Volunteering

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Can you spare some time to make a huge difference to improving the lives of people living with a brain injury?

Our volunteers take part in a wide variety of challenging and rewarding roles based on their interests, skills and experiences.

At Headway Cambridgeshire you can volunteer as an individual or with your organisation through our corporate partnerships. We can also offer internships.

We have volunteering opportunities available across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. 

Volunteer areas include:

  • Admin support
  • Fundraising
  • Hub services support
  • Peer mentoring
  • Social and support groups

Benefits

There are a wide range of reasons to volunteer for Headway Cambridgeshire; you could be looking to gain experience working in a charity or with our clients, or you may want to take part in some of our practical activities such as art or gardening, or you may just want to make a difference.

Whatever your reason for wanting to get involved there are many benefits to volunteering for Headway Cambridgeshire. 

  • You'll be part of a supportive and dedicated team
  • You'll be making a real difference to the lives of people with a brain injury
  • You'll get to learn new skills, as well as gain new experiences and confidence
  • You'll find out about brain injury
  • You'll meet new people and have fun

We are very lucky to have a wonderful team of dedicated volunteers who help us run our services and support people in the county with a brain injury. We hope that you can come and join them. 

In return for your time we offer a comprehensive induction and training programme, on-going support and development, as well as reimbursement of out of pocket expenses.

Volunteering opportunities

Applying to volunteer

For more information, or to apply for one of our opportunities, please contact us: 

volunteering@headway-cambs.org.uk

Should you be interested in other areas of volunteering not listed here then please get in touch to discuss this with us. 

All volunteers must be over 18 and will be subject to a DBS check.

The Hospital Brain Injury Co-ordinator became someone who absolutely understood how I felt, I didn’t need to explain. I could talk about my fears and worries. She was such a great support through the difficult days, but could also celebrate the small step successes, which was important to me.