Sanctuary’s employee volunteering scheme has been supporting volunteer placements for our staff since 2013.

Through the scheme, Sanctuary Group offers our employees the chance to volunteer for up to two days per year in the communities we support, learning new skills in a unique setting. If you are a charity and would like to recruit volunteers to help you with a short-term project, we are looking for employee volunteering partners (Placement Managers) to coordinate opportunities for our staff.

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What you need to know:

Our employees can volunteer for up to two days per year. Opportunities should take place during normal working hours on a short-term basis.

We have employees in many locations across the country, with the greatest numbers in:

  • Banbury
  • Chester
  • Ely
  • Hull
  • Leeds
  • London
  • Paignton
  • Shiregreen, Sheffield
  • Worcester

Sanctuary staff bowling with residents

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Benefits of providing a placement

Hosting a placement for Sanctuary employee volunteers can help your charity or community group to make improvements or complete a special project. Sanctuary staff have a wide variety of professional and personal skills and working together we can help you to:

  • raise awareness of the work that you do in your community
  • access a range of skills at no cost
  • complete a project on your 'wish list'
  • improve indoor and outdoor spaces

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What Placement Managers have said:

Sanctuary staff helped local charity Worcester Snoezelen to produce a professional marketing video, to showcase the work of the charity and their facilities.

We were absolutely thrilled to see the hard work and dedication the apprentices at Sanctuary Group had put in to making this film for us and the end result was fantastic. The film itself was great and everyone here at Worcester Snoezelen would like to say a massive thank you to those involved in the project.

Jane Roberts, Worcester Snoezelen’s Chief Officer

 

Sanctuary apprentices helping to create a video for Snoezelen

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Get involved

If you think your charity and our staff could benefit from a placement, why not contact us?

Email: Employee.Volunteer@sanctuary-housing.co.uk or call 01905 335411.

Alternatively, complete the form below with a few details about what you can offer our staff, and a member of the team will be in touch.

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