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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Graham, a resident at Godfrey Robinson House, with Amanda, a member of staff

Do you enjoy meeting interesting people?

Location:
Banbury
Time commitment:

We have a number of lovely residents who love to make friends, have a chat and eat biscuits.  They have a wide range of interest from sports to films to theatre.

 

If you would like to come along and have some fun and get to meet some interesting people they you are just what we need.  We all have a story to tell and they would love the opportunity to tell theirs and hear yours. 

We have some lovely residents that all have a story to tell and friends to make. What ever your interest many be, sport, music, chess, theatre, you name it. If you have a few hours to spare either weekly/fortnightly/monthly to join us.

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Three women and a man sitting around the desk chatting

Привет! Do you Know What this Says?

Location:
Banbury
Time commitment:

Weekly, fortnightly or monthly - by agreement

Russian speaker needed!! Hopefully I've got the above correct!! Let me know. We have a lovely resident who is a native Russian speaker but now gets little chance to talk in his native tongue.

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Graham, a resident at Godfrey Robinson House, with Amanda, a member of staff

Evening Event Organiser

Location:
Banbury
Time commitment:

Evening, either weekly, fortnightly or monthly by agreement

Could you help us by organising an event in the evening for our residents. Could be Bingo, Game Night, Table Tennis, it would be up to you and the residents to decide.

52.3 miles
Brian, a member of staff, with Dave at Godfrey Robinson House

Film Fanatic Required

Location:
Banbury
Time commitment:

Evening - Two/Three hours a month

Volunteer Film Club Organiser Required Could you help to organise and run our film club? We need someone to work with our lovely residents to come up with a varied programme of films. They are a diverse lot who enjoy all kinds of films.

52.3 miles
Colin in his wheelchair next to the hob making soup

BAKERS NEEDED!

Location:
Banbury
Time commitment:

1 - 2 hours a week. Currently on Monday Mornings however we can be flexible and even run another club.

 

Do you love to bake? Then come and join are award winning bakers. Winners of the Leonard Cheshire Christmas Bake off!! We have a very successful little baking club running on Monday mornings and really need some extra help.

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A female wheelchair in the garden surrounded by bunting

Do you love Scrabble? Then we need you!!

Location:
Banbury
Time commitment:

1 to 2 hours a week or fortnight but more if you wish

Come and play scrabble with two of our residents who love to play scrabble and are in need of new opponents who are up to the challenge. 1 - 2 hours a fortnight or monthly is all we need but if you would like to play more that's fine with us.

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A man and a woman laughing together in front of a computer

Lead Volunteer

Location:
Agnes Court | Banbury
Time commitment:

Ideally, 2/3 days per week or approximately 15 hours per week but can be completely flexible.

Are you looking to get more involved in your local community? Would you like to use your administration skills and broaden your experience while making a difference?

52.3 miles
Musical instruments at Danybryn

Virtual Musicians

Location:
Agnes Court | Banbury
Time commitment:

 Ideally 2/3 hours per week but can be completely flexible.

Do you play an instrument and love to entertain?

52.3 miles
Resident on computer at Saltways

Virtual Volunteering

Location:
Agnes Court | Banbury
Time commitment:

 Ideally 2/3 hours per week but can be completely flexible.

Do you have a skill or hobby that you would like to share? In the virtual world, the options are endless. If you have an idea, then please get in touch to discuss.

52.3 miles
A group of people sitting around a table looking at the tv.

Virtual Chair Yoga Teacher

Location:
Agnes Court | Banbury
Time commitment:

 Ideally 1 hours per week but can be completely flexible.

Do you love yoga? You could be the person we are looking for!

52.3 miles