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Volunteer barber or hairdresser

Could you spare a couple of hours a month to give our clients a trim?

Job description:

Are you: 

  • Over 18 
  • Patient 
  • Approachable 
  • Non-judgemental 
  • Passionate about helping people feel good about themselves?

We are looking for a trainee or qualified barber or hairdresser to come into our hostel and offer our clients a regular trim.

Can you spare a couple of hours once a month? Mornings aren't great for us, but an afternoon or evening on any day of the week.

What’s in it for you? 

This is an opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives by helping boost their self-esteem. Along the way you’ll: 

  • meet new, like-minded people 
  • improve your communication skills 
  • build your own confidence 
  • learn about the range of issues affecting our clients 
  • inspire others to improve their lives 

Out of pocket expenses reimbursed. 

Everyone is welcome  

At Arc we are not all the same. We come from all walks of life and a wide variety of backgrounds. We draw on these differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced and how we think to create services that work for everyone. We celebrate the diverse and inclusive community that is Arc, empowering clients, staff and volunteers to connect, belong and grow. 


Lindley House, 65 East Reach, Taunton TA1 3EZ


Out of pocket expenses reimbursed. 


Emma Dunn
[email protected]
01823 271326
07395 886595


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