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Search volunteering opportunities with over 250 charitable groups from across Harrogate District. Please bear in mind that some roles will have changed during the coronavirus outbreak and the charity listing the opportunity may not have had an opportunity to update the details and may take longer than usual to get back to you.

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Community Advocate Volunteer Role
at St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance aims to support communities to be more resilient by teaching people lifesaving skills and knowledge to help their families and people around them. We are currently looking for volunteer Community Advocates nationally who will help to be the difference within their community by building relationships and promoting the importance...
Social Media Volunteer
at Motor Neurone Disease Association
• keep the Branch social media channels updated – mainly Facebook and Twitter • plan and schedule social media content and posts • research, create and upload relevant contents e.g. graphics, videos, photos, audio, albums • reply to comments and messages • encourage others to comment on posts and share them with others • attending some of the...
Home Library Service - unpacking & shelving volunteer
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
The Home Library Service delivers books and audio books to people who find it difficult to visit their local Library in person. We need volunteers to work alongside staff to unpack the returned books and shelve them correctly ready for use next time books are being chosen
IT Support Volunteer
at AbilityNet
COVID-19 Update: During the covid-19 pandemic we are delivering our services remotely and we are particularly interested to hear from individuals who want to help people who may feel more isolated than normal, having to shield themselves, maintain contain with friends and family. We are looking for people who are interested and skilled in...
Secretary and Trustee
at Harrogate District of Sanctuary
We work with refugee families that move into our district. The Secretary will work with a small group of Trustees helping to manage the work of the charity. There may be opportunities (if so desired) for the Secretary to help to support at social or other gatherings and/or to befriend a refugee family.
Musicians / Music Technicians
at Orb Community Arts
A lot of creativity (and fun) goes on in Orb's music facilities - ukulele group, bands rehearsing, jam band, singers singing, DJ-ing, individual music lessons (piano, guitar and more) - there's plenty to keep you busy! We have great facilities with a performance space, dedicated music studio, rehearsal space and DJ booth. If you can...
Garden Volunteer
at Orb Community Arts
Orb has a thriving garden which features pots, vegetable beds, herb garden, greenhouse, hobbit house, pond, wildlife and more for people to enjoy. We want volunteer gardeners to help develop and maintain this space and help mentor service users in gardening and growing their own produce. The garden also provides the produce for our regular...
Photographer
at Orb Community Arts
Could you spend some time to help vulnerable individuals learn about photography, using software to store, organise and manipulate images and maybe even put them online? Orb would like to hear from anyone who would like to help us get evocative and informative pictures of what we do, help out service users to do the same and show the world what...
Art Support
at Orb Community Arts
Orb runs several art and craft groups and we are looking for individuals to support our art tutors in delivery of these sessions. You would help create a welcoming and supportive environment, assist service users with their artwork and encourage them to get involved and enjoy the activity.
Volunteer Lead/ Team Leader
at Oxfam
Lead Volunteer / Team Leader (Volunteer) Oxfam Cottingham In Oxfam Cottingham, we're dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Build your CV, confidence, and skills by volunteering now. We've developed a comprehensive training program to give you all the skills and support you need to lead the team of up to 5 volunteers at a time and...
Customer Service /Volunteer Till Assistant – Lunch Time cover 12 AM - 2 PM
at Oxfam
Customer Service /Volunteer Till Assistant – Saturday Ripon. Are you looking for a volunteer position that will help you learn new skills, build your CV and meet new friends? If so this may be the role for you! We are looking for new Volunteer Customer Service /Till Assistants Saturday to join the super-friendly customer care team at our Ripon...
Home Library Service - Delivery Volunteer (Harrogate)
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
The Home Library Service delivers books, audio books, and information to people who find it difficult to visit their local Library in person. Volunteers visit people in their homes to deliver pre-selected items, and to spend time talking with them – particularly about their choices and requests – before returning to the Library. Volunteers need to...
Customer Service /Volunteer Till Assistant – Saturday Ripon.
at Oxfam
Customer Service /Volunteer Till Assistant – Saturday Ripon. Are you looking for a volunteer position that will help you learn new skills, build your CV and meet new friends? If so this may be the role for you! We are looking for new Volunteer Customer Service /Till Assistants Saturday to join the super-friendly customer care team at our Ripon...
Artizan Café Volunteer
at Artizan International
We're looking for special people to help us empower our differently-abled members to be active participants in our South American themed café opening in December. This could be helping them to make coffee, serve customers, or putting paninis together in the kitchen.
Peer Volunteer - Peer Support role
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Actively supporting the client network during peer support group sessions and/or WhatsApp Group chat (peer network and/or study accountability group). Supporting group activities e.g. sports classes, family mindfulness events/initiatives. Researching and sharing relevant information for the group as a whole or for a particular client. Role may be...
Peer Volunteer / Community Volunteer - Outreach role
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Collection and delivery of items such as clothing, furniture and food parcels. Supporting clients with building of furniture/ DIY tasks. Networking and raising awareness through attendance of community events and stalls
Peer Volunteer - Childcare role
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Supporting peer support sessions by caring for client’s pre-school children (older children may also attend during school holidays). Designing play sessions in line with age range and child capability. Supporting organisations projects that are specifically aiming at improving the emotional intelligence of the child through creative play and...
Peer Volunteer/Community Volunteer - Fundraiser role
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Actively seeking out fundraising initiatives. Organising or taking part in fundraising events. Organising food/toy/gift/financial donations. Handling and documenting of donations.
Date of opportunity: 11 October 2021
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Events Manager
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate is a volunteer-led charitable organisation, working to effect change across the Harrogate District so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. We are seeking an Events Manager to co-ordinate our events programme. The role will include: - Developing an annual programme of events - Attending and liaising with...
