Volunteering

Herts Aid has an enthusiastic team of Volunteers who play crucial role in our work across Hertfordshire. They are fantastic group of people – friendly, caring, kind
and want to help make a difference in any way they can!

Why volunteer?

Every Volunteer has their own reason for being involved with Herts Aid. They may have a
relative or friend who is living with, or has been affected by, HIV. They may be interested in a career in charity work or HIV and sexual health or they may simply want to do something worthwhile and meet new people.

What preparation is there before taking on the role?
All Herts Aid volunteers undertake basic HIV training. In addition, general training includes sessions on:

  • Data Protection in Health
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Effective Team Work

Some roles like befriending also undertake a more comprehensive HIV training module.

All volunteers will receive ongoing training and support during their time with us.

What sort of time commitment would I need to make?
After training, Herts Aid Volunteers are asked to give a minimum of 4 hours a week to help support the charity and its Service Users.

Herts Aid Volunteers are also asked to be available for regular supervision sessions to review and support their work on a 1 to 1 basis and at group meetings.

How do I apply?

To see what Volunteering roles are currently available, please click here.