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    Volunteers are crucial to the work we do – bringing a fresh perspective and much needed resource

    At InterAct we deliver support where it is needed most – in the heart of the community. Our work is challenging, but extremely rewarding. Volunteers are crucial to the work we do – bringing a fresh perspective and much needed resource.

    We offer people the opportunity to really make a difference to change the lives of young people, young adults, individuals and families living in Essex who are challenged with social disadvantage, disability and isolation.

    We invite you to join us at InterAct.

    Your interest in volunteering might be because you would like to give back to your local community, support something you believe in, to establish new friendships or develop new skills. 

    Volunteering with InterAct is a two-way experience with benefits for you in return for your time. These include:

    • Meeting new people
    • Having fun
    • Developing new skills and strengths
    • Adding value to your CV or your UCAS application
    • Opportunities to undertake training and personal development
    • Having your out-of-pocket travel expenses reimbursed


    We offer a wide range of volunteer opportunities, from front line delivery roles such as peer mentoring and group activity support, to helping behind the scenes with admin, marketing, fundraising and gardening.

    “Volunteering with InterAct is great because it has given me the opportunity to make new friends and give back to people who need it. It’s also great on my CV as I am looking to get into Youth Work.” A volunteer

    “I think they are very friendly and willing to do what I want to do with the activities, and they enjoy it as well” A young person supported by volunteers in his Circle of Support

    InterAct is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people, and all volunteers are subject to clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

    View our current opportunities

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