We believe that working together with us will help to achieve the end goal quicker than working alone. We need your voice, your ideas and your belief to bring change in the Balkans.
Rahma (Mercy) is not a charity without its passionate volunteers. We need dedicated volunteers who can help us grow and raise funds towards creating a better and safer environment for the people of Albania.
If you have ever wondered where your donations are going, or would like to visit our projects yourself, contact the office and we can give you dates of our next group visit.
We've put together answers to the questions we most frequently get asked about volunteering with Rahma (Mercy). If you have further questions that have not been answered below, then please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the minimum age for volunteering?
Anyone above the age of 18 can volunteer. Children over the age 14 can volunteer provided we have parental consent.
What will I gain by volunteering at Rahma (Mercy)?
Every individual will gain a different volunteering experience. A few of the more common benefits are:
Making a positive impact on the lives of the people in the Balkans.
Developing essential skills such as communication, team working, motivation, adaptability, etc.
Meeting people from a range of backgrounds and making new friends.
Getting to know your local community better
Making a positive change in your community
Improving you self-esteem, confidence and well being
Will my expenses be reimbursed?
Volunteers in the UK will be provided with food at no costs. Any other expenses will not be reimbursed.
How much time do I need to give volunteering?
There is no limit to the amount of time you give volunteering.
Can I volunteer if I have a criminal record?
Having a criminal record, in itself, is not a barrier to volunteering. Every volunteer will go through a screening process where we will be determine your suitability to volunteer. Anyone with a sexual offence against a child or adult will be unsuitable to volunteer for us.
Do I need any qualifications to volunteer?
No. For the majority of our projects, no qualifications or experience is required.
Can I volunteer outside of the UK?
If you would like to come with us and visit the projects yourself, get in touch with the Leicester UK Office on 0116 2516959 or email us at email@example.com and we will give you more information.
I already volunteer with other charities, can I still volunteer for Rahma (Mercy)?
Rahma (Mercy) has no restrictions on how many charities you can volunteer for.
I have a specific skill set and experience, can I use them with Rahma (Mercy)?
We are continuously looking for specialised individuals who can help Rahma (Mercy). If you feel that your skills can be utilised then contact the UK office on 0116 2516959 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org