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 Make a real difference when   you volunteer with Make More.   


Digital Support

As a volunteer, you'll play a crucial role in supporting people access and use digital services and tools across our communities.


Education and Training

As a volunteer, you'll play a pivotal role in facilitating access to education and training opportunities within our communities.

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S.T.E.M Programs 

Support the communities with S.T.E.M events and workshops where you'll get to showcase some of the latest science and tech.

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Wellbeing Initiatives

Get involved in some community initiatives and help to bring people together through physical and mental programmes.


How You Can Help

Volunteer with Make More

Volunteering with Make More will provide you with an enriching and fulfilling experience that will give you the opportunity to positively impact the communities and people around you. As part of our community of volunteers, we also provide you with training and development opportunities to ensure that you too can shine! Whether you're interested in volunteering to gain vital experience or are someone who wants to volunteer so you can uplift those around you, Make More provide volunteers with a platform to develop.

Free Training For You

Learn and develop as a volunteer for Make More 


Safeguarding Training

Volunteers at Make More receive comprehensive, free safeguarding training, ensuring they're equipped with the knowledge and skills to create safe and inclusive environments for all participants and beneficiaries across all communities.


Tech Training

Make More volunteers receive free tech training, delving into tablets and AI, equipping them with essential digital skills to navigate modern tools confidently, fostering innovation and efficiency in community initiatives.


Confidence Training

Volunteers at Make More benefit from free confidence training, empowering them with the skills and mindset to tackle challenges with assurance and resilience, ultimately enhancing their ability to positively impact the communities they serve.


Physical Wellbeing Training

Volunteers at Make More enjoy free physical wellbeing training, focusing on holistic health and fitness. Learning to prioritize self-care, ensuring they're energized and ready to make a positive impact in their communities. 

