Volunteering at The Fold

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." ~ William James

Would you like to join our team of volunteers?

There are often opportunities to volunteer here at The Fold, and we greatly value the support of our volunteer team.

Examples of the roles that are available, both in terms of time commitment and also the various types of work, include:

  • Day volunteering (once or twice a week)
  • Long term residential volunteering
  • Event volunteering
  • Gardening/Farming
  • Admin
  • Site maintenance
  • Site development
  • Promotion/marketing
  • Housekeeping
  • Wildlife and Nature Trail

We welcome everyone who would like to volunteer at The Fold. No matter how much or how little time you may have to put in, we can find the right job for you. We offer a yummy plate of the house organic lunch, a full induction plus a supportive team to work with – all in exchange for your time and effort. The Fold’s success is your success, so join us to help make it happen. Your presence here is invaluable.

For questions and more information about volunteering at The Fold please contact:

volunteering@thefold.org.uk
01886 833633
Mon- Fri, 9am – 1pm

 

Outside The Fold

Day Volunteering

 

Residential Volunteering

Why volunteer?

Here are some reasons which may help you to make up your mind about the value of becoming a volunteer. Volunteering is good for you! It:

  • provides social contact which can help to reduce stress and make you feel healthier.
  • can help you gain professional experience.
  • brings people together from diverse backgrounds to work towards a common goal,experiencing camaraderie and teamwork.
  • helps promote personal growth and self esteem, and provides an opportunity to learn a lot about yourself and others.
  • is a chance to ‘give back’ to your local community.

Above all, by volunteering you can make a difference, to yourself and others.

Why Volunteer at The Fold?

The Fold is a Community Interest Company. This means we work for the benefit of the local community and any financial gain we make, after paying for staff and other costs, goes directly back into the organisation so that we can support more community-based projects. However, we cannot gauge the ‘gain’ or ‘profit’ which is achieved from volunteering, which is probably greater than the satisfaction of making money.

Our mission at The Fold is to become a living example of a truly sustainable organisation.

As you can see from our website we have an onsite Café, a Care Farm and garden, a range of studios and shops, and The Fold Natural Therapy Centre too. All these areas from time to time require help, even if it’s just once a year at one of our festivals.

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October 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Pilates with Jane Prady

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until 26th October 2017

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October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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