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We are greatly indebted to the many people who volunteer their time to help others. Across Father Hudson's Care, volunteers support people to live independently, enhance their quality of life, complement the work of our staff, help out at events and raise funds to support our work.

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, learn or develop skills, enhance someone's quality of life, use your interests to support others and give back to you rcommunity. Volunteers make a real difference to people in need.

Find out more about our volunteering opportunities on the links below:

Adult Care and Head Office, Coleshill - volunteers assist with office tasks, promoting our work in the local community, gardening and helping residents of St Joseph’s and St Catherine’s enjoy life to the full.

New Routes Fostering - working with our fostering team, volunteer mentors support children and young people to gain confidence and learning support volunteers help with their academic achievements.

Community projects - Father Hudson's Care works with partner projects across the Archdiocese of Birmingham, all of whom welcome volunteers. This could be supporting asylum seeking women in Birmingham, helping at Brushstrokes' Community Cafe in Smethwick, supporting disadvantaged young people in Wolverhampton and much more. 

Tabor House, Birmingham - providing hospitality and mentoring, over 100 volunteers give their time at Tabor House to help homeless men and women take steps towards finding more permanent accommodation.

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Young at Heart, Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire - working with older people experiencing isolation, Young at Heart is reliant on volunteers who help at lunch and social clubs, offer at-home befriending, support with gardening, and help on trips out. 

Parishes and schools - Parishes, schoolteachers and others volunteer their time to organise collections and fundraising events. Many take part in our annual fundraising appeals, while others hold ad hoc events to support our work. 

Good Shepherd Masses - Priests and Bishops lead our Good Shepherd Masses, after which parishioners help provide refreshments to hundreds of schoolchildren.

Annual Fundraising Ball - for more than a century the Ball Committee has organised an annual fundraising ball in favour of our work, and more recently parishes have gotten involved by organising groups to go along.

For more information about helping at the Annual Fundraising Ball, please contact fundraising@fatherhudsons.org.uk. If your school or parish would like to get involved with our work, please contact the relevant School and Parish Engagement Officer:

If you would like to volunteer for us in another capacity, we welcome your ideas and interest. 

Register your interest in volunteering

 

 

Complete the Volunteering application form

 

 

To contact our Volunteer Manager, please call 01675 434017 or e-mail volunteers@fatherhudsons.org.uk. Thank you.

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