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Open Days

If you would like to learn more about Alabaster or volunteer with us, please start by coming to an Open Day, if possible. The dates and venues of the coming Open Days are listed in the table below, under 'Events'.

You can register for an Open Day by emailing us at sharon@alabastercommunity.org or by simply turning up. The agenda includes the following:

Registration – Receive Open pack (including Volunteer Application Pack).
Welcome and open
Mission of Alabaster. Outline of how we intend to achieve our mission.
Structure of Alabaster.
Philosophy, Ethos, Standards.
Members and Staff Agreements.
Statement of Beliefs.
Various opportunities to serve.


Shifts and structure of rosters.
A look at the application pack.
Learn about Induction process, Job Descriptions, Task & Training Logs.
A brief overview of Policies & Procedures.
Conflict Resolution – Power point presentation.
What to do with application forms.
Closing prayer.

Volunteering Opportunities

Opportunities to serve at Alabaster come under these main headings:
- Office based work
- Residential program based work:
(i.e. shift leaders, shift assistants, case workers, advocacy)
- Education and training
- Group facilitation (recovery groups, life skills groups)
- Activities leaders and assistants
- Maintenance
- Consulting professionals

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