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Become a volunteer

We have over 150 fantastic volunteers at One25. They provide a massive amount of support in effectively running our drop-in sessions, outreach, fundraising and office work. We also recruit volunteers to help out at our events. All volunteers receive a package of support including ongoing training and supervision.

If you are thinking about volunteering with us the first step would be to attend one of our Volunteer Information Evenings. This is an opportunity to find out more about how we work and the different roles available.

Following the Information Evening you will be invited to submit an application form and attend an informal interview. If you are applying for a frontline role in our Drop-in service or on our Outreach Van you would also need to attend a full-day Induction training.

Information evening: Monday 15th October, 6.00pm to 8.00pm  Click here to book your place
Application deadline: Friday 19th October, 5.00pm (informal interviews week beginning 22nd October)
Induction day: Thursday 1 November, 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Current vacancies:

Peony Service Volunteers

One25’s new Peony service will support women more established in recovery who are also more likely to ‘fall through the cracks’ of Bristol’s service provision. The role of the Peony volunteer is to make sure that the space is a warm, friendly, and safe space for the vulnerable women that access it. Find out more

Drop-in Volunteers

We are looking for new volunteers to join our Drop-in Volunteer team, helping us to make sure that the drop-in space is a warm, homely, friendly and safe space for the vulnerable women that access it. Volunteers provide a supportive listening ear to the women accessing the drop-in, and also help us with practical tasks.  You would need to be available for at least one session each month for at least a year.  Sessions are 12pm to 4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Both Peony and Drop-in volunteer roles are ‘front-line’ and open to women only. You need to be aged 20 or above and able to attend an full-day Induction.

Volunteer Cooks (Drop-in service)

We are looking for new volunteers to join our team of cooks, preparing home cooked meals for women attending our drop-in sessions.  You would need to be confident cooking a two course meal for 20+ women and available for at least one sessions each month for at least a year.  Cooking sessions are 10.30am to 1pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday and Fridays.  We welcome both women and men for this role.  You would need to be aged 18 or above and willing to complete an online Food Hygiene qualification.

Office Support & Admin Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers with office, IT, administrative and organisational skills who would like to join our fun and friendly team and use their skills to make a difference to some of the most vulnerable women in our city.

Outreach Van Volunteers

There are no volunteer vacancies on our outreach van at present and there is a waiting list for this role.

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Before attending an information evening, please read our Volunteer Policy, Christian Ethos paper and Equality and Diversity Policy below. We also have some FAQs. If you have questions not answered there, please email iwanttovolunteer@one25.org.uk. 

Got a question? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

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One25 Volunteer Policy

One25 Volunteer Policy

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One25 Christian Ethos paper

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One25 Equality and Diversity Policy

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