What do we do?

What we offer volunteers

  • Structured support and supervision
  • A challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Personal development
  • Training Programmes
  • Reimbursement of ‘out of pocket’ expenses

Support for offenders

  • Our ‘through the gate’ volunteer mentoring scheme
  • Our community based ‘resettlement hub’ offering a free lunch and healthy living options
  • The opportunity to say ‘sorry’ and to make amends through our Restorative Justice programme
  • Provide a gateway into work through training and volunteering opportunities

Our aims and objectives

  • To offer a volunteer based service supporting people leaving prison and returning to the community
  • Enable people to make positive life choices and build positive futures within their local communities
  • Contribute towards reducing re-offending and promoting social and financial inclusion, as well as helping to promote safer communities for everyone

Volunteer Opportunities


“My mentor was really polite and did what she could. I would like to use them (Sussex Pathways) again in the future if need be”


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“The best thing going for Sussex Pathways is the support and supervision”


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“Volunteering with Sussex Pathways gave me professional experience in an area of work in which I was very interested in, and led me to my current job, a junior administrator for a charity fundraising company”

Volunteer Training Administrator

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“Really nice to have someone to talk to. I am much more aware of myself since having a mentor”


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“Volunteering helped me believe more in myself. I gained confidence. I always felt reassured that I had capabilities to take elsewhere”


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Our supporters