CCP is proud to hold Investing in Volunteers accreditation. We can offer a world of opportunities to people wishing to become volunteers. Whether it’s 4 hours per week or as a full time volunteer, there is something for everyone.

We provide structured training alongside paid staff and many volunteers progress to full or part time paid positions.

We offer voluntary work which includes:

  • Acting as Appropriate Adults to young people and vulnerable adults in police custody
  • Supporting families in their own homes, helping them cope with the stresses of family life
  • Giving advice and information to people of all ages at Cheltenham 1st Stop
  • Helping to deliver positive activities for young people
  • Acting as an advocate, to give vulnerable people a voice and uphold their rights
  • Cooking with young people living in CCP Foyer
  • Mentoring and befriending young people in care
  • Reception and administration duties
  • Fundraising activities and research

NOTE: This form is for volunteer applications ONLY. Please do not use it to submit job applications.

20 Reasons to Volunteer with CCP

• Meet new people
• Help your local community
• Try something new
• Enhance your CV
• Explore new areas of interest
• Get out of the house
• Use your skills in a productive way
• Learn new skills
• Make a positive difference
• Feel involved
• Increase your confidence
• Challenge yourself
• Keep active
• Inspire others
• Develop new talents
• Have something new to talk about
• Make good use of your spare time
• Discover new potential career paths
• Because you can!
• Volunteering is fun!

More info

For more information or to request an information pack, please contact CCP on 0300 365 8999 or call into 340 High Street, Cheltenham.
In line with CCP’s safe recruitment policy, volunteer posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.

Volunteers, along with all other CCP staff, complete an induction and training programme in Principles of Effective Client Support and Safeguarding. An additional bespoke package of training will be offered as appropriate, covering topics such as Appropriate Adult, Substance Misuse and Mental Health. To provide support and encourage personal development, each volunteer is assigned a personal mentor.