Real Life Options

Charity registered in Scotland SC045939

Real Life Options was first established in 1992 to support and empower people with learning disabilities and autism to have more choice and greater control over their lives. Over the last three decades, we have grown to become a national provider of social support and care while staying true to our core ethos.

We support people across the UK to develop their independence and achieve their potential. We recognise that to be excellent in our field, we need to truly understand and champion the changing needs and aspirations of the people we support. Through partnerships with families, thought-leader organisations and professional services, we believe in constantly evolving and providing a person-centred approach at every step in an individual’s support journey.


Current opportunities

Real Life Options is a charity which has services located all throughout the UK in various locations. Real Life Options was established in 1992 to support and empower people to have more choice and greater control over their lives. Over the last three decades, we have grown to become a leading national provider of support and social care. We believe that with the right support at the right time, the people we support, those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, behaviours that challenge, mental health issues, complex and age related needs- can develop greater independence and reach their full potential. Role: Volunteer Driver Main tasks To provide transport for service users to and from activities and also to transport service users in the morning to and from the day centre using our 9 seater mini bus

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to support our fundraising activities for our services. The fundraising volunteer's tasks will be varied but will aim to support the service in ways such as; With support from service manager and staff team, help to plan and deliver events and activities to raise funds and awareness of the project ahead. Support fundraising initiatives by providing ideas and on going administration. Support local fundraising by promoting the campaign.

Choose a Volunteer role and start your day knowing that you’re making a real difference to people’s lives. Feel the fulfilment of a rewarding role – working with a great team of people to support greater independence and creating more opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism. In planting and maintaining the gardens, main tasks include: Planting, pruning, sowing seeds and weeding. Edging borders, digging, ground clearance and grass cutting.