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How you can get involved

Return signed Application Form by Email to: admin@balcproject.org.uk


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Belfast And Lisburn Community Project work with some of the most disadvantaged people in our community including homeless people, unemployed people, those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, families and vulnerable women

If you enjoy spending time with people and have some skills you’d like to share, we’d encourage you to make contact with us. Your skills are valuable and the rewards of supporting others are immense – volunteers often tell us that they receive much more than they give.

Below are some of volunteering position we are looking for :

Solicitor, Trade Professional, Nurse, Benefit Adviser, Psychologist, Fundraiser, Shop Assistant, Event Organiser, Etc.. If you have a qualification or profession that will be a kind of contribution to our cause please get in touch with us..

Why Volunteer?

Whatever you contribute through volunteering with us, whether it’s seasonal, once a week, or anything inbetween; by volunteering here you are joining a team of dedicated volunteers across our community that work hard to be advocates for positive social change.

However you get involved, volunteering with BALCProject will give you the opportunity to:

Learn new skills which would be great for your CV.
Make new friends locally and across the region.
Meet inspiring new people, including BALCProject members, partners, clients and other volunteers.
Work alongside experts in their field and make a tremendous difference in the fight against poverty and homelessness.

We have many opportunities for volunteers;

Direct support;

From joining our rough sleeper outreach team, engaging directly with those people who are hard to house and live chaotic lifestyles, assisting in drop in sessions for vulnerable women, children and families, serving meals to people who would otherwise be on their own on Christmas Day, supporting those who are struggling financially, helping move families and individuals into independent living, providing community outreach and championship or running activities and classes in community centres to providing support to help people into employment to name but a few.


As a dedicated charity the bulk of our budget comes from kind giving, donations and fundraising. A big part of volunteering for us involves helping us to raise much needed funds to continue and expand our work. All volunteers are encouraged to be involved in fundraising in some way to help sustain the work we do and in turn being able to offer quality volunteering opportunities.

Awareness and education;

For any social issue, awareness and education is key to helping people understand why a problem exists and the work required to try and solve it.

We place a huge emphasis on raising awareness in the community to help encourage others to feel empowered to make positive change in their community. From information days, info stands at public events, community fun days and social media we like to make the most of what skills and passions our volunteers have to engage the community and raise awareness.

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved through volunteering, whatever your individual skill level and interests. Volunteering is an excellent way of taking your valuable lifeskills and experience and using them to benefit others in our local community.

Other ways to help;

Volunteers also help to support us in many other ways and they are all vital in ensuring that we can run effectively to provide our services and ensure that people know about us. You can help in various ways including:

Marketing, through PR or social media, you could organise fundraising events to raise funds and create partnerships with other local organisations.

It is important that we keep letting people know we are here to help them, so you could help to get our message into the community through outreach events, local fairs, fates and festivals, you could encourage your work colleagues to participate in fundraising or your company to help through their social responsibility programme.

You can even advocate for us by being a casual supporter and sharing our news and work.

No matter your commitments or skills, volunteering is a great way to add social value to your community and do something satisfying with your spare time.

Oh and it’s ok to feel good about giving something back!

Click Below to Download Our Volunteer Application Form

Return signed Application Form by Email to: admin@balcproject.org.uk


You can also fill and sign the form online by clicking below button:

Get in touch with us to find out more – Contact Us

The benefits of being a Fundraising Volunteer

How you’re helping
Raising money for a cause that’s close to your heart
Contributing to local fundraising events
Supporting the wider fundraising team

What you’re gaining
Experiencing what working in the charity sector is really like
Meeting new people and making connections in the charity sector
Developing valuable skills in fundraising

Skills you’ll need
Friendly, approachable and resilient to setbacks
Great communicator
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

Skills you’ll gain
Transferable skills that will look good on your CV
Vital fundraising knowledge
Ability to foster positive working relationships in diverse organisations