All our volunteering opportunities are advertised on VARB.org.uk
Volunteer in our Relate Shop
We rely on our charity shop to allow us to provide our services. Our shop is staffed by a team of volunteers who give up their time each week to help us out. We have a frequent turnover of stock so you’re always sure to find something interesting and attractive.
Where Are We?
Our shop is located at 2 Trehaven Parade in Woodhatch, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7LL (view map). From the outside the shop may look small but once you step inside you’ll find so many treasures you can spend hours roaming around it and after recently expanding into the shop next door there’s now double the stock to browse and explore! The shop is open 6 days a week, 10.00- 4.30 Monday to Friday with half-day closing on Saturdays.
Three Ways You Can Help
Browse our latest stock. Every pound you spend will go straight to help support counselling or to our young people’s counselling service.
Become a shop volunteer. Whether you can supply a few hours a week or would like to be listed as an emergency helper in case of sickness, we’d be glad to have your support. Simply call the Reigate office on 01737 245 212 or email here and we’ll put you in touch with our shop co-ordinator. Our volunteers are a friendly, sociable bunch who enjoy meeting customers and helping Relate. Tea, biscuits are provided!
Pass on your good quality second hand goods. Whether you’re turning out your wardrobe or spring cleaning your music collection, we’d be glad to take any unwanted items off your hands as long as they are in good condition.
We are looking for an individual who would like to commit one day a week to helping out with our marketing. Marketing experience ideal. Responsibilities would include: social media activity, direct marketing, updating databases.
Your day would involve:
- Researching content for our social media channels
- Direct marketing
- Updating databases
- Assisting with events
- Producing leaflets
- General Administration
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Competent with Microsoft Office
- Good attention to detail
For more information and to apply for this role please send your CV and a covering note to [email protected]
Become a Trustee
Our Trustees are the people who are responsible for the overall running and management of Relate Mid Surrey and oversee all the major decisions on our behalf.
What is a Trustee?
Trustees are voting members of the Relate Mid Surrey’s governing body and set out the strategic direction of the charity and work to ensure we’re well managed and meet our objectives. They are also responsible by law for our financial security and transparency.
What does it involve?
Being a Relate Trustee is very much a local commitment. As a Trustee you can look forward to serving and forging links within your own community and could also participate in national consultative forums.
Trustee boards need people with a range of skills and experience. Some which may be particularly helpful include:
- finance and business
- public relations
- information technology
We’re looking for people who can:
- Support Relate’s mission to: Promote health, respect and justice in couple and family relationships
- communicate effectively
- feel comfortable with making policy decisions
- identify with the needs of people whose relationships are breaking down
- understand the benefits of Relate’s work in education and training
- have a basic understanding of finances and how charities work
- work effectively in a team
- show leadership
To find out about Trustee openings, contact [email protected].