Tag Archives: Volunteering

Volunteer Profile – Mark

After working my way up the career ladder I was extremely fortunate in 2014 to be able to stop working and embark upon the next stage in my life. After training for and finishing a Lands End to John O’ … Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile – Scott

Can too many cooks spoil the broth? And why jumping out of the frying pan into the fire, really can be good for you! Can there ever be too many cooks? I don’t think so and it’s not an industry … Continue reading

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Volunteer Profile – Martin

It was nearly 6 years ago that I began my involvement with Doorway. I was slowly recovering from having been extremely ill, my hospital visits had reduced to monthly, and I had just got to the point where I was … Continue reading

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Information for the Sponsored SleepOut – 23rd January 2016

Message to all the lovely peeps who have expressed an interest in joining us for the sponsored SleepOut on Saturday 23rd January: You need to make sure that you read the information pack before signing up, Especially the check list … Continue reading

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The Journey from Volunteering to Employment – Sian’s Story

Sian, Doorway’s Administrator, was recently interviewed by the Volunteer Centre Wiltshire and her story has just been published on their website. Sian had recently completed an Open University degree in Psychology and was looking for something new to do with her spare … Continue reading

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Doorway Volunteers – Guest Opinion Column published in the Gazette & Herald newspaper – September 2013

There is a moment of calm, before the challenges of a drop-in session, when the team of Doorway staff and volunteers is sat around the table patiently waiting for the briefing to begin. There has already been a lively buzz … Continue reading

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Doorway Volunteer Profiles – Andrew

Andrew was inspired to volunteer with a homeless organisation after watching Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire. He found Doorway online and has been volunteering there for five months. He enjoys being on the front desk of the drop-in session as it is … Continue reading

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