What can I do?

Sense volunteer roles have something to offer for everyone. Whether you’re interested in meeting new people, trying new challenges or sharing your existing skills and experience, we’ll aim to find you an opportunity to match.

A volunteer shaking maracasFor all roles, we’ll make sure you receive the information and support you need to carry out your role effectively and keep you up to date with Sense news and developments.

Find out more about volunteering:

Current top roles

Get in touch now about the following roles we’re currently recruiting for by completing our volunteering enquiry form

TouchBase Pears

TouchBase Pears is a pioneering, fully accessible, multi-purpose venue for the whole community in Selly Oak, in the heart of Birmingham.

We see TouchBase as a place for people from Birmingham and beyond to come together and do remarkable things.  We will have a range of volunteering opportunities as a Customer Service volunteer, in our Hive Café, in our shop and others to be developed.

Come to our open days at TouchBase Pears every Tuesday in August to find out more and see our services in action.

Sense in Tower Hamlets

Sense Young People’s Services in Tower Hamlets is an exciting and fun filled project offering buddying and holiday clubs. Volunteer today and you can support children and young people with disabilities to access activities, holiday clubs and to make the most of their free time. For more information contact thvolunteering@sense.org.uk or find out more about volunteering in Tower Hamlets.

Lunch time support volunteer
Get to know our Sense College students, supporting them to make choices about their food, spending time with them, helping to set up and clear down at lunch times and being involved in food preparation and service during the week in term times.

The Summer term starts 24 April and runs until 11 August and ideally the lunchtime support volunteers would available at least one day a week over lunch times during the week.

Activities volunteer
Our activities volunteers will work alongside Sense College staff, helping to set up, clear away and take part in recreational activities such as arts and crafts, rebound therapy, music and drama, gardening or getting out into the community alongside our students with complex needs.

We're looking for volunteers to get involved during term time. The Summer term starts 24 April and runs until 11 August. Activity times may vary during the week, but will be during the day on a weekday.

More volunteering roles

We have many more volunteering opportunities available. Find out about roles in your local area.

First published: Friday 13 April 2012
Updated: Tuesday 15 August 2017