Most homelessness services simply couldn’t run without their volunteers, and this is especially true of day centres and drop-ins. But supporting and managing volunteers takes time and energy. This guidance is intended to be both a checklist and a source of ideas so that services, and day centres in particular, can enable their volunteers to thrive.
The Homeless Link job board a unique recruitment portal for the homelessness and supported housing sectors, putting employers and candidates together in one place. Any jobs that have been ring-fenced for applicants with lived experience of homelessness and any volunteering jobs, are free to advertise.