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Do you have time to spare to help a young person or adult?  Can you offer encouragement, inspiration and support?  We are looking for volunteers for a range of exciting projects.

Volunteering for Adviza will offer you an interesting and rewarding opportunity to help people reach their full potential, whilst receiving full support and training. See below for our current volunteering opportunities:

Volunteer Independent Supporters

We are looking for inspirational individuals who have a few hours to spare and are keen to use their skills and experience to help young people with special educational needs and their families.

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Role description

Interested? Complete our Volunteer application form or contact us:
0118 402 7177 indepentsupport@adviza.org.uk

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Volunteer Counsellors 

Time to Talk - Bucks offer a free confidential Counselling service available to all young people in Reading and Buckinghamshire aged 11 –19 (up to 25 years for young people with special needs).  We are recruiting volunteer counsellors to work with us. Enquiries are welcome from qualified counsellors and students in the latter stages of their training looking for a placement.  We provide excellent support and comprehensive training. 

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Time to Talk Bucks

Lucky Break Mentors

We are looking for volunteer mentors to get involved in exciting projects that include:

  • Supporting young people aged 16-19 (up to 25 with special educational needs and disability) who are looking for employment, training or education opportunities.
  • Working with 12 to 15 year olds in school who are not achieving their full potential.

We need people who have the ability to offer inspiration and encouragement, have at least a few hours of free time and an interest in working with young people.

Role description

Request an application pack

Buckinghamshire
Mentoring Coordinator: Rachel Le Sauvage
Mob: 0782 794 3409
Email: volunteermentors@adviza.org.uk

Berkshire
Mentoring Coordinator: Charlotte Anurukem 
Mob: 0774 747 6820
Email: luckybreak@adviza.org.uk

Oxfordshire
Mentoring Coordinator: Lesley Tulitt
Mob: 0774 747 6782
Email: luckybreak@adviza.org.uk

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Volunteer Mentors - Lone Parents

We are looking for volunteers to support young lone parents in High Wycombe to move into sustainable employment or training.

You will meet your mentee at a mutually convenient time for at least one hour every two weeks. Duration is for at least six months or as long as it takes to get the lone parent into work or training.

Role description

Find out more: 
Mentoring Coordinator: Rachel Le Sauvage
Mob: 0782 794 3409
Email: volunteermentors@adviza.org.uk

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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