We have a number of volunteering opportunities available in London, including prison-based opportunities, mentoring, roles within our central office and befriending, such as:
Basic Caring Communities (BaCC)
In London, we have opportunities for volunteers to become part of Pact's Basic Caring Community (BaCC) Group. Basic Caring Communities are groups of volunteers, motivated by their Christian faith, who offer daily support to an ex-prisoner, helping him or her to find their feet in the community in the first crucial months after release.
Our court project operates in more than 13 courts in London and offers advocacy to prisoners families and friends. As a court volunteer you will attend Court on an agreed day each week to:
To find out more about this role please click here.
We occassionally require volunteers in our central office to assist with admin, marketing, research and human resources. If you'd like to find out what opportunities we have available in our central office, please call us on 0207 735 9535.
The role of a befriending volunteer is to provide emotional support to a relative or friend of a prisoner, through one to one support and/or telephone contact. The purpose of the relationship is to reduce social isolation, build up confidence and self-esteem and empower them to take increasing control of their life. To find out more about this role please click here.
This role is to provide mentoring support to offenders to encourage full integration and to prevent social exclusion, working with Pact staff to support our priority groups and those who are hardest to reach. The volunteer will be carrying out roles such as accompanying offenders to appointments and meetings, researching and developing links between offenders and local services and meeting with offenders in custody before release and at the gate on the day of release, where appropriate. To find out more about this role, please click here to download the full role description.
Please note, role descriptions are frequently revised and it might be that some roles are unavailable due to capacity. If you would like to speak with us about any of the above opportunities, please contact us on 0207 735 9535.