Become a volunteer

You can make a difference and volunteer for one of our life changing projects.

We have a variety of volunteering opportunities in each of our services…

What we expect from volunteers.

A Way Out’s successes are due to great teamwork. This includes our dedicated volunteers.  Volunteering with A Way Out can be an extremely rewarding and also a challenging experience.



Role and Responsibilities of volunteers

  • To be a reliable and consistent team member.


  • To communicate efficiently and effectively and within required deadlines with your team / service.


  • To attend and contribute to staff/volunteer briefings and de-briefings, at the beginning and end of each session.


  • To assist in the delivery and implementation of the project targeting and building relationships with women and young people through group and individual work.


  • To complete required service/client monitoring paperwork and submit within stipulated deadlines.


  • To adhere strictly to A Way Out policies and procedures.


  • To attend periodical volunteer update briefings where possible.


  • To read and understand periodical volunteer updates and briefings communicated by email.


  • To reliably fulfil agreed rota commitments – A Way Out relies critically upon the support of volunteers to deliver the services


Attitudes & Professional Conduct


  • To show love, understanding and compassion at all times


  • To provide assistance to beneficiaries within the agreed boundaries of the project as detailed during volunteer training, volunteer briefings and de-briefing


  • Always treat beneficiaries with respect and with a non-judgmental attitude


  • Team members must not use illegal drugs at any time, even outside of work


  • Adhere to the Safeguarding, Confidentiality and  Professional Boundaries Policies




  • Be able to remain calm in difficult situations


  • Be able to communicate with women and young people effectively

Compete our volunteer interest for and a member of our team will get back to you.

For our Volunteers Privacy Notices please see below: