Nuzzleteers – all for one and one for all!
Nuzzlets would like to thank all our volunteers, without them the visits could not take place. Our volunteers are kind, generous people who give up their time willingly.
Volunteering is fun, you make new friends of all ages and make a difference to the community. Training is available. Public liability and employers liability insurance, health and safety policy, risk assessments and accident procedures are in place.
Our volunteers and DoE students develop their own personal skills, whilst helping others.
We can provide references and testimonials for volunteers to help with future employment and educational opportunties.
I have a deep love of animals, and the combination of both that, and the help the Nuzzlets animals give to those in need, made this charity the perfect choice for me, and I wanted to join in, and help out.
Five months on, giving my time for only two mornings a week, I have many new connections; with the animals, other volunteers, and countless children and adults who are in need, alike.
When I wake on a ‘Nuzzlets morning’ and know I’m heading out to the farm, or we’re making a site visit, I am astounded to find I have a huge sense of calmness, and well-being. And throughout each visit, I feel a great sense of belonging; not only towards Nuzzlets, but towards all those who are present, and are sharing the very unique and individual experience that the Nuzzlets animals provide for people.
They not only bring fun and fulfilment into their lives, but being part of their experience, does the very same thing for me. I leave with a great sense of achievement and pride, whilst every moment has been an absolute pleasure.
For those two mornings a week, I am living in the present, thinking of nothing but what’s happening around me, letting the stresses of every day life drift away. And at the same time, I’m helping to make a few people, a little bit happier. I am privileged to tell you, I am a Nuzzlets volunteer.