“I’m 42 years old and I’d never finished anything in my life before… I’m so proud of myself for finishing the client volunteering course.”
Our popular Introduction to Volunteering course and our Spires Volunteer Training Programme attract both volunteers and former clients from a wide range of backgrounds.
They are a fantastic way of exploring and understanding the skills and knowledge required to volunteer and work with vulnerable people.
Running twice a year, the courses are helpful for anyone who has either limited job or life skills. It offers each learner the chance to build on their skill set enabling them to work towards fulfilling their potential.
Both courses are accredited by OCN London
Course length: 8 weeks
Classroom session: Thursdays, 10am to 1pm
Volunteering session: 9am to 2pm on Tuesdays
Next start date: 2017 dates and sessions to be confirmed
A popular 8-week course aimed at anyone who wants to learn useful skills while moving towards greater independence. The course covers a range of topics and issues including team building, personal boundaries and communication. Advice and literacy support is available for all course participants. Please note you must also be available for the separate volunteering sessions.
This course leads to an OCN London Qualification for Progression.
Course Length: 16 weeks
Classroom session: Wednesdays, 9am to 2pm
Volunteering sessions: 9am to 2pm on Tuesdays
Next start date: TBC
Our fantastic 16-week course combines classroom sessions, home-study and volunteering activities within the Spires Centre. Covering the knowledge and skills needed to volunteer or work with vulnerable people, this course leads to an OCN London Level 1 or 2 Qualification for Progression. Advice and literacy support is available for all course participants.