Volunteering

Opportunities

Below are the current opportunities we have with some details about the types of roles available. For more information about any of the roles, please contact us so we can explain in more detail and answer any questions you might have.

Information advisor

  • Responding to general requests for information and advice over the phone, face-to-face or via email
  • Knowledge of services or organisations across Nottinghamshire who work with individuals that have a disability or care for someone
  • Be an advocate for Disability Nottinghamshire and promote the services it can offer to people
  • Good listener, non-judgemental and general awareness of issues facing disabled people or carers

Welfare benefits and/or appeals

  • Responding to welfare benefit and/or appeal requests for information and advice over the phone, face-to-face or via email
  • Help individuals complete a variety of forms e.g. welfare benefits, housing, tax etc…
  • Understand the implications advice can have on welfare benefits and decisions
  • Carry out ‘better off’ calculations to see if an individual is receiving everything they are entitled to
  • Knowledge of the welfare benefits process and/or appeals system

Marketing and communications

  • Good communicator using a variety of methods to make people aware of the services we can offer
  • Experience of social media, public relations, local media, press, web sites, desk top publishing and photography
  • Creating leaflets, posters, guides, reports and publicity materials
  • Consistent approach to branding, identity and reputation
  • Identify opportunities for us to promote our services

Admin, research and statistics

  • General admin duties, filing, office tasks, indexing, organisation etc…
  • Updating, maintaining and ensuring our client data is accurate, timely and meaningful
  • Analytical skills and ability to translate statistical information into simple reports or tables
  • A flair for research and a commitment to ensuring feedback is gathered from clients to ensure our services meet people’s needs.
  • Monitor the difference we make to people’s lives by measuring the outcomes and impact our of services

Fundraising, donations and grants

  • Help generate unrestricted income by undertaking fundraising activities e.g. sponsored events, fundraisers, raffles, entertainment, coffee mornings
  • Increase donations, including gift aid, to help support the charity deliver the services people need
  • Investigate possible funding and grant opportunities which the charity could apply

Access auditors

  • Have you an eye for detail? Do you have a disability or experience of disability? Then why not consider joining our access audit team.
  • Full training, equipment and support will be provided to assist you in becoming an volunteer access auditor. Previous examples of audits we have carried out include bus stations, parks, offices and public buildings.

Board of Trustee’s

If you think you’ve got what it takes to become a member of our Board, then please make all enquiries to the Chair. More info about the Board can be found here – Board of Trustees

Peer support

Please contact to discuss.