Swimming Lesson Assistant
at Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
We need water confident people over the age of 16 who can assist in the teaching of swimming to disabled children. We are looking for volunteers to commit to one hour a week. The children vary in age from 4 to 18 years of age and have a range of different needs. Some of the children need help to maintain concentration, others just need someone to...
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Sunday Service Leader
at Pilgrims Friend Society Emmaus House
We link in with a local church service on Sunday morning via Zoom. We would like a volunteer to help our family members enjoy the service, and to help them to hear well and have their hymn books open at the right page. The entire service is broadcast from the church itself. Tea and coffee will be served during the service.
Volunteer Administration Assistant
at Boroughbridge & District Community Care
Required to assist in the office with answering phone and door, communicating with volunteers and supporting vulnerable members of the community.
Charity Shop Volunteer - Harrogate - Volunteers URGENTLY needed.
at Martin House Children's Hospice
Come and join us at our Harrogate charity shop! We our looking for people who are happy to give half a day or a couple of hours a week (or more!) to add to our team of dedicated volunteers. You will be providing absolutely invaluable support to our retail provision, generating essential income for Martin House Hospice for Children and Young People...
Charity Shop Volunteer - Knaresborough - Volunteers URGENTLY needed.
at Martin House Children's Hospice
Come and join us at our Knaresborough charity shop! We our looking for people who are happy to give half a day or a couple of hours a week (or more!) to add to our team of dedicated volunteers. You will be providing absolutely invaluable support to our retail provision, generating essential income for Martin House Hospice for Children and Young...
Charity Shop Volunteer - Ripon - Volunteers URGENTLY needed.
at Martin House Children's Hospice
Come and join us at our Ripon charity shop! We our looking for people who are happy to give half a day or a couple of hours a week (or more!) to add to our team of dedicated volunteers. You will be providing absolutely invaluable support to our retail provision, generating essential income for Martin House Hospice for Children and Young People....
Safe Havens Host
at IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services)
Leaving an abusive relationship can be one of the most dangerous times, yet all too often people are unable to access emergency accommodation and are forced to return to their abusers. Safe Havens is an innovative project supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse to access safe, accommodation quickly, supported by trained, volunteer hosts...
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Volunteer
at Ark Ripon
Volunteers will be supporting a variety of activities. Our members are adults with learning and/or physical disabilities. It is essentially a social club where we carry out a program of activities including music, games and craftwork. There is usually a craft activity each week. There is always much fun and laughter.
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Show Volunteers
at Weeton Show
We welcome community-spirited volunteers all ages and abilities to assist in a variety of tasks from setting up for the show, car park marshalling, checking tickets at the gate, dismantling after the show and ensuring the grounds are free of litter. It's a fantastic opportunity to meet other people, have lots of fun and contribute to the...
Trustee - Legal Governance
at Artizan International
Artizan International is seeking a trustee to join the current board to strengthen the governance function of the charity. Particularly, we are keen to strengthen our legal governance. We are a growing charitable organisation with ambitious plans and expansion of its services. To make our organisation better and stronger, we are looking for more...
Volunteer Store Assistant
at Essential Needs (Community Furniture Store of Harrogate & District)
We are looking for a friendly and approachable person to help serve customers in our charity furniture store. You will provide help and assistance with selecting items, take payments and organising deliveries. There will also be a small amount of answering telephone enquiries for customers who are donating furniture items to us.
Volunteer Warehouse Assistant - Ripon
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Our Volunteer Warehouse Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running ‘behind the scenes’ of our retail department while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. We are looking for volunteers to assist with the day-to-day operations of the warehouse by helping to receive donations, load and unload the charity van and help with...
Volunteer Warehouse Assistant - Harrogate
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Our Volunteer Warehouse Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running ‘behind the scenes’ of our retail department while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. We are looking for volunteers to assist with the day-to-day operations of the warehouse by helping to receive donations, load and unload the charity van and help with...
Volunteer Donations Assistant - Ripon
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Our Volunteer Donations Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running of our retail outlets while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. The majority of our shops don’t have a lot of space to store donated stock, so our donation centre and Ripon warehouse are a vital resource to enable us to keep more stock, organise goods...
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Library Volunteer
at Starbeck Community Library
We have a group of 30+ volunteers who work in Starbeck Community Library to provide a comprehensive service to the public. We now need more volunteers to join our friendly group.
Volunteer eCommerce Assistant
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Our Volunteer Ecommerce Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running of our online shop while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. If you enjoy surfing the internet or selling online why not join our retail team. This is an excellent opportunity if you want to gain experience in marketing, customer service and retail but...
Volunteer Van Driver
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
What Would I Be Doing? • loading donated items into the charity van at our Donation Centre and unloading them at one of our shops • delivery and collection of donated items in the charity van from various locations • helping to plan routes and delivery schedules • assisting in maintaining the van to a good standard and letting us know of any...
Volunteer Retail Assistant | Knaresborough
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Whether it’s working front of house welcoming and serving customers, keeping the shop floor tidy and fresh, or organising stock behind the scenes, our volunteers play an essential role in the smooth running of the shop and raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research.
Volunteer Donations Assistant - Harrogate
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Our Volunteer Donation Centre Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running of our retail outlets while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. The majority of our shops don’t have a lot of space to store donated stock, so our donation centre is a vital resource to enable us to keep more stock, organise goods for sale and to...
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Youth Club Volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
To assist in the delivery of a youth group in Harrogate or Knaresborough that is run by NYY. • To facilitate group work, discussions, and activities with young people. • To communicate with the Lead Youth Worker, and the Youth Work team for that club and other volunteers about planning and delivery of a programme of activities. • To...
