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Volun-tees aims to support staff, students and recent graduates from Teesside University to engage in volunteering activities both within the local community or on University-led volunteering programmes.

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Volun-tees encourages volunteers to develop their employability skills through volunteering and helps develop a wider range of opportunities with voluntary/community organisations.

Volunteers

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You can find out all the information you need to know by downloading a copy of the welcome guide.

Organisations

Organisations

Volun-tees provides a FREE service to local and national voluntary organisations

  • Help promote volunteering opportunities in the community
  • Promote services that organisations provide
  • Raise awareness and potential fundraising opportunities
  • Provide networking and share good practice opportunities

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Case studies

Organisations

Recovery Connections

Kayleigh Dunningan It is my role to lead on the Community element of the Recovery Connections service; leading a team of staff, volunteers and Recovery Ambassadors we attempt to break down the stigma closely associated with addiction and show that recovery is possible and positive. I work in the Community most of the time doing awareness events and activities

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The Bungalow Partnership

Rod Lyall, Director of The Bungalow Partnership:. My role involves the overall management of the organisation, monitoring of case referrals, recruitment, mentoring and training of volunteers, mentoring for students and liaising with schools and outside agencies.

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Boro Angels

David Gee, Boro Angels chairman . We patrol the streets of Middlesbrough, mainly on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings, assisting anyone who may be in need of a helping hand, whether it be a bottle of water, chat, first aid or contacting the emergency services.

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Sanctuary Supported Living

Sanctuary Supported Living Stockton Carers Service is part of the Sanctuary Group. The service we provide is for adult carers over the age of 18 who provide unpaid care to an adult over the age of 18 who resides in the Stockton area.

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Fixers

My name is Emily and I am the Young Person's Co-ordinator for Fixers, an award winning innovative multi-media charity working across the UK on social action projects with 16 to 25 year olds.

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Students

Carley Dawson, BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology

Carley Dawson

I saw that Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind were advertising for the role of Appropriate Adult and I had also read about other Appropriate Adults experiences of volunteering with Mind through Volun-tees so decided to apply.

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Luke Thomas, BA (Hons) Business Management

Luke Thomas

I volunteer with Enactus Teesside which is part of Enactus UK. There's a multitude of reasons as to why I decided to volunteer for this organisation. It's a fantastic opportunity to make an impact on your local communities through helping in areas your passionate about, in addition to gaining valuable experience that can be transposed to the workplace upon graduation of university.

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Emma Nelson, BA (Hons) Education Studies

Emma Nelson

Since 2017 I have volunteered on Wednesdays and Fridays in year 2, 3 and 4 at Ingleby Mill Primary School and for additional experience, I volunteered in Ayresome Primary in year five and six. I assist the teachers with intervention work, and I support pupils with their learning.Friday lunchtimes I run a gardening club replanting the beds in the year three and four calm garden.

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