Volunteers are an important part of our services. We welcome adults of all ages and backgrounds for a variety of roles throughout BDP, including front-line project volunteers, administrative positions and roles within our youth services. Experience or up-to-date knowledge of drug or alcohol services is not essential as training will be given.
You can find more information on positions available below.
In 2013 we celebrated 20 years of hard work and support from almost 1000 volunteers. Our volunteers were awarded certificates by the Mayor of Bristol and Avon & Somerset’s Police & Crime Commissioner.
We believe in providing quality training and support for all our volunteers and have been awarded the Investing in Volunteers standard for both 2009-2012 and 2012-2015.
If you have a history of drug and alcohol dependency, we welcome you to volunteer with us providing that you have had a significant period of stability.
As being exposed to actively ‘using or drinking’ service users can be uncomfortable or a potential relapse trigger, we ask for:
We are happy to discuss any of these areas with you if you are unsure whether volunteering is right for you at this time.