Youth Club Volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
We are looking for local adults who are keen to volunteer to help set up and run a youth club in Pateley Bridge. Volunteering to help young people can be done in a number of ways: Volunteer on a regular basis Volunteer every so often on a rota Run a one-off activity/workshop with the young people sharing your skills Be a youth club committee...
Volunteer Driver
at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Delivering prescriptions to local pharmacies and patient homes.
Volunteer Gardener
at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Maintaining the garden and grounds around Alexander House, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust.
Volunteer Collection & Delivery Assistant
at Essential Needs (Community Furniture Store of Harrogate & District)
Our charity furniture store collects donated items of furniture in the Harrogate district. We also deliver items purchased by customers. Our volunteer assistants support our driver in teams to collect and deliver furniture as well as assist with general warehouse duties.
Trustee
at Harrogate Theatre
Harrogate Theatre is seeking two new Trustees to help drive our return to presenting a full programme of work live on stages across Harrogate. You will be dynamic, resourceful and share our passion for presenting the best artistic work to audiences from across the district, as well as working with communities to make a meaningful and ongoing...
Young Onset Group Support Volunteer
at Dementia Forward
Volunteers will join our young onset group and two members of staff to go for a day out in the local area. The group do a variety of activities such as walking, visiting museums, playing croquet and table tennis and lots more. The volunteer will travel in the minibus with the group and support throughout the day so that the group have fun in a...
Report & Research Writer
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of role – to support the Healthwatch Team to deliver robust, valid and reliable research reports and to ensure that strong evidence and research influences the organisation’s priorities and actions. Key activities - To observe the Volunteers Code of Conduct - Assist in producing both written and oral briefs for Healthwatch, based on...
Young Healthwatch
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Why become a Youthwatch Volunteer? There are so many reasons to volunteer with Youthwatch North Yorkshire, we thought we would list a few of the best ones: 1. To empower young people within health and social care! 2. To develop your skills, understanding, and aspirations! 3. To engage with your community and ensure everybody's needs are being...
Community Health Connector
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Help to extend the reach of Healthwatch North Yorkshire through outreach activities - virtually &/or socially distanced. Assist the Volunteer Officer & the Outreach Coordinator at outreach events in the community. Communicate with a wide range of local people discussing health & social care services and providing information and...
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Volunteer Retail Assistant - Ripon
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Our Volunteer Retail Assistants play an essential role in the smooth running of our shops while raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. Whether you’re interested in working front of house welcoming and serving customers, keeping the shop floor tidy and fresh, or organising stock behind the scenes, we encourage you to apply. This is an...
Speech Support Worker
at Speak With IT
Speak With IT (SWIT) are a registered charity whose mission is to improve the wellbeing of people with aphasia and their carers, by using technology, supported conversation and through the dedicated help of trained and compassionate volunteers, providing long term support. Your time will help the charity to meet its aims for providing support for...
HELP volunteer driver
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Do you like getting out and about? Could you help others to get out too? Our voluntary car driver service provides a lifeline to people unable to use public transport due to mobility, disability or location. We help people in Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon and the surrounding villages to get to: - Medical and dental appointments - Day centres...
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Weekend volunteer
at Cancer Research UK
Looking to meet new people? Learn new skills ? We are looking for volunteers who are interested in being part of our team on Saturday or Sunday for as many hours you would like to do, even just an hour. We are a new team looking for fresh faces and new ideas ....in return we will give you all the help and support that is required. You get to meet...
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Peer Support Volunteer
at Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Have you been Bereaved by Suicide? Do you have a desire to help other people who have also been Bereaved by Suicide? Are you comfortable listening to the experiences of others? You could be just the person we are looking for. We have self-help support groups across the UK, where you can meet with other people who have been bereaved by suicide...
Courses and training Mediator
at Parenting Together T/A Partog
Newly introduced courses are zoom meetings prefaced by a video on the specific topic to be discussed. The host/coordinator manages these discussions and explains the reasoning or research on the topic.
Trustee - Disabilities Advocate
at Parenting Together T/A Partog
In addition to the normal Trustee roles and responsibilities, the 'Disabilities Trustee' will advocate for, and on behalf of children and parents with disabilities. At the top of our 'insist' list; noble ethics and high standards of integrity. During a meeting with the Charity Commission 26/05/21, Partog is constantly under...
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Volunteer Driver
at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Collecting & Delivering prescriptions to local pharmacies,
Befriender
at Carers' Time Off @ Carers' Resource
We need volunteers who can offer 2 to 3 hours a week, a fortnight or even a month to visit or take people out whilst their carer takes a break This could include, chatting, having a coffee, doing crosswords, watching tv, knitting -, going for a walk, a drive, for a swim it is variable on the clients interests.
Keep Fit Tutor
at Vision Support Harrogate District
It is important to us at Vision Support to promote healthy lifestyles, participation and independent living. One of the ways in we do this is by providing a timetable of leisure and social activities that are accessible and designed specifically to be accessible for people with sight loss. General community exercise classes can be difficult to...
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Planning Representative
at Knaresborough Civic Society
Join the Knaresborough Civic Society committee as a Planning Representative. The role includes: -Check the planning portal for new planning applications on a monthly basis. • Be the contact for statutory planning consultations from HBC • Circulate contentious planning applications to committee members so they are aware of them. • Assess all...
Cat Adoption Team Leader Volunteer
at Harrogate Cats Protection
Our Cat Adoption Team Leaders support cat homing and as part of this they may lead a team of volunteer home visitors. You will act as the main point of contact within the branch for cat adoption enquiries via email, telephone or social media. Supporting the adoption process through either homefinder questionnaires or a small team of home visitors...
Cat Welfare Team Leader
at Harrogate Cats Protection
Our Cat Welfare Team Leaders have the important role of coordinating, encouraging, and supporting teams of fosterer volunteers and cat care volunteers. You volunteer alongside colleagues including the Branch Coordinator, Cat Welfare team, Branch Development Manager and Vet team. Support fosterers to follow Cats Protection cat welfare policies and...
