Volunteer And Change Lives With Us
We're passionate about team, and volunteers are critical to helping the charity provide it's ever growing care and support services.
Our volunteers are highly valued people with a heart for caring for others in some of their darkest hours of need. Its often not easy work, but it is some of the most rewarding - knowing you were there at just the right time to help a parent on their journey to thriving again.
How Could You Get Involved?
Volunteering with ACTS FAST isn't all about therapists or counsellors: we need a whole team of folk to provide amazing care behind the scenes.
Explore some of our current vacancies below, then contact us...
Bringing in the funds to keep us running is currently our greatest pressure. We'd like to grow our team of fundraisers so that we can keep supporting families for many years to come. We're open minded, but here;s some of the things you might like to help with:
Organising fundraising events
Networking and connecting with funders
Writing bids for grants
Contacting businesses for sponsorship
Growing our donor base
Championing and encouraging donations
We run with a mix of qualified and unqualified counselling team members to help meet all our client needs whilst supporting clients in the safest ways possible. Perhaps your training to be a counsellor and need some professional hours experience, or just want to help others in this way? Great!
Check out the role description below, then complete the application form at the bottom of this page.
Therapeutic and Emotional Support
Our trauma support is growing, and so is the need for more help guiding conversations and helping families build resilience. If your caring, empathetic and compassionate - you might have what it takes to support others on their journey. In turn, we'll support you in a really rewarding and exciting volunteering role that makes a big difference.
Social Media Magician
Good on apps like Facebook and Instagram? Got an eye for making great looking visual and text posts? You might have just what we are looking for! This could become a side hustle for you, or perhaps experience for uni or professional projects. We'd love help in these sorts of areas:
Blog posts and stories
Social media graphic creation
Website stories and content
Post scheduling (using tools like Later)
Admin your dream? Love getting things organised? ...then we need you! We're looking for organised folk who can lend a few hours here and there to help us with general admin tasks. Maybe...
Helping with general admin
Following up enquires
Helping support our finance team
Putting the kettle on and telling jokes
Your Next Steps
Ready to take the plunge and join us? Great! It's not difficult, but understandably we want to get to know everyone before they join us. Here's what you need to do:
Read the role descriptions (downloads above) and ask us any questions.
Complete the Volunteer Application Form (download from below).
Return it to email@example.com with your CV
We'll give it a read and will be in touch soon!
Safeguarding and DBS checks:
Most roles require an enhanced DBS check to be carried out and you'll go through safeguarding training as well if you go on to join us. The checks and training help keep everyone safe.
If your registered on the "DBS Update Service" we can do your check with your certificate details, but if not don't worry, we can arrange a check. Either way, we'll ask you for some more details.