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Course overview

This short course is intended for people who are embarking on volunteering work.  It is suitable for people who want to gain an insight into volunteering and the opportunities it provides within the organisation.

The course will cover the basics of volunteering :

  • Being a Volunteer and why?
  • Expectations of a Volunteer
  • Preparing for an Interview to work as a Volunteer
  • Experience of working as a volunteering
  • Searching and applying for volunteering opportunities and looking at openings in the region.

Session details

You must attend the information session where we will provide further information about the course. 

Places are limited and registering your interest and attending the information session does not guarantee a place on the course.



Eligibility criteria

The course will be free to adults aged 19 or over


Venue and accessibility

University Centre Telford is part of the University of Wolverhampton. The Centre is based on the 3rd floor of the Southwater One building. It is a partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council and with Telford College.

The building is wheelchair accessible with disabled toilets. There is a costa coffee downstairs and plenty of restaurants around the venue. It is situated close to the Telford town centre with plenty of shops and café’s.

Various parking is available at the town centre at a charge. It is also within walking distance from the bus and train station.


Contact us:
University Centre Telford, Level 3, Southwater One (SW1), Telford TF3 4JG
Phone:  01952 277777
Email: enquiries@uctelford.co.uk
Visit: uctelford.co.uk
Twitter: @UCTelford_wlv



After the course

We offer Functional Skills English and maths courses at entry and advanced levels in community venues. We also offer a range of other work related courses which enable you to gain qualifications so please search the website for more details.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

Learn Telford Telford & Wrekin Council Wellington Civic & Leisure Centre 2nd Floor Telford TF2 2FH