Fosterer Volunteer
at Harrogate Cats Protection
Cats Protection volunteer fosterers provide a stable, safe and loving environment in their own homes. You will provide vital hands on care and accommodation to stray, abandoned cats or cats whose owners could sadly no longer keep them. You will be part of a dedicated team of volunteers committed to finding new homes for cats in need. You will be...
Publicity Team Leader Volunteer
at Harrogate Cats Protection
Our Publicity Team Leader Volunteers have the important role of supporting a wider team of publicity volunteers. Publicity volunteers collectively keep members of the public informed of the vital and varied ways we help our feline friends in need. you can expect to be communicating with others including newsletter, social networking and website...
Fundraising Team Leader Volunteer
at Harrogate Cats Protection
Our fundraising team leaders oversee a small team of fundraising volunteers, supporting and encouraging them in their roles. Planning fundraising activities and events with your team-both online and face to face events and activities. Allocating tasks before and during fundraising events. Keeping financial records from fundraising events....
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Chairperson
at Knaresborough Civic Society
• Chair Knaresborough Civic Society committee meetings. • Liaise with the Secretary to determine agendas. • Attend events on behalf of the Civic Society. • Write letters/emails in support of the Civic Society and its projects to various stakeholders and organisations. • Seek support and funding for the Civic Society and its campaigns. • Ensure the...
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Secretary
at Knaresborough Civic Society
Secretary’s Duties Regular Duties • Taking minutes of committee and AGM meetings, writing these up and circulating them. • Adding publicity information to our website and Facebook page and sharing publicity with other Facebook sites (e.g. ‘You know you’re a Knaresborian’) and the ‘Visit Harrogate’ website. • Receiving and responding to e mails...
Ripon Vision Support Group Volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We are looking for a friendly, caring and reliable person to help with the smooth running of our weekly Ripon Vision Support Group at Allhallowgate Methodist Church, which is specifically designed to entertain and provide a place of friendship and support for our over 60s members who are living with sight loss. Duties of a Vision Support Group...
Craft Group Volunteer - Pottery
at Vision Support Harrogate District
The Vision Support Team is looking for friendly, caring and reliable people to help our members in their pottery class. A great opportunity to work 1:1 alongside our amazing potters who excel at their craft and just require a good pair of eyes to help them locate tools and help with the fiddly little bits. No experience is necessary as you will be...
Craft class volunteer - Basketry
at Vision Support Harrogate District
The Vision Support Team are looking for friendly, caring and reliable people to help our members in their basketry class. It’s a great opportunity to learn some new skills whilst being a valuable 1:1 helper to our members, you do not need to have any previous experience as you will be provided with training and support by our existing team of...
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Retail Lead Volunteer - Richmond
at Sue Ryder
Support the shop management team with the day-to-day running of the shop. When trained and confident, you can take on the responsibility of covering the shop in the absence of any paid staff who may be attending meetings, are unwell or are on annual leave.
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Retail Volunteer - Richmond
at Sue Ryder
You will be supporting our shop to give customers the best possible experience in-store, keep the shop stocked and tidy and help us to sort donations.
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Retail Volunteer - Scarborough
at Sue Ryder
You will be supporting our shop to give customers the best possible experience in-store, keep the shop stocked and tidy and help us to sort donations.
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Retail Lead Volunteer - Knaresborough
at Sue Ryder
You will support the shop management team with the day-to-day running of the shop. When trained and confident, you can take on the responsibility of covering the shop in the absence of any paid staff who may be attending meetings, are unwell, or are on annual leave.
Trustees
at The Avalon Group
To complement the current Board of Trustees, we are looking to appoint new Trustees to help drive the charity forward and continue to build on our strong reputation with regulators and commissioners. What we are looking for... While the new Trustees do not necessarily need previous non-executive experience, they will be able to demonstrate a...
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Bookwork Volunteer - Knaresborough
at Sue Ryder
In this role, you will support the shop team to maintain their book departments to the best standard, up to date, displayed well so that we attract customers. You could help us to achieve the best-selling price by researching and recognising items of value or interest collectors.
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Retail Volunteer - Knaresborough
at Sue Ryder
You will be supporting our shop to give customers the best possible experience in-store, keep the shop stocked and tidy and help us to sort and sell donations.
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Retail Volunteer - Ripon
at Sue Ryder
You will be supporting our shop to give customers the best possible experience in-store, keep the shop stocked and tidy, and helping us to sort and sell donations. If you have an interest in furniture, brica, and electricals this is the shop for you, as we do not sell clothes.
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Prisoners’ Families Helpline Volunteer
at Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact)
The Prisoners’ Families Helpline provides support to loved ones of those affected by the Criminal Justice System across England and Wales. Purpose of this role To provide advice and information to family members, friends, prisoners and professionals by responding to incoming telephone calls. You will respond to queries by providing direct...
Church Assistant
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Church Assistants open up the world of St Mary’s Church, a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic, and connect visitors with its beauty and significance. They answer visitor queries and offer exceptional service to help them get the most from their visit, giving a warm welcome every time.
Minibus Driver
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal is a large estate and we offer a regular minibus service to help visitors access the three entrances and St Mary’s church. Working to a timetable you’ll be collecting visitors from each entrance point and dropping them at various locations. The minibus service is especially useful to those who find walking...
Visitor Host
at Ripon Museums Trust
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers who welcome visitors from far and wide to the 3 unique Ripon Law and Order Museums. You will be playing a vital role in keeping the museums open and operational so visitors can learn and enjoy their experience. These roles are at all 3 museums and enable a...
