Volunteering Opportunities

Nobody can do everything but everyone can do something!

Join us as a volunteer to make a difference to people’s lives.

Take a look at the people we help across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Milton Keynes. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities across our projects, all are flexible.

Volunteer Roles in Oxfordshire

Outreach Volunteers

Can you spare a few hours on occasional early mornings to work alongside our Outreach Support Worker? You will wake up indentified rough sleepers with the aim of helping them to access suitable accommodation.

Please view the volunteer role description for further details. To apply please complete our volunteer contact form.

Community Language Volunteer

To support with the interpretation and translation of verbal and written information, this may include translating written information and specific text from Connection’s publicity leaflets and media materials. The role will involve working with Connection’s support workers and their clients who cannot communicate in English. Interpreting and translating for both clients and their allocated support workers.

Please view the volunteer role description for further details. To apply please complete our volunteer contact form.

English Teaching Volunteer – Cherwell District

To provide one-to-one teaching support for clients who are trying to improve their English within the Syrian Vulnerable people Refugee Service (SVPRS) programme. To assist people within the SVPRS programme to achieve a basic standard to allow them to enrol on an accredited ESOL course.

Please view the volunteer role description for further details. To apply please complete our volunteer contact form.

Volunteer Employment Coach

To encourage and support clients on a one-to-one basis to find suitable employment, volunteering or training. To assess each individual and help prepare them for meaningful and suitable employment.

Please view the volunteer role description for further details.To apply please complete our volunteer contact form.

Volunteer Digital Buddy

To improve the lives of clients by enabling digital inclusion; encouraging and supporting clients to access I.T and to build confidence in using a computer.

Please view the volunteer role description for further details. To apply please complete our volunteer contact form.

Volunteer Roles in Buckinghamshire

Parenting Mentor

To provide support, motivation, encouragement and advice to vulnerable parents enabling them to create a stable positive environment in which their children can thrive.

Please view the volunteer role description for further details. To apply please complete our volunteer contact form.

Volunteer Phone Befriender 

We are seeking befrienders (via the phone due to COVID) to provide assistance to Support Workers in delivering support to clients to help them prevent or reduce social isolation. You will be a part of our Prevention Matters service.

Please view the volunteer role description for further details. To apply please complete our volunteer contact form.

We also provide placements for social care students

Interested? Please email volunteers@connectionsupport.org.uk with your contact details including your University.

Tel: 01865 711267 for Oxfordshire

Tel: 01296 484322 for Buckinghamshire

You will be given an induction and opportunities to enhance your experience in social work. Your local Volunteer Co-ordinator will make sure you’re happy and comfortable in your placement.

Queries?

Oxfordshire

Your Volunteer Co-ordinator for Oxfordshire is Kevin. For an informal chat about any role please contact him via volunteers@connectionsupport.org.uk stating the role you’re interested in or call/text on 07799 110037.

Buckinghamshire

Your Volunteer Co-ordinator for Buckinghamshire is Milena. For an informal chat about any role please contact her via volunteers@connectionsupport.org.uk stating the role you’re interested in or call on 01296 484322.