We invite therapists and other enthusiastic people with a vision to be part of our enthusiastic and dedicated team.

What you might do as a volunteer therapist

  • Provide treatments to patients on various wards at the Royal Sussex County Hospital and the Royal Alexandra Children’s hospital. We require three years professional experience prior  to working at the hospital; apart from being an ActiveLightworks volunteer you will also become a volunteer with the Brighton & East Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • Give taster treatments for individuals from local community groups and charities at their local community events, local health fairs or other one-off events across the city. on a regular basis.
  • Hold self-help group sessions at local community events to help promote a better understanding of the complementary therapy that you are trained in and how people can use simple aspects of this to support their own health at home.
  • Provide one-off or repeat treatments to clients from local community groups at one of our dedicated treatment rooms.
  • Help clients in their reflective process during repeat treatments.
  • Participate in our evaluation process to collect evidence of the effectiveness and value of our work.
  • Participate in one of our fundraising events.

Benefits of joining us as a therapist

  • Being part of a highly professional, enthusiastic team of therapists and the professional credibility that comes with this.
  • Being able to share your knowledge and expertise with others and learn from your colleagues.
  • Build up a professional community around you through which you can gain referrals, or the services of which you can offer to your clients.
  • Making a difference in your community that is in need of the services we offer.
  • Advertising your business on our website.
  • Free CRB-check
  • We are endeavouring to offer free continuous professional training as and when we have funding available for this.
  • Exchanging treatments with other therapists via our ‘light hours’ scheme.
  • Have your voice heard and vote at our AGM
  • Being part of an exciting, expanding charity.

Here are a few examples of what therapists have said about being part of Active LightWorks at the AGM 2011:

‘I like the variety of work available through the community projects and the challenge it gives me to work with clients whose health issues are challenging and pushing my professional skills.’

‘I like the satisfaction I get from being part of a project that makes a real difference to people.’

‘I appreciate the collective identity and the professional credibility that comes with this.’

Join us as a therapist

If you are interested in joining us as a therapist,  please contact our membership secretary Ewa Pyrgies at  ewa-pyrgies@activelightworks.org. Membership costs £10 per year.

Join us with some other enthusiasm

Active LightWorks also always has lots of other tasks to do within our charity and welcomes any enthusiastic person who would like to add their skills and ideas to our work. We are especially looking for:

  • Community project coordinators
  • Web-savvy people who would like to keep our website up-to-date
  • Talented fundraisers
  • People who have got ideas that we haven’t even thought of yet…
  • People who have fun designing leaflets and flyers
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