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Next Steps Recovery Centre Volunteers 


Volunteer for The Matthew Project and become part of our team. Next Steps is a welcoming and vibrant place for people in recovery from substance misuse, building community, support and skills.

Make a difference. Develop personal and professional skills. Enhance your CV. Support your studies. Meet new people. Feel good. 

The Next Steps Recovery Centre, a welcoming and vibrant place, to build community, support and skills for people in recovery from substance misuse. We have a number of opportunities for volunteers, including:
  • bike maintenance
  • sport and exercise
  • woodwork trainer
  • health and wellbeing session facilitator
  • café/ kitchen area / catering trainer
  • administrators
  • barista trainer
  • receptionists
  • music session facilitator
  • ICT trainer
  • drama/performance workshop facilitator
  • minibus drivers
  • budgeting and finance session facilitator
  • gardening/allotment team
  • cleaners
  • building trade skills trainer
  • mechanical repair trainer
  • general group support
  • creative writing workshop facilitators
  • art and craft
  • upholstery/furniture repair trainer

The Recovery Hub will be open seven days a week so activities can be during the day, evening or weekends. No groupwork experience is necessary but you do need to be able to encourage everyone to join in and feel comfortable. This could be an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience in social care, education or mental health. Volunteers must be able and willing to attend induction training. Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed. References and a DBS check are required. This Recovery Centre is the first of its kind in Norfolk, addressing a huge unmet need in the county. Volunteer and be a life changer. 

For further information please contact Sarah Nunn on 07810 656690 or email

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