  • Will volunteering impact my benefits or income tax?
    Volunteering does not in impact your personal benefits or income tax. Where a volunteer may recieve benefits, we always advise our volunteers to be open with any organisation from whom you receive benefits to ensure that they know that you are volunteering with us.
  • What support will I receive as a volunteer?
    Make More values its volunteers and provides ongoing support throughout their volunteer experience. You will have access to a volunteer coordinator or point of contact for guidance, as well as resources and materials relevant to your role. The types of training on offer to our volunteers include: Safeguarding Confidence Training Mental Health First Aid Counselling Skills for Healthcare Professionals Digital and Tech Training Our training opportunities may change as the world around us changes, but we always ensure that our volunteers are well equipped to best support the communities around us.
  • Can I use my volunteer experience with Make More for academic or professional purposes?
    Yes, volunteering with Make More can be a valuable addition to your CV or academic portfolio. We are happy to provide references or documentation of your volunteer hours upon request.
  • What impact will my volunteering have on the community?
    Your volunteering with Make More contributes directly to our mission of supporting and empowering underrepresented individuals in the community. Whether you're providing direct assistance to clients, helping with administrative tasks, or contributing to events, your efforts make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Can I volunteer remotely or do I need to be local to participate?
    Make More offers both local and remote volunteering opportunities. Some roles may require in-person participation, such as event support, while others can be done remotely, such as virtual mentoring or administrative tasks.
  • Will I receive training for my volunteer role?
    Yes, Make More provides training and orientation sessions for all volunteers to ensure they feel prepared and confident in their roles. Training may cover topics such as the organisation's mission, policies, and specific tasks related to the volunteer role. As an example some of the types of training that we offer our volunteers include: Safeguarding Training Confidence Training Mental Health First Aid Training Counselling Skills for Healthcare Professionals Training Digital and Tech Training As well as the above, our onboarding process has been designed to ensure that you are equipped with all the necessary tools to volunteer and make a significant difference to those around you.
  • Is there a minimum time commitment required for volunteering?
    Generally, there is no minimum time commitment for volunteering with us, we're just grateful that you'd spend some of your time to support communities through Make More. Some of our projects may operate for a certain time period so its always helpful if we can keep some familiar faces in place so that our community beneficiaries can continue to build on the relationship they have developed. We do recognise that this isn't always possible so we work with all volunteers to find a schedule that fits their availability.
  • What opportunities are available for volunteering with Make More?
    Make More offers various volunteering opportunities, including assisting with STEM and digital events, some of our digital and community support intiatives, administrative tasks. Specific opportunities may vary based on current needs and projects. We will work with you to identify what your interests and strengths are so that we can find you the best role or opportunity to suit everyone's needs.
  • How can I apply to volunteer with Make More?
    To apply, visit our website and fill out the volunteer application form. It takes a few minutes to complete. Once you have completed this, then our team will reach out to you to arrange the next steps which depending on your location of residence, may be a face to face or an online/ remote call.
  • Do I require a background check>?
    As we work with many vulnerable people including young people and vulnerable adults, you may need to have a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check completed to ensure the highest of safety measures are taken for everyone's benefit. This is a chargeable service but worry not!... we will pay for this on your behalf! Depending on the project or community initiative, you may require one of the following: 1. Standard DBS - a standard check, which shows spent and unspent convictions and cautions 2. Enhanced DBS - an enhanced check, which shows the same as a standard check plus any information held by local police that’s considered relevant to the role Don't worry, as we said, we'll take care of this and cover the cost where they are necessary.
  • Where is the office located?
    Our office/centre is located in Walsall Town Centre, within the Townend House Building on Park Street. We are 4-5 minute walk away from the local transport links including the large Walsall Bus Station and Walsall's train station. You need to press 33# on the door buzzer, and once we have provided access, you can find us on the third floor of the building.
  • I need urgent support!
    We're here to help you! If you require urgent support then please call us on 01922 308 136 or if more convenient, you can leave a message on our Contact Us Page with your contact information. One of the team will reach out to you.
  • Are there any eligibility requirements to access your services?
    Yes, Make More is committed to serving underrepresented individuals, including those from low-socioeconomic backgrounds, low-income households, Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, individuals with low digital skills, and young people interested in STEM fields. While our services are designed to be inclusive and accessible to all, there are no specific eligibility requirements to access our services. We welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds and aim to provide tailored support to meet their needs and empower them to thrive in their chosen paths. If you identify with any of these groups and could benefit from our services, we encourage you to reach out and explore how Make More can support you in your journey.
  • Do you accept donations, and if so, how can I donate?
    Yes, we gratefully accept donations to support our mission of empowering underrepresented individuals, including vulnerable people, those from low-socioeconomic backgrounds, BAME communities, individuals with low digital skills, and young people interested in STEM fields. Your generous contributions enable us to create more opportunities and provide essential resources to those who need them most. To donate, please visit the donation page on our website where you can find more information on how to make a donation securely online. Thank you for considering supporting our cause and making a difference in the lives of those we serve.
  • Do you offer any support or training programs for community members?
    Yes, we offer a wide range of support and training programs tailored to the needs of our community members. Some of our offerings include: STEM activities and workshops designed to inspire and educate children and young people about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, fostering their interest and skills in these critical fields. Digital assistance services aimed at helping individuals navigate the process of appealing benefit decisions, ensuring they receive the support they deserve. Windrush Claim Support, providing guidance and advocacy to those affected by the Windrush scandal, helping them access their rights and obtain the support they need. Health and fitness programs tailored for both men and women, promoting overall wellness and empowering individuals to lead healthier lifestyles through various activities and resources. Technology device training sessions aimed at enhancing digital literacy skills, empowering community members to confidently use technology devices and navigate the digital world effectively. We offer these programs and more which are all designed to address diverse needs within our community and provide valuable support, education, and resources to help individuals thrive.

Committed to the wellbeing of staff

Make More are committed to ensuring our workplace supports all staff and volunteers. We are a proud member of the Thrive at Work initiative, in partnership with WMCA.

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