Trustee
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Prior to New Beginnings applying for Charitable Incorporated Organisation Status we are looking to increase the skillset of our Board of Trustees. This is a voluntary position and requires a commitment of time and of sharing your knowledge and skills to meet the aims and objectives of the organisation as a whole.
Day Care helper/reception/shopping/gardening
at Cliff House Community Support Services
Our award-winning, successful and innovative local charity is looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to help us provide integrated health and social care (excluding personal care) for frail older people both in their own homes and in our Day Centre. Following the difficulties faced by frail older people during Covid restrictions, we are...
Bus Chaperones for Dementia Forward
at Dementia Forward
Chaperones accompany our volunteer drivers to collect people for wellbeing services at our hub in Burton Leonard. It's important to us that the people attending our services are well looked after, so you'll welcome them onto the bus, ensure they are sitting comfortably and that they are safe throughout the journey.
Activity and wellbeing volunteers near Ripon, Knaresborough, Harrogate
at Dementia Forward
This is a fabulous role for anyone who would like to support people with dementia to continue to take part in hobbies and activities. Our hub clubs run on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at our converted chapel in a village just outside Ripon - close to Knaresborough and Boroughbridge. The group take part in various activities including gardening...
A fabulous opportunity for anyone who loves to drive
at Dementia Forward
We are looking for volunteers to drive our minibus. If you enjoy driving and could spare a few hours a month to help people access our services, this could be the role for you. The journeys will be to and from our hub in Burton Leonard, collecting people from Harrogate, Knaresborough and Ripon areas. Drivers will be supported on the journeys by a...
Wellbeing Cafe Volunteer
at Dementia Forward
If you enjoy meeting people, chatting, playing games or doing crafts why not join our fabulous team of wellbeing volunteers? Our Time Together group for people living with dementia meets on a Tuesday afternoon in Harrogate. It’s a friendly fun group where you will join in with a variety of activities (including crafts, games and table tennis),...
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Trustee
at Inspire Youth
Inspire Youth Yorkshire is seeking to recruit a number of passionate individuals into the role of charity trustee, where you will take part in shaping and directing the organisation and ensuring that it operates legally within the regulations set by the Charity Commission.
Arts and Craft Companion
at Leonard Cheshire Disability - Wharfedale House
One of our female residents is looking for a female companion to support her local community while enjoying good conversation and sharing interests, especially in arts and crafts. Role Description • To provide friendship and support to socialise within her community • To assist resident to develop further social contacts including links with the...
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Exhibition Ambassador
at Harewood House
Volunteer Exhibition Ambassador is a brand new role based within the All Saint's Church in the grounds of Harewood House; you will engage with visitors about the new exhibition by glassblower Chris Day, Harewood and All Saints Church which opens on June 26th. Chris Day creates work to open conversations around Black history including the...
Volunteer Gardener
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Helping with the maintenance and development of the garden area, including the development of a vegetable area. General weeding, planting, watering, pruning depending on the time of year.
Shop Volunteers
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Shop Volunteers needed: Our retail operation relies heavily upon volunteers and provides a vital part of the income of our hospice. Dedicated teams of volunteers in the shops undertake a variety of tasks; serving customers, pricing goods and providing information to the public about the work of the hospice. The shops and volunteers are part of the...
School and Group Visit Coordinator Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
We are seeking a volunteer to support our Learning Team to ensure the smooth delivery of our school and group visits. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to our programme using your excellent organisation, administration and communication skills, having fun and learning too! Working across our 3 museums with an experienced...
Collection Box Coordinator
at Saint Michael's Hospice
To visit collection box outlets within designated areas of Harrogate and the district in which Saint Michael's serve; distributing, recruiting new and periodically servicing long-standing Saint Michael's static collection boxes. Most volunteers offer one half day/full day per week, but a fortnightly commitment would be considered too....
Retail Assistant
at St Vincent de Paul Society
They will be working with the shop manager and other volunteers. The job involves operating a till, customer service and cash handling. Steaming of goods so can placed on the shop floor for sale, sorting of donations.
Living History Costumed Tour Guides for 1920s Station House Project
at Wensleydale Railway
The Wensleydale Railway has received NLHF lottery funding to renovate the Leeming Bar Station House into a living museum and education centre. We're taking our visitors back to the 1920s and we need people who love a bit of live-action drama and dressing up in period costume to send our visitors on a journey through time in the Station House...
Befriender
at Pilgrims Friend Society Emmaus House
Visiting the family members of Emmaus House as a group or on a 1:1 basis to offer companionship
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Volunteer
at Washburn Heritage Centre
We have lots of different roles to suit different people, for example helping in our Tea Room, taking part in the upkeep on our beautiful building, leading a walk, baking a cake, planning events, designing leaflets, helping with marketing, catering at events and much more.
Stockroom Assistant Knaresborough
at Scope
As a Stockroom Assistant you’ll help raise vital funds for our work towards achieving everyday equality for disabled people. You will make a real difference to disabled people and their families at a time of need. This role is based mainly in the back area of the shop where you will work as part of a team to sort donations of clothes, shoes, bric-...
Customer Service Volunteer Knaresborough
at Scope
As a Customer Service Volunteer you’ll help raise vital funds for our work towards achieving everyday equality for disabled people. You will make a real difference to disabled people and their families at a time of need. This role is based mainly on the shop floor welcoming and interacting with customers, offering help with any questions they have...
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Volunteer Wildlife Ambassador
at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Do you have a passion for Wildlife? Are you keen to share your wildlife stories with people you meet? If this sounds like you then our Wildlife Ambassador role would be perfect for you. As a Wildlife Ambassador your role will be instrumental in assisting our Wildlife Supporter Officers (WSOs). Our Wildlife Supporter Officers are usually the first...
