Come and Volunteer With UCOMM
Become A Volunteer
Voluntary work can be very rewarding in many ways. If you have some spare time on your hands, or are looking for ways to improve your career, social skills, or enhance your CV, then we welcome you to complete this online form, and become a UCOMM Volunteer. Currently, UCOMM relies entirely on the work of it's volunteers, so we are always happy to welcome more kind hearted people who are willing to give their time, skills and expertise. Please note that we are currently only accepting volunteers who reside within the UK & Ireland.
How Can Volunteering Help You?
There are several benefits to volunteering for UCOMM:
- Volunteering opens up a whole new opportunity to make new friends, and connect with other organisations
- Volunteering is good for your soul, mind and body. A simple act of kindess has enormous health benefits, which includes helping you to stay physically healthy
- Helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose.
- Volunteering can be used as a stepping stone to advance your career
- Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to yourself and your family
- If you are looking to increase your self confidence, then volunteering is a good place to start
How UCOMM Benefits From It's Volunteers
Your contribution as a UCOMM volunteer will help the organisation in so many different ways:
- You will be enabling UCOMM to fulfil it's aims, as well as helping us to develop a more diverse workforce
- Increasing the quality of services or programs that UCOMM provides
- You will be helping us to make available services or levels of services that we otherwise may not have been able to provide
- As a volunteer, you will be making a positive impact on economic, social, cultural and environmental issues
- You will be helping UCOMM to promote understanding between community groups, as well as helping to build community social networks and cohesion
What Volunteers Can Expect From UCOMM
Please note, that as a volunteers, you will not have a contract of employment, so you don’t have the same rights as an employee or worker. UCOMM will give you a volunteer agreement that explains:
- The level of supervision and support you’ll get
- A Job Description
- Information on the training you will get
- Information as to whether you are covered under the UCOMM’s employer or public liability insurance
- Information on Health and safety issues
- Information on any expenses that UCOMM will cover
Also please note that the volunteer agreement isn’t compulsory, but sets out what you can expect from UCOMM. It doesn’t form a contract between you and the organisation.
For more information on volunteering and legal status, please visit The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) by Clicking Here