Volunteer for Get A-Head and Make a Difference

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 4, 2017

Here’s 5 Great Reasons Why You Should Volunteer for Get A-Head

It’s Good For You!

  • Lowers stress
  • Helps your forget your own problems and focus on helping others
  • Strong feeling of life satisfaction

Boost Your Career Prospects

  • Employers look upon volunteering positively
  • Helps to give your CV a boost
  • You never know who you might meet!

Learn New Skills

  • Our events require skills in lots of different arears
  • Great way to boost communication skills
  • Learn from those around you

Make New Friends

  • Our team are a friendly bunch!
  • Our fundraisers and fellow volunteers come from all over the UK
  • We keep in touch with everyone involved in our support team through our newsletter

Make a Difference

  • Every time you help us, we can help a patient
  • All of our funds goes towards education, research and treatment

 

Here at Get A-Head we need reliable and enthusiastic volunteers to get involved in a wide range of different and exciting events.

Whether you’re a group or individual, we’d love you to get together and do something worthwhile! From helping in the office to lending a hand at our larger events, there are loads of ways you can get involved.

Opportunities include helping out at our Annual Ball, face -painting at our Easter Egg Hunt, sending out our Charity Newsletters, manning a cloakroom at sample and warehouse sales, bucket collections at various events, running Marathons or Half-Marathons, cycling events or skdiving from 12,000 feet!

Long term volunteer, Fran Gurney, said: “I love volunteering at Get A-Head.  I’d encourage everyone to volunteer! It’s a great way to meet new people and learn new skills.”

Selena Tye “I’ve not volunteered much before but I loved the Easter Egg Hunt in Warwick! It was great to be part of such an exciting new event. Everyone was really friendly and it meant my husband could come along with the children and enjoy the day as well”

Sandra Reynolds “I volunteer regularly, I love talking to people and making new friends, I particularly enjoy how it keeps me active and the sense of achievement when you know that you’ve worked to help people.”

Volunteering is a fantastic way to build your confidence, pick up new, transferable skills, give your career a boost and meet like-minded people.

So… what are you waiting for?

If you’d like to get involved please register your interest in becoming a Get A-Head volunteer by calling the office on 0121 794 9596 or emailing info@getahead.org.uk

Thank you!