Volunteer with The Benjamin Foundation

Make a difference to young lives in Norfolk and Suffolk by volunteering with The Benjamin Foundation. Volunteers can make a huge contribution to our work. Whether you wish to provide support through your organisation or as an individual, you can help young people in Norfolk and Suffolk to finally feel hopeful of a better future.

We also want to ensure that you have an inspiring and rewarding experience with us. Volunteering is a two way process and there’s so much you could gain in return for donating your time to us. In order to ensure that you have a positive experience, we seek to:

  • Offer equal opportunities to get involved
  • Match your skills to the right volunteering role
  • Provide support, training and supervision
  • Build your confidence and self esteem
  • Improve your CV and help you to gain work experience
  • Make new friends and contacts
  • Make a difference to your community

To find out more about our current volunteering opportunities please email us at:  [email protected]

  • Student Fundraising Ambassador

    • Role: Student Fundraising Ambassador (Volunteer)
    • Hours: Flexible, dependent on events and opportunities available and your commitments
    • Location: Norwich/Norfolk/Remote
    • How to apply: Please complete our volunteer application form

  • Volunteer Administrator

    • Role: Volunteer Administrator
    • Hours: 5 - 10 hours per week. Exact days & hours to be mutually agreed to meet the needs of the service
    • Location: Anchorage, Great Yarmouth
    • How to apply: Please complete our volunteer application form

  • Ebay and Social Media Volunteer - Ipswich

    • Role:  To maximise income by selecting and selling suitable items on Ebay and to increase awareness, footfall and sales through social media.  Please see the role description below.
    • Hours:  To be mutually agreed to meet the needs of the service
    • Location:  Ipswich, Re-use shop
    • How to apply: Please complete our Volunteer Application Form

  • Heart and Home Hosts

    • Supported lodgings service: Hosts needed in Suffolk and Norfolk - particularly Norwich, Ipswich and surrounding areas.
    • Provide accommodation: to vulnerable young people aged 16-18 years of age who are in need of stability and security.
    • Offer: a spare room, support, tolerance and understanding.
    • Receive: on-going comprehensive support and training
    • Subject to: Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), assessment and home visits and references check.
    • Support payment: to cover expenses of approximately £125 per week whilst you have a young person staying with you.
    • Hosts are not employed by The Benjamin Foundation.

Staff and residents at Butterfly House
Quote Marks Left I honestly don't know what I would have done without the Rent Deposit Scheme and the help of The Benjamin Foundation.

Young person supported by the Rent Deposit Scheme.

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