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Why volunteer with Hft
Why volunteer with Hft

Why volunteer with Hft

Our volunteers come from all walks of life and volunteer for lots of different reasons.  All our volunteers have something in common - they help us to make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities.

Volunteering - helping someone get creative

Volunteering for Hft can be rewarding in lots of ways.

Personal and career development
Volunteering is a great way to develop new skills, build your self-confidence, or help your career prospects.

Some of our volunteers come to us because they want to completely change direction in their careers and get experience of a new type of job.

Training and development
We provide on the job training for our volunteering roles. You may also have the opportunity to get a volunteering accreditation with schemes like the Duke of Edinburgh awards scheme.

It’s fun
Volunteering is great fun and a brilliant opportunity to meet new people.

What next?
Get in touch with our volunteering team to find out more, on 01274 655956 or via email at

Alternatively, download and complete a copy of the volunteer application form below, and return it to us today.

Apply to be an Hft volunteer

Download, complete and return the volunteer application form.

  • Application form - MS Word format

  • Application form - pdf format

Under 18?

If you're under 18, we'll also need a Parental Consent Form signed by your parent/guardian.

  • Parental Consent form - MS Word format

  • Parental Consent form - pdf format