Volunteer for Guideposts: learn new skills, make new friends

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Learn new skills, meet new people or figure out what you want to do as a career. Make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities, mental health difficulties, or dementia. Volunteer for Guideposts!

Ways you can volunteer

If you’re not sure you would fit with any of our existing roles, but would still like to see how you can help Guideposts, we’d be happy to talk to you and fit you in! We believe everyone has something they can contribute. Send us an enquiry here.

Lead or assist with one of our Zoom groups, write for us, or help us prepare activity packs – we have roles from as little as an hour a week of commitment!

We have groups running in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Hertfordshire, and a huge range of activities and socials to get involved in.

Get your hands dirty at our community garden in Oxfordshire or become a befriender and take our members on day trips!

You can make a huge difference by enabling someone with a learning disability to get to a day centre they attend.

Help one of our members get out of the house and into the community with our one-to-one support schemes.

Get experience in HR, finance, fundraising or other office work while contributing to a good cause!

Experiences from other volunteers

"I've realised I'm capable of things I wasn't so sure about"

“I’ve realised I’m capable of things I wasn’t so sure about”

Follow Maria's journey as she gains confidence, finds happiness in making a difference, and takes on new challenges ...
Kal smiling. They have blue hair, a dark blue shirt, and round glasses.

Meet Kal from Better Connected – Mingle!

Meet Kal, Group Leader for Guideposts Better Connected's LGBTQ+ group Mingle! He tells us how the group started, ...
Helen smiling holding vegetables grown at Guideposts Dig N Grow group.

Volunteering: The Benefits

1/06/2022 This week marks Volunteers' Week, to thank volunteers and recognise the fantastic contribution they make in society ...

Other ways you can help

Raise funds

Find out how you can donate to Guideposts, give money as you shop, or become a fundraising ambassador and raise funds through sponsored challenges or events.

Corporate partnerships

By working in partnership with Guideposts, your business can support people living with long term conditions, disability, or caring responsibilities to improve their mental health and wellbeing and help them feel included in their local communities.

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