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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Activities Befriender Volunteer (#016)

Time commitment:


Normally only around one-two hours per befriending visit once or twice a week two on days and at times to suit all parties.

We're looking for a male volunteer to visit a disabled man for chats, read books and play board games (dominoes, chess) in our supported living service in the early afternoon or evenings.

Karina. Gareth, and Steve using computers at the STARS Community Centre

Activities Befriender Volunteer-Dumfries (#015)

Time commitment:

Volunteering visits are discussed to agree the best and suitable days and times for everyone concerned. Visits would normally take place in the afternoon or early evening.

We have an exciting and very rewarding opportunity for a volunteer to support a young man who has learning difficulties to engage in pass-times, hobbies and learning computer skills.

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Events Researcher - Penzance

St Teresa's
Time commitment:

Time commitment will vary, but we would like you to commit at least 2 hours per week for a minimum of 6-9 months.

If you are looking for an engaging role where you can develop your marketing and advertising skills, join Leonard Cheshire as an Event Research Volunteer.