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Barriers to volunteering? Assistance available

Type: Admin Support, Emotional / social support, Information / advice, Other, Tutoring / Coaching

Location: All of Plymouth

Positive People – Plymouth Octopus Project. Inspiring you to build a brighter future!

Do you require assistance with the volunteering process? With applying for positions, or even attending your first day? Well, look no further! Plymouth Octopus Project’s Community Guru is at hand to support and assist you with:

– Written applications.
– Preparing a Curriculum Vitae (CV), or Magna Vitae (MV).
– Writing a cover letter.
– Attending an interview.
– Support on your first day.
– Other volunteering related support.


Everyone should have the chance to succeed in life, to develop skills and build a career. Positive People is a flexible community programme designed to help you take positive steps towards building your confidence, gaining new skills, and eventually move into work or training.

Help with everyday life:

Personal development – help to build your confidence, health and well-being.
Help to master digital technology – including computers, tablets, phones, software and the internet.
Signpost you to benefits, advice and financial advice

Improve your qualifications and help you to find work:

Help to access training – anything from basic skills to vocational and professional qualifications.
Help to prepare for work – including clubs and work trials so you can try out jobs and gain experience.
Job search – preparing CVs, applications and interview practice. We will also help you to approach employers.
Access to computers, internet, printers and photocopiers.
Advice on apprenticeships and self-employment.

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