteer next or what you could do now? Become a mentor, change a life.
Community Led Initiatives (CLI) are recruiting volunteer mentors for their SAMAS project. You will be supporting people in recovery from substance misuse and gambling addiction. This role requires 2 day’s training via zoom.