Volunteer Recruitment Autumn 2022

Bristol Drugs Project
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We’re looking for non-judgemental committed volunteers who believe in people’s capacity to change. Is this you?

Volunteers at BDP come from diverse backgrounds and experiences but all share a drive to make a difference to the lives of the people we work with. Our volunteer’s values come above their job history or qualifications. If you share our attitudes, we can teach you the skills needed to volunteer.


We are now recruiting for 6 different volunteer roles.

Project: providing free confidential harm reduction advice, information and support in our central advice centre and needle exchange.

Creative Communities: supporting Rising Voices Recovery Choir and / or Bristol Recovery Orchestra.

Allotment: joining our new project to rejuvenate our much loved allotment with a community of service users and volunteers.

Club and Festival: offering harm reduction advice at venues and festivals such as Motion, Lakota, Love Saves the Day and Pride.

Youth Groups: supporting children who live in households where there is substance use. For more information on this role please contact Danielle or Kath in The Community Team on 0117 987 6008.

Diverse Communities: finding innovative ways to engage with people from Bristol diverse cultural and faith communities who also use alcohol and other drugs.


Project Volunteer Training: 8 days (9.30am—4.30pm)

Other roles may need to attend less days – we will discuss this at interview. Youth Volunteers have separate training .

Thursday 26th and Friday 27th January

Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February

Thursday 9th and Friday 10th February

Thursday 16th and Friday 17th February


We refund travel, lunch and childcare expenses for training and for volunteering.


Recruitment dates

Closing date:            12pm Thursday 15th December 2022

Interviews:               10th & 11th January 2023


Any questions or worries about applying - just give one of our Volunteer Managers a call on 0117 987 6000 or email recruitment@bdp.org.uk

Closing Date: 
Thursday, 15 December, 2022 - 12:00
How to Apply: 

Please visit our website to apply.



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0117 987 6000
Postal Address: 
Bristol Drugs Project 11 Brunswick Square Bristol BS2 8PE