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There are a wide variety of volunteer and paid opportunities at Genesis, find out about all the ways you can help us.

Vacancies

Here at Genesis, we recruit people into our team very carefully. It’s not just about what skills and knowledge you have – it’s about who you are too, and throughout our recruitment process we’re looking to find out what you’re like as a person, and whether your values match ours. Whatever your discipline or experience you will find the work rewarding. We offer the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives. That’s much more than just a job.

Benefits of working for Genesis Orwell Mencap include:

  • an immense sense of job satisfaction,
  • higher pay for bank holiday, evening and weekend work
  • paid annual leave of 28 days rising up to 33 days for full time staff (depending on hours worked and length of service)
  • company sick pay scheme.
  • fully paid training and the opportunity to gain NVQs in Health & Social Care
  • staff discounts of up to 30% on items sold by our social enterprises.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Volunteer

Our volunteers form a vital part of the Genesis team, they help us to achieve our vision and tell us that they get a lot back in the process.

There are many ways you can volunteer your time, whether it’s assisting in our Green Bike Project, which teaches those with disabilities or disadvantages how to repair old donated bikes, helping out the Garden Furniture Workshop or maintaining the gardens, there is something for everyone in our volunteer programme!

Voluntary work requires time and commitment, but it can bring many rewards, such as new friends, satisfaction, confidence, and work experience. Our current volunteer vacancies provide more details on the variety of roles; if you have a skill you would like to offer us, please contact us and we might find just the role for you.

Please feel free to come down for a chat and a cup of tea, we are open Monday to Friday 8:30-4pm. You can also email us by following the button below to express your interest in one of our positions.

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Annual Membership

Your voice matters to us, become a member of Genesis to make a change.

If you would like to be more involved in Genesis and have your say about how the charity is run, you can apply for an Annual Membership, which gives you the opportunity to attend and vote in the Annual General Meeting.

It costs just £5 for an individual membership or £8 for a household membership. Your voice is important to us, and by being a member you can vote on the trustees and officers of the charity.
As a member you will receive
1 A welcome pack with Genesis goodies
2 Financial reports and quarterly newsletters
3 Invites to exclusive Genesis member's events, including our AGM
4 A chance to have your say in our surveys and focus groups

Please contact us if you wish to apply for an Annual Membership.

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Day Care

Day Care

Take a look at the fantastic day opportunities we provide for adults with disabilities, supporting you to make your own choices in a variety of onsite and offsite activities that we have on offer.

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Garden Furniture

Garden Furniture

Our workshop customers with learning disabilities make the most amazing, high quality garden furniture, from benches and dining sets to bird boxes and bug hotels.

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Green Bike

Green Bike

We take unwanted bicycles and refurbish them, giving them a second life. Our Genesis customers, with learning disabilities, enjoy fixing them up and making them like brand-new!

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Stars

Stars

Our Stars club provides fun and engaging day care and weekend breaks for children and young people with learning disabilities and complex needs.

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Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary Care

Our Domiciliary service provides adults with physical or learning disabilities with dignified, respectful and compassionate personal care in their own homes.

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Supported Living

Supported Living

Our Supported Living service supports adults with physical or learning disabilities to live independently in their own homes.

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Get Involved

Get Involved

Join our team! There are a wide variety of volunteer and paid opportunities at Genesis, so join the Genesis community today.

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