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Fundraising

If you would like to make a donation to CoLab Exeter please go to our Just Giving fundraising page. 

Join us for Virtual Dinner Parties R on Us: Stay Connected - Together, Apart & Safely - Touring the world of cuisine with Special Guests Along the way... An online gathering of people from all over the UK and beyond sharing experiences and culinary expertise - First Friday of every month.

If you would like to support our work through fundraising we would love to hear from you, this could be anything from choosing us as your charity for your sponsored activity (10K run, Marathon, Tough Mudder) to running a community fundraising event or campaign.

Get in Touch if you have any fundraising ideas or if you would like to explore ways that you can support us and get involved through fundraising.

Volunteering

We are committed to offering opportunities for people to volunteer across all areas of our organisation and we really value the diversity that volunteers bring to our hub. In return we aim to offer interesting and inclusive opportunities for people to get involved with our work and gain new skills and experience along the way. 

We are extremely grateful to all our amazing volunteers who give their valuable time and commitment to support our work and we have a great team of people supporting us already. If you are looking to get involved and would like to volunteer for a thriving and dynamic community based initiative we would love to hear from you. 

Volunteer Opportunities and Information

Welcome Team Volunteer Role Description

Coffee@Colab Role Description

Collaboration in Action

Welcome Team Volunteer

For anyone thinking of joining our team, one of our Welcome Team volunteers has kindly offered an insight into their experience of volunteering at CoLab...

"Following a period of being unwell I felt ready to get involved in something new, so I signed up for a course at CoLab called ‘Speaking Up’ – mainly to regain the confidence I had recently lost but also to meet new people.  I arrived on a cold February morning to a buzzing hub of people in the atrium and was directed to the Seminar Room, where the course was being held.

I felt immediately that CoLab was a unique space which felt safe, welcoming, friendly and non-judgemental, later it became clear that everyone was working towards the same goal – supporting people’s wellbeing and providing the facilities to do so.

I knew on the last day of the course that CoLab was a place that I wanted to be part of and so enquired about volunteering.  After an induction session I started volunteering for the Welcome Team – meeting, greeting and signposting visitors.  The Atrium space can be a hub of activity but can change in seconds to a place of calmness.  My time volunteering has been an amazing experience: learning new skills, re-training, sharing experiences, giving/receiving support and meeting a wonderful mix of people, who all have something to contribute. There has never been a dull moment – I have found real kindness, compassion, generosity and friendship.  Volunteering at CoLab has given me the courage and confidence to follow my dreams."

Welcome Team Volunteer Role Description

If you are interested in becoming a Welcome Team Volunteer contact us with a CV and some information about why you would like to be involved by email to enquiries@colabexeter.org.uk 

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