Bookshop Assistant
at National Trust - Brimham Rocks
Working in our newly opened second-hand bookshop. The bookshop has replaced the old gift shop which closed due to the repercussions of the pandemic. The bookshop will generate income which will solely be used to further our conservation work at Brimham Rocks. The role involves: Greeting customers and welcoming them into the shop whilst advising of...
Stock Processor (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
at Scope Charity Shop in Ripon
You will help with: Stock preparation; hanging clothes on hangers; attaching tickets; steaming/ironing items and general store room work. This role is back of house.
Sales Assistant (Thursdays and Saturdays)
at Scope Charity Shop in Ripon
You will be: Meeting and greeting customers; Refilling shelves; Offering good customer service.
Sunday Assistant
at Scope Charity Shop in Ripon
You will assist the shop manager in the day's running of the store: Refilling shelves; Stock rotation; Customer Service; Stock preparation.
Shop Volunteer
at Save the Children
Your donation of time, creativity and kindness can help us change the future for children all over the world. Our Pateley Bridge Save the Children Shop has been a much loved part of the local community for years and continues to be hugely popular with customers and supporters due to the kindness and creativity of the amazing volunteer team. As the...
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Oxfam Shop Volunteer
at Oxfam
Overview Oxfam is a global movement of millions of people who share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable. We respond fast in emergencies, work on long-term projects with communities and campaign for genuine, lasting change. Our volunteers, staff and those we aim to influence are all guided by our values of...
Sales Assistant.
at Scope Charity Shop in Ripon
Work on our sales floor meeting and greeting our customers, offer help to them when required and process their sales through a till. Refill the shop as required, keep sales area tidy.
Stock Processor.
at Scope Charity Shop in Ripon
We require people to help prepare our stock,away from the shop floor. Clothes will have labels attached, then put onto coat hangers, also clothes are steamed (easier than ironing). C/D and DVD are checked ready for sale and may be priced. Upstairs in our storeroom we have small jobs washing bric brac or untangling jewellery to keep everone busy.
Shoe and bags volunteers
at Cancer Research UK
Have a love for shoes and bags? We get some amazing shoes and bags donated from our very generous donors and we would love someone who would be interested in coming in for a few hours to give us a hand, putting out , pricing and taking off items. Some till work would be involved. Full training would be given. No experience needed .
Media volunteer
at Cancer Research UK
Have a love of movies and or music? We are in need of a volunteer to help us out for a few hours per week to sort out our media department. You'll be putting out our best music, DVD and LPs with a price and taking off any older media. Some till work may be involved. Full training would be given and no experience is needed.
Youth Club Support Worker
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
We need additional support to help us run our Youth Clubs. These clubs run on Thursdays during term time. Timings as below: Primary Age Youth Club- 3-5.30pm allowing for set up and tidy up based in Bilton, Harrogate. Secondary Age Youth Club- 6-8.15pm allowing for setup/tidy up based in St Georges Hall, Central Harrogate.
Volunteer Driver
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Volunteer drivers needed to transport carers from home to activities and back.
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Book Club Co-lead
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate (ZCH) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) working to effect change across the district so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. The organisation is made up of volunteers only. We are now looking for an individual to provide administrative and practical support for our Book Club, working...
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Merchandising volunteer
at Cancer Research UK
To create fun and exciting displays all year round .....use window to display our fabulous donations and bought in goods. To come up with exciting Windows themes, dress mannequins and instore displays with use of colours and themes.
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Till volunteers
at Cancer Research UK
Serve customers on the till, keep the shop looking great and thank everyone who brings in their donations and custom.
Nature Reserves Voluntary Trainee – North Central Reserves
at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Across North Yorkshire, our reserves team carries out vital practical conservation tasks, leading volunteer groups and carrying out office-based reserve management to enhance and protect nature. We are offering the opportunity for a new voluntary trainee to gain valuable experience within this team and develop skills in all aspects of habitat...
Trustee
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Carers’ Resource is looking for a new Trustee to join the Board. The Board is particularly interested in adding trustees who have substantial experience in charity or public sector finance. The role includes: Ensuring that the organisation complies with its governing documents, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation or regulations...
Retail & Catering Manager...at the Leeming Bar Station Tea Room and Shop
at Wensleydale Railway
Help take Leeming Bar Station House back 100 years to the roaring 20s by opening up a platform tea room and gift shop in a buffet car. You'll be a part of living heritage by helping us put a tea room and gift shop at the museum Station House, giving our visitors a taste of the last century to make their experience even more real.
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Volunteer
at Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation
You’ll enable us to increase our understanding and awareness of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). We have an ambitious EDI strategy, and an EDI action plan for 2021 and you’ll be helping us to monitor our achievements against the plan and share information about our progress. The role will involve supporting the EDI Management team to...
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IT and Typist / Transcription
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
We have a vacancy for a volunteer to take dictation, write emails and other documents to support a member of the public with a physical disability.
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IT Buddy (Ripon)
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
We are looking for IT buddy volunteers to help people to get online. We currently have the following vacancies: 1. To help people who are unable to use IT themselves to access online services 2. To support people to practise their IT skills on a 121 basis 3. To help young people to develop their coding skills at a weekly club
Library Volunteer - Ripon Library
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
Help the public to have a positive experience every time they visit Ripon Library. Help to promote reading for pleasure as well as helping to answer enquiries and help people to get online as well as planning and delivering library events and activities.
IT Support Volunteer - Ripon Library
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
We are looking for a volunteer wanting to share their computer knowledge and skills to help those who are less confident. We need volunteers who are familiar with tablets, iPads & smartphones to help people use the internet, send emails, download eBooks etc.
Trustee
at Yorkshire Cancer Community
We are looking for people to join our Board of Trustees to help govern our small cancer charity which offers a support and information network across Yorkshire. The Board meet by Zoom, so applicants can come from any area. We are looking for someone with an interest in improving support services to people affected by cancer.
