Volunteers

Interested in volunteering? Do you have a few hours spare each week? SCDA welcomes volunteers from all backgrounds. We have a range of volunteering opportunities in Newhaven, Lewes, Hailsham and across East Sussex and look forward to hearing from you!

Bike Technician, Newhaven

Our Recycle project based on Denton Island, Newhaven needs volunteers who are interested in learning how to mend and refurbish donated bikes. For more information download the Role description Volunteer Bike Technician, contact George Stonehouse on 01273 516347 or email george.stonehouse@sussexcommunity.org.uk.

SCDA shops, Newhaven, Lewes and Hailsham

Our shops are located in High Street, Newhaven; High Street, Lewes and North Street, Hailsham. The shops provide useful income for our community projects as well as a friendly space for people to meet up and to volunteer. If you would like to volunteer for a few hours a week or even just now and again, we would like to hear from you! Please contact Eve Collins, Shop Manager on 01273 514139 or email eve.collins@sussexcommunity.org.uk.

Denton Island Community Centre, Newhaven

Crèche Support: Support our term time crèche which looks after children aged 0-5 years old on Wednesday mornings 9:30am-12:30pm. Must be able to complete an enhanced DBS check and Child Protection Training.

Volunteer Youth Worker: Providing support with our range of Youth activities for 8-18 years old in Newhaven. Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. Must be able to complete an enhanced DBS check and complete Child Protection Training.

Jitterbugs Volunteer: Come and support our Jitterbugs Parent and Toddler Groups and join the fun of singing and messy play!! Must be able to complete an enhanced DBS check and complete Child Protection Training.

Please contact Lucy Hill on 01273 517250 or email lucy@sussexcommunity.org.uk.

Prospects House, Hailsham

We are looking for volunteers in Hailsham to help cover Prospects House reception. Prospects House is in Hailsham and used as a base for Community Development Hailsham and the Safe From Harm project, both SCDA projects and houses East Sussex Association for the Blind (ESAB); to deliver low cost counselling; to run Employability support services; to offer free and low cost courses

The building is open 9.00am to 4.30pm Monday – Thursday and we are asking volunteers to commit to a minimum of 2 hours per week.

Please contact Alice Matthews or Julie Hollister on 01323 446404 or email alice.matthews@sussexcommunity.org.uk.