Volunteer Opportunities

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Counselling Volunteer

Counselling Volunteer Hours of work: VariedRole Description To deliver counselling sessions to support women, whose lives have been devastated by domestic violence. To work in line with The Haven Work Plan and Funder outcomes to ensure women experience improved...

Maintenance Volunteer

 Maintenance Volunteer Hours of work: 5 days per week, Monday to Friday, flexible  Role Description Duties range from painting, heavy cleaning, small carpentry work, basic plumbing, and work supporting safety and security. What are the benefits? Work experience...

CYP Creche Volunteer

Children & Young People Creche Volunteer Hours of work: Minimum 4 hours per week, during evenings, Saturdays or term holidays  Role Description To support The Haven Children’s and Young Persons (CYP) service to ensure that that services offered to Children...

CYP Therapeutic Volunteer

Children & Young People Therapeutic Volunteer Hours of work: Minimum 4 hours per week, flexible  Role Description To support The Haven Children’s and Young Persons (CYP) service to ensure that that services offered to Children and Young People (CYP) are of a high...

Helpline Volunteer

Helpline Volunteer Hours of work: Full time, Monday – Friday, 37.5 Hours  Role Description The Haven Wolverhampton offers a 24-hour domestic abuse helpline for vulnerable women and children in need of advice or support. Our helpline offers women the opportunity...

Community Support Volunteer

Community Support Volunteer Hours of work: One day per week  Role Description To assist the Community Team with supporting women and children who are experiencing domestic abuse What are the benefits? Training in awareness of domestic abuse and related issues...

Collection Tin Volunteer

Collection Tin Volunteer Hours of work: Once or twice a month, flexible  Role Description As a collection tin volunteer, you will play a key role in collection and exchange of tins, thanking supporters and updating them on how much they have raised. What are the...

Benefits & Immigration Volunteer

Role: Benefits & Immigration Volunteer  Hours of work: Full time/ Part-time, Monday – Friday, flexible hours  Role Description To Assist the Benefits and Immigration Officer with duties daily, helping residents claim benefits and updating database and...

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can volunteer?
We have volunteers of all stages of life and backgrounds. Anyone with a spare time can volunteer with The Haven Wolverhampton as long as you are over 18.

Criminal convictions must be declared in your application form. You will need to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if your volunteer role involves access to young people and children or vulnerable adults.

How much time do I have to give?
We ask that you commit five hours a day per week with a minimum stay of three months. Travel costs will be reimbursed as long as you have a valid receipt.
What training would I receive?

All Haven volunteers receive Domestic Violence Awareness Induction Training. When as a volunteer you have completed 6 months volunteering, as a committed volunteer you are given the opportunity to achieve a recognised Level 3 OCNWMR qualification in ‘Working with Survivors of Domestic Violence’.

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  • Equal opportunities
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