Volunteering opportunities

Whatever your ability we have lots of ways for you to help us. Start browsing all our volunteering opportunities below.

If you are interested in volunteering to support one of our services during the coronavirus outbreak, please email volunteers@leonardcheshire.org.

For our regular opportunities, start browsing below. We may not be able to get back to you straight away at this time, but we will be in touch as soon as we can.

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Gardening Volunteer

Location:
Fethneys | Worthing
Time commitment:

Suggested commitment is between 3/4 hours weekly

To help with the upkeep of the service in general garden activities or to provide additional support to people who use our services on a 1-1 or group basis, independently or with other staff/volunteers dependent on activity/numbers taking part.

Douglas House resident swimming

Swimming Volunteer

Location:
Cheshire House | Inverness
Time commitment:

2 hour session on a weekly basis.

Minimum of 6 months

We are looking for volunteers to assist staff and support users with swimming activities

A carer supports one of our residents with muscle movement in her wrist

Pamper Volunteer

Location:
Cheshire House | Inverness
Time commitment:

Minimum of 1 day per week, this could be just a hour of your time.

Minimum of 6 months

We are looking for a volunteer to help our residents feel special by offering some pampering

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Befriender

Location:
Cheshire House | Inverness
Time commitment:

Minimum of 1 day per week, this could be just an hour of your time.

Minimum of 6 months

To provide additional support to people who use our services on a 1-1 or group basis, independently or with other staff/volunteers dependent on activity.

Steve Riley stands next to a minibus loaded with PPE

Minibus Maintenance Volunteer

Location:
Cheshire House | Inverness
Time commitment:

Minimum of 1 hour per week

Minimum of 6 months

We are looking for a maintenance volunteer to assist to check and clean the Cheshire House minibus

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Appley Cliff | Isle of Wight
Time commitment:

2-3 days per week,

Flexible time

16-24 hours

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

Christine Cattermole, Adele Dickson and Graham Mitchell, people who use our service, with volunteers

Lead Volunteer

Location:
Hydon Hill | Surrey
Time commitment:

2-3 days per week,

Flexible time

16-24 hours

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Bells Piece | Surrey
Time commitment:

2-3 days per week,

Flexible time

16-24 hours

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Fryers House | Hampshire
Time commitment:

2-3 days per week,

Flexible time

16-24 hours

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

Gloucestershire House resident Dave Evans on an adapted bike with volunteer Florian pointing on the screen

Befriender

Location:
Appley Cliff | Isle of Wight
Time commitment:

When convenient for both resident and volunteer

To provide additional support to people who use our services on a 1-1 or group basis, independently or with other staff/volunteers dependent on activity.