Our volunteers play a crucial role in helping us support people living with spinal cord inury. Without them we couldn’t do what we do. So if you’re looking to help us through giving your time, you’re in the right place.
With more than 3 million volunteers working in the health and social care sector alone, it’s crucial to helping people get the support they need. Volunteers help us to best deliver our services to those affected by spinal cord injury.
Feel good factor
Research commissioned by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) shows growing evidence that volunteering boosts mental health and wellbeing. In the ‘Time Well Spent’ survey (Jan 2019) the most common benefits volunteers reported were enjoyment, a sense of personal achievement and feeling that they make a difference. Three-quarters of those surveyed say it improves their mental health and two-thirds reported feeling less isolated
New skills and experiences
Volunteering is a superb way of learning new skills – and helps many people build experience for paid-work. It’s also a brilliant way of giving back, switching off, and meeting new people
The number of volunteers in health and social care in the UK is estimated at more than 3 million people, according to research commissioned by NCVO
Volunteering with SIA
To lean more about what volunteering with us involves read our FAQs.
We currently have two volunteer opportunities available, for a full role description click on the links below to find out more and fill in our registration form if you wish to be considered for one of these roles.
If what’s currently on offer is not for you but you would still like to get involved, you can also use the form below to register your interest.
This is an opportunity to gain experience in a range of communications disciplines including social media, volunteering with a charity that delivers innovative and meaningful campaigns on a national level.
CRM and member engagement volunteer
Volunteer as part of our CRM and membership engagement team. This is an opportunity to gain experience in data entry and the use of MS Dynamics, our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database whilst working in an office environment.
To register your interest in one of these roles or in volunteering with us generally please complete the registration form.