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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Do You Have Green Fingers

Location:
Belfast North and South
Time commitment:

We love regular commitment either weekly, fortnightly or monthly but can be flexible as you can be. 

We are looking for volunteers to help maintain our gardens and make sure they can be enjoyed by the people we support.

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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Volunteer Befriender

Location:
Chiltern House, 82 Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. SL9 8JT
Time commitment:

The suggested commitment is 1 to 2 hrs per week, however, wherever possible, volunteers are able to give their time flexibly but regular commitment is appreciated.

We are looking for volunteers who would like to form rewarding friendships and who can spare an hour or two each week to come in and have a chat on a one to one basis, participate in a crossword or game with Residents at our friendly home.

Garden at Chiltern House

Volunteer Gardener/s

Location:
Chiltern House, 82 Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.SL9 8JT
Time commitment:

This is a very flexible role and we would welcome applications from anyone who has some time to spare on a weekly, fortnightly, or monthly basis.

Do you have green fingers with a little time to spare? Our friendly home is lucky enough to have a lovely garden for residents to enjoy, but it requires regular maintenance to keep it looking beautiful.

Woodland trip at The Grove

Volunteer Driver

Location:
Chiltern House, 82 Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.SL9 8JT
Time commitment:

This is a flexible role where the time commitment will depend on appointment, activity or outing. Some journeys will be local to our area, these can be outings, or appointments but others may be further a field.  All journeys will be agreed in advance with the volunteer driver.

We are looking for friendly volunteers to drive our residents on day trips, as well as to hospital appointments. Our residents enjoy outings local to us, such as National Trust properties, shopping, London museums as well as trips to the seaside.

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Disability Equality Speaker - Dumfries

Location:
Dumfries
Time commitment:

Will vary from month to month dependent on requests from groups in your area. However we would like you to commit at least 2 hours per month for a minimum of 6-9 months.

If you are a disabled person, looking for a challenging role that has the potential to really change people’s lives for the better, come and join us as a Disability Equality Speaker.

a man in a wheelchair speaking into a microphone

Leonard Cheshire Speaker - Dumfries

Location:
Dumfries
Time commitment:

Will vary from month to month dependent on requests from groups in your area. However we would like you to commit at least 2 hours per month for a minimum of 6-9 months.

If you are looking for an engaging role where you can deliver presentations about our charity to groups and/or support disabled people to deliver disability equality and inclusion sessions to groups, join Leonard Cheshire as a Speaker.

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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.

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.

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.