School Community Care and Support
Volunteering is an exciting way to contribute to a community and a cause and a fantastic way to make friends.
It can also be a little daunting to know where to volunteer and to navigate the new relationships that come with volunteering. Inevitably, difficult situations arise from time to time which have the potential to deeply affect a person’s volunteering at St Stephen’s.
Recognising that any engagement in a community has both wonderful benefits and a few potential challenges, the Friends of Volunteers Duncraig Hub is manned by a trained counsellor and friendly parent mentors every Friday afternoon for anyone who needs to talk through any difficult issues that may have arisen.
Self-care tips for Volunteers
It is important to us at St Stephen’s that our volunteers can practice self-care as they give of their time and expertise to our community. Taking good care of yourself in this role will help you stay on top of your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.
Practising self-care can look like: