We have almost 30 volunteers who contribute many hours of their time every month to supporting Forward Leeds.

Our volunteers are key to us delivering an effective and successful service. We have a wide range of volunteer roles being filled by people with a variety of skills and experience from different backgrounds

People who spend time volunteering with Forward Leeds are considered very much part of our team. We couldn’t do our work with our volunteers.

We can offer great volunteering opportunities which are fulfilling and rewarding and which can lead to paid employment with us or elsewhere.

Volunteering Roles

Volunteer – No Regrets Content Developer – Remote

Closing Date
4 January 2021

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We are looking for a group of volunteers (aged 18-25) to support us with No Regrets campaign. Volunteers will be working closely with our Marketing and Comms team, generating new ideas for the campaign and creating content for the website. We want to hear from anyone with a creative flair who can support with suggesting ideas, writing blogs, creating videos, designing quizzes or something we haven’t thought of yet. It could be just acting as the sounding board for the ideas of others or supporting us to share messages with the right people in Leeds. You will have the chance to bring your own ideas to the table and support our staff deliver a social marketing content-led campaign that encourages young people to stay in control when they drink and have a night with no regrets.

This is a great opportunity to be involved in a public health marketing campaign making a real difference in the city. Participants will benefit from working closely with experienced public health and marketing professionals from Forward Leeds and Leeds City Council. The aim is to develop content and create a campaign that supports Leeds in its vision to be a healthy and caring city.

For more information and to apply please visit the Humankind Careers Page

Forward Leeds’ volunteer programme has received the Investors in Volunteers accreditation. This is the UK quality standard for all organisations involving volunteers, it recognises commitment to providing an all round volunteer experience. Forward Leeds employs two dedicated Volunteer Coordinators.

There are many benefits from volunteering with Forward Leeds

  • Learning new skills
  • Gaining work experience
  • Building your confidence and self esteem
  • Meeting new people
  • Trying something new
  • Developing a skill, hobby or interest
  • Making a difference to your own life and the lives of others
  • Being part of a community
  • Sense of achievement
  • Increased employability

As a volunteer you can expect to:-

  • be given a clear role description
  • undertake an induction and appropriate training
  • have safe working conditions
  • receive the same training opportunities as other members of staff
  • of be reimbursed for agreed out of pocket expenses associated with your volunteering
  • have opportunities to develop new skills and develop knowledge
  • use your skills, knowledge and talents to help others
  • have regular supervision and dedicated support
  • be treated with respect

All of our current volunteer opportunities are advertised on humankind.careers if there are no vacancies in your area please keep checking the site for regular updates. You can contact us about volunteering using the form below.

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