Search

Volunteer opportunities at Keystone Development Trust in Thetford

13:00 03 August 2012

Katie Rush volunteering at Keystone Development Trust

Katie Rush volunteering at Keystone Development Trust

Archant

A charity is seeking volunteers who can offer skills and expertise in exchange for building up their CV. The Thetford-based Keystone Development Trust is seeking graduates, or undergraduates with relevant skills or experience, to contribute for at least one day a week for a minimum period of three months. The Career Builder scheme, the charity says, will give people experience while allowing Keystone the chance to build up data on a variety of topics, based on interests and expertise of the volunteers.

Chief executive Neil Stott said a variety of placements were on offer supporting senior members of staff in areas including community research, management support, business planning and research into particular areas such as mental health, obesity or worklessness.

“We’ve got a series of projects helping people back into work and we have a need to bring in skilled people which we can’t really afford at the moment to help out with what’s going on in the community,” he said. “It struck me there must be young people out there who would want the experience and even better someone who’s grown up in Thetford and is a role-model for the young people.”

Katie Rush, from Thetford, is the first volunteer on board after achieving a first class degree in sociology from Canterbury Christ Church University. She is currently exploring young people’s concerns about worklessness and assisting in work clubs.

To apply call Neil Stott on 01842 754639 for an informal chat and provide a detailed CV with preferred types of placements and two references to neil.stott@keystonetrust.org.uk.

0 comments

Other news

17:01
Leader of Breckland Council William Nunn. Picture: Ian Burt

Breckland Council has voted against the East Anglian devolution deal in its current form.

Col Evan Pettus is assuming command of the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath. USAF photo by Senior Airman Aubrey White.

A new commander is taking charge of a USAF wing at a Suffolk airbase.

Police and partner agencies carry out Operation Alliance at Thetford, using Automatic Number Plate Recognition to pull vehicles over. Officer in charge, Sgt Julian Ditcham with an overweight van stocked with £7500 worth of possibly illegally gained alcahol. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A drink-driver who was four times the legal limit and a van containing £7,500 of potentially smuggled alcohol were uncovered during a clampdown on offending drivers around the A11.

11:27
The plans presented to Breckland for a supermarket and mixed-use development in Mundford Road, Brandon. Photo: Supplied

Plans for a new retail centre including a supermarket and a cafe have been turned down by Breckland council.

Most Read

11:27
The plans presented to Breckland for a supermarket and mixed-use development in Mundford Road, Brandon. Photo: Supplied

Plans for a new retail centre including a supermarket and a cafe have been turned down by Breckland council.

Read more
Brandon Town Council
Police and partner agencies carry out Operation Alliance at Thetford, using Automatic Number Plate Recognition to pull vehicles over. Officer in charge, Sgt Julian Ditcham with an overweight van stocked with £7500 worth of possibly illegally gained alcahol. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A drink-driver who was four times the legal limit and a van containing £7,500 of potentially smuggled alcohol were uncovered during a clampdown on offending drivers around the A11.

Read more
Sainsbury
Yesterday, 11:08
Picture: James Bass

Thieves have made off with an iMac, laptop and Nikon camera after breaking into a house through a conservatory in Thetford.

Read more
Thetford
Sunday, June 26, 2016
An e-fit likeness of a man police are trying to trace in relation to a reported rape in Brandon.

Detectives investigating a rape in Brandon have carried out more checks in the area a week after the attack happened.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00
Effie Cole, nine, from Bardwell, has donated almost 10 inches of her hair to the Little Princess Trust.

They say a woman’s hair is her crowning glory, but one young fund-raiser has chosen to donate hers to less fortunate girls.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 11°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Thetford and Brandon e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up