Harrogate Clothes Bank Volunteer
at St Marks Church
We are looking for people to join our friendly team who help people on a low income to find suitable free clothes, and to help with sorting donations. We provide our service users with a friendly, helpful service. Clothes sorted and hung on rails so that people can browse and choose what they need, like and what fits.
Local volunteer manager
at Girlguiding North Yorkshire West County
The local volunteer manager (commissioner) is require to offer leadership and team management to a dedicated team of volunteers to ensure high quality guiding is happening in an area They are responsible for administration and financial management in the local area. They should be able to promote guiding in the local area and welcome new...
Meeting & Network Representatives
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of the role To attend and represent Healthwatch North Yorkshire at meetings and network groups. Provide updates and contribute to discussions in meetings. Report back to Healthwatch with any important topics or key areas of interest we should know about. Key Activities • To attend meeting/network groups in or around North Yorkshire. •...
Artizan Sewing
at Artizan International
We are looking for experienced sewers who are able to help us from home by sewing products for our shop. These products will eventually be made at our projects in Peru & Ecuador, but while we continue to train our artisans overseas we need help here in Harrogate to get our shop fully stocked. We will be giving sewing projects such as; wash...
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Woodland Volunteering Activities
at Make It Wild
We offer volunteering opportunities for a variety of woodland maintenance tasks. These include tree planting, tree tube removal, clearing of Himalayan Balsam, gorse and holly management, seed gathering and bracken control. We have a lovely team of volunteers and our volunteer events are very relaxed and friendly. We hope to see you soon!
Market Maker
at Harrogate Christmas Market
Welcoming and assisting Traders during the set-up phase. Then welcoming visitors and helping them find specific stalls, refreshments, banks and toilets, etc.
Disabled Riding Volunteer
at Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group
Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group provides horse riding for children and adults with disabilities. It aids their mobility, boosts their self confidence and provides them with some much needed enjoyment. Our volunteers help our riders enjoy their experience safely and securely. Their duties range from helping riders to mount and dismount and...
Treasurer
at Little Crickets Pre-school
Can you spare 1-2 hours per week to help a wonderful pre-school based in Harrogate? Would you like to give something back to a registered charity whose main objectives are 'not for profit'? We are looking for a new Treasurer at Little Crickets Pre-school and would welcome volunteers from the wider community to help fulfil this diverse...
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Befriender
at Supporting Older People
Our aim is to alleviate isolation and loneliness for older people who have little or no contact with people. Without our services, many of our clients would be extremely isolated and would not be able to leave their homes. We enhance emotional well-being in an age-group where loneliness and depression is an ever-increasing problem. Human...
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Trustee
at 1st Pannal Scout Group
Could you spare 4 evenings a year to help young people in Pannal? As a charity we need trustees to guide the group and ensure correct governance. No experience of either scouting nor being a trustee (training is provided), just an interest in helping young people in Pannal and Harrogate thrive and develop to their best potential. https://members....
Leader
at Girlguiding North Yorkshire West County
You will have the chance to make a valuable contribution to the lives of girls and young women, by helping on a weekly basis at a unit meeting. As a leader you'll help run a unit of girls, you can take your pick from Rainbows 5 - 7, Brownies 7 - 10, Guides 10 - 14 and Senior section 14 - 25. Girl guiding UK values the skills, knowledge and...
HELP Fundraiser
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Do you want to help make a difference to the lives of older and vulnerable people living independently? Do you have lots of enthusiasm and ideas for raising funds? We are looking for people to join our fundraising committee to help us raise funds to enable us to continue offering our services to people in the Harrogate District. Volunteers are...
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Treasurer - Knaresborough Community Land Trust
at Knaresborough Community Land Trust
We are seeking an experienced accountant to take up the role of Treasurer for the Knaresborough Community Land Trust (CLT), established in 2018. Knaresborough CLT was set up to create community-owned affordable housing to benefit those living and/or working in Knaresborough. This is an exciting time for the CLT as we progress our membership drive...
Events Volunteers
at Ripon Cathedral Development Campaign
The cathedral hosts four large fundraising events per year, including the well known Beer Festival each May. Volunteers are needed to help at these events to welcome visitors and ensure they enjoy their visit. You can also be involved in the planning and marketing of events in the run up to them.
Welcomer / Guides
at Ripon Cathedral Development Campaign
Volunteer Welcomers and Guides are needed to help welcome visitors to Ripons beautiful cathedral and to ensure that guests get the most from their vists. Full training is offered by our dedicated team prior to taking up duties, and regular 'Volunteer Briefing Sessions' are held to update all volunteers on specific or general issues....
Play Worker (KISS Saturday Club)
at Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
Do you have lots of energy? Do you like volunteering with children? Do you think that disabled children should have the same chances as non-disabled children? KISS Saturday club offers all children the chance to play, make a noise, make a mess, paint, cook, and have fun - regardless of their mental or physical ability. We need enthusiastic,...
Fundraising/Admin Support
at Changing Faces
We have a variety of volunteering opportunities available in our Sheffield Centre covering the Yorkshire and Humber region. Come and help support our work… Volunteer with our Skin Camouflage Service, either with administration or by training as a Skin Camouflage Practitioner and helping people with a visible difference to apply specialist...
Young Enterprise Business Advisor
at Young Enterprise
Young Enterprise Company Programme inspires students to set up and run their own real company guided by a Young Enterprise Business Advisor. Your enthusiasm, knowledge and real life experiences will enrich the learning for students and help them to understand the world of volunteer and prepare for their futures. You would also share in the...
Marie Curie Helper
at Marie Curie (Bradford)
Marie Curie Helper volunteers visit people with a terminal illness in their homes, offering companionship and support for up to three hours each week. The role involves helping with activities such as reading, making short trips to the shops, support to attend social events or appointments and providing information on local services. The service...
Horse Riding Volunteer
at Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group
Helping adults and children with disabilities to go horse riding. It aids their mobility, boosts their confidence and provides them with some much needed fun. The role involves working with other volunteers, relatives and carers, principally by walking alongside the horses/ponies during rides to ensure the riders have a safe and enjoyable time.
Museum cleaner
at Ripon Museums Trust
Why Ripon Museums? As a volunteer cleaner, you will be playing a vital role in helping keep Ripon Museums clean and presentable for our visitors. This is a fantastic opportunity for a volunteer to provide a service for the museums. We are a charitable trust and rely on volunteers to operate. What will I be doing? You will be helping to clean our...
External Hire Assistant Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
As a volunteer caretaker, you will be playing a vital role in helping Ripon Museums operate an external room booking hire system to help raise vital income for the Trust, which will help to preserve this important part of our heritage. This is a fantastic opportunity for a volunteer to develop a new service for the museums, connect with the local...
Date of opportunity: 18 November 2020
Museum Guide
at Ripon Museums Trust
All volunteers to the Ripon Museums have the following responsibilities: - To familiarise themselves with the introductory pack. - To ensure they know who to approach for information/advice/support needed to perform their duties within the specific area of volunteering. - Develop the background knowledge necessary to carry out their duties within...
Education Team Member
at Ripon Museums Trust
All volunteers to the Ripon Museums have the following responsibilities: - To familiarise themselves with the introductory pack. - To ensure they know who to approach for information/advice/support needed to perform their duties within the specific area of volunteering. - Develop the background knowledge necessary to carry out their duties within...
Historic Garden Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
The garden volunteer team have worked enthusiastically to restore the Workhouse Museum gardens using the best combination of historical planting and modern horticultural techniques. The Workhouse garden is an integral part of the visitor experience of the museum. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your interest in gardening and horticulture...
Education Team Leader
at Ripon Museums Trust
All volunteers to the Ripon Museums have the following responsibilities: - To familiarise themselves with the introductory pack. - To ensure they know who to approach for information/advice/support needed to perform their duties within the specific area of volunteering. - Develop the background knowledge necessary to carry out their duties within...
Front of House Reception
at Ripon Museums Trust
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers who welcome visitors from far and wide to the 3 unique Ripon Law and Order Museums. You will be playing a vital role in keeping the museums open and operational so visitors can learn and enjoy their experience. The front of house team provide the first contact...
Learning Team Volunteers
at Ripon Museums Trust
By joining the learning team you will have fun, meet new people whilst using or developing your skills and experience of working with children and adults in the museums. Our learning team delivers a range of primary, secondary and adult workshops and tours. The Trust has a growing reputation for the delivery of engaging, interactive and enjoyable...
Volunteer Play Worker / Youth Worker
at Army Welfare Service
Help to provide fun activities for children and young people from Service families. We run play sessions and youth clubs for Service children and young people in Ripon.
Befriender with HELP's Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Are you good at listening? Do you enjoy a chat? We are looking for empathetic befriending volunteers to provide companionship and a listening ear for older people who may need extra reassurance following a change in health, a recent bereavement or when self-esteem is at a low ebb. Having time to listen to the person can empower them, improve...
Masham Community Volunteer
at Mashamshire Community Office
We could not survive without the time and energy of our volunteers but we always need more. We need admin help, marketing and social media promotion, help at the front desk with tourists, residents, selling tickets for local Town Hall events, publicising the Blue Light Gallery, selling merchandise and maps and assisting with the public use...
Fair trade champion and shop assistant
at Harrogate Fair Trade
Are you enthusiastic about fair trade and playing a part in readjusting the balance of justice in the world? We're looking for volunteers who can offer 2 hours a week to be an in-shop ambassador, staffing the shop and talking to customers about fair trade. You don't need experience in retailing but an interest in and enthusiasm for fair...
Library Volunteer
at Mashamshire Community Office
Library volunteers with a love of reading and books required to meet and greet customers, and help with any queries. Replacing and restocking shelves with books. Promoting the Library service and using social media.
Charity Shop Volunteers
at St Gemma's Hospice
Almost two thirds of our volunteers give their time in our chain of 24 charity shops which just couldn’t function without their willing help. The shops are located across the Leeds area so there is bound to be one near you – please take a look at our shops list by visiting www.st-gemma.co.uk/shops. Working alongside the Shop Manager, you’ll become...
Dancing for Well-Being Volunteer
at Dancing for Well-Being
Do you find music and dancing lift your spirits? If so, would you like to help others enjoy the same feelings? A growing body of research is showing how dancing can improve physical and emotional well-being in later years. Dancing for Wellbeing offers group members the company and friendship of people in similar circumstances, safe and gentle...
Visitor Greeter and Gardener
at Norton Conyers
A Norton Conyers volunteer would be getting a wonderful opportunity to help support a hidden treasure of Yorkshire which has a strong historical link to its historic Royal guests and a literary connection with Bronte's Jane Eyre. The walled gardens themselves are beautiful, peaceful and filled with unique plants that give pleasure to expert...
Volunteer buddy
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
The buddy network is a befriending service setup to support young people aged 14-19 years in need of low level guidance and support. The young people have received intensive support through working with other organisations but aren't quite ready to face the world on their own. The buddy will act as a trusted adult who can provide a listening...
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Lottery Sales Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Through volunteering your time at Saint Michael’s you are supporting those in our community who are experiencing terminal illness or bereavement. Volunteers are integral to the work of Saint Michael’s and we would love to welcome you to our team. About the role: The Community Lottery was established in 2000 ad since then has provided over £2.5...