We rely heavily on our devoted team of volunteers, who come from all walks of life. Every role is different, from befriending guests to helping out at publicity events. You do not need any experience of volunteering, all we ask of you is that you are over 18, and are compassionate, friendly and reliable.
Why volunteer for us
People give up their time for a number of reasons including:
• Meet new people and make friends • Learn new skills and improve your CV • Give something back to your local community • Help make a difference to the lives of homeless people and those with housing needs in Bury St Edmunds.
What can you expect
Bury Drop In offer a vast range of volunteer opportunities including
Text/telephone virtual befriender
All of our volunteers are provided with ongoing training and support, and the opportunity to shadow current volunteers so that you can find out what role suits you best.
How to apply
We are always happy to have a chat with you before you commit to volunteering with us. We invite all of our prospective volunteers to one of our sessions before you commit, so that you can get a real feel for what we do.