We value our volunteers and seek to ensure their diverse roles are rewarding and valuable to all. Humankind holds the UK Investors in Volunteers accreditation.
Volunteering with Humankind benefits us all
People who spend time volunteering with Humankind are treated with respect and are considered very much part of our workforce. Us, and our beneficiaries, have the privilege of experiencing the added value and knowledge that volunteers bring to our services.
We offer great volunteering opportunities which are fulfilling and rewarding. This can support you achieve your end goal, whether that be paid employment with us or elsewhere, providing an opportunity to help others, and giving you the chance to do something worthwhile. We want to make sure you enjoy your role and get the most out of volunteering with us.
‘My time volunteering with Humankind has provided me with a real sense of purpose, and it has helped me to build the skills and confidence to be able to gain full-time employment with the organisation’ – Volunteer, Humankind.
‘Volunteering as a student has been incredible – it has given me some structure to my week as well as feeling like a productive member of my community feels great to be able to give something back’ – Volunteer, Humankind.
‘For me, making a difference is a legal high. I spend up to 7.5 hours a week with clients and I know I AM making a difference’ – Volunteer, Humankind.
A variety of roles
Humankind offers a variety of roles and opportunities for its volunteers. These range from advocate to researcher, admin support to peer mentor, group facilitator to data entry and fundraiser to complementary therapist.