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Volunteer Driver

Location:
Wharfedale House | West Yorkshire
Time commitment:

3-4 hours per week or one day for trips(flexible)

Do you like driving and getting out and about? We are currently recruiting a volunteer driver for a local service in Wetherby.

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Community Fundraiser

Location:
Wetherby | West Yorkshire
Time commitment:

2-3 hours per week (flexible)

Are you looking to gain experience within events management, fundraising or marketing? We are currently recruiting for a number of volunteers to organise and support local community fundraising events.

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Activities Volunteer

Location:
Wharfedale House | West Yorkshire
Time commitment:

2-3 hours per week (flexible)

Do you like spending time with others? Are you outgoing, creative and interactive? Then please come and join our team to support our residents with in-house activities.

Andrew, a day centre user, with Ross, a volunteer

One to One Befriender

Location:
Bradbury House | County Durham
Time commitment:

2-3 hours per week/ one afternoon a week (flexible)

Do you have a little time to spare each week to become a Volunteer Befriender? We are currently looking for friendly people to support our residents in and around the local community.

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Befriender

Location:
Kendal | Cumbria
Time commitment:

The days and times of all volunteering is discussed and agreed with the volunteer, client, and staff beforehand to suit all parties. Typically, this role would be one afternoon visit of around 1-2 hours per week, but more or less time can be arranged.

We are currently looking for a volunteer to engage with a 60+ lady and support her in getting out and about into the community.

Musician

Music Volunteer

Location:
Heatherley | Crawley
Time commitment:

2-3 hours per week / fortnightly

Do you play an instrument and love to entertain? We are currently looking for a volunteer to support some of our residents with singing and playing instruments.

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Heatherley | West Sussex
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.

Resident having hair sorted at Eithinog

Hairdressing Volunteer

Location:
Leonard Cheshire Community Support Wandsworth
Time commitment:

Flexible, ideally 1-2 days per week. Mornings after 10 am.

As a Hairdressing volunteer, you will be cutting and styling services users hair.

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Mental Health & Wellbeing Support Volunteer

Location:
Randall Close Day Centre | London
Time commitment:

2 days a week, from 10am – 1pm

Supporting service users by listening to any challenges they may be facing. Signposting and supporting them to access any services that may be available in their local community or nationally.

Gardening at Omagh Support services

Gardening Volunteer

Location:
St Cecilia's | Bromley
Time commitment:

Suggested commitment is twice per week, however, volunteers are able to give their time flexibly in mutual agreement with the service they are volunteering with, but a regular commitment is appreciated

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.