We currently require volunteers and professional Trustees for various roles and we would appreciate your support very much. If you have any of the below skills or have a passion for helping people please get in touch!
All volunteers will receive an induction and training relevant to the role as necessary.
- Social Media
- General Administration and Support
- Support Work
- Advocacy Work
Volunteer Question and Answers
Can anyone apply to be an Acts Fast volunteer?
Yes, although it is preferable for that you have an interest in Acts Fast and working for a charity, and work experience relevant to the role applying for.
Is there a minimum time commitment?
We will ask that volunteer commit to a regular full day/s, morning or afternoon shift per week. Telephone support workers, we would ideally ask for a commitment of at least 12 months.
Do you provide training?
All volunteers have an induction. Training relevant to the role provided as necessary.
What is the Interview process?
You will be called for an interview with our service leader for recruitment and another member of Acts Fast team to access your suitability.
Will references be required?
Yes. All prospective volunteers must provide two referees; one should be a present employer, where possible.
Will I need a DBS check? (Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate)
Yes, we will ask you to fill out a DBS form before starting at Acts Fast.
Can I work at any other agencies whilst volunteering at Acts Fast?
Yes, as long as you are able to give regular time to Acts Fast.
How much notice is required for Holiday leave?
As much notice as possible. Preferably at least 4 weeks.
How do I apply?
if you would like to be part of helping us in shaping a better future for our service users and wider community please download and complete the Voluntary Application Form and specify which area of work you would most be interested in and either email: email@example.com or post to: Acts Fast,Studio 8A,The Greenhouse, Manning’s Heath Road, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4NQ Alternatively, to enquire if any positions are available, or to request an application form, or for any other enquiries please call 07468 694 068 Mandy Gulliver, Service Director for Volunteers and Recruitment – Acts Fast Co-Founder