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Pinewoods Woodland Working Group Volunteer
at Pinewoods Conservation Group
We are a keen and friendly group of volunteers engaging in a variety of tasks including ride and footpath management (cutting back vegetation), habitat improvement, removing non-native invasive weeds, planting with native trees and woodland plants. Pinewoods Conservation Group is a registered charity which engages with N Yorkshire Council to...
Trustee with Legal Expertise
at Emerging Voices
Emerging Voices music and mental-health charity is currently seeking a new trustee with legal expertise to join its board. About the charity: Emerging Voices is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) founded in 2019 and registered in England with the Charity Commission (charity number 1183043). The charity aims to promote the social...
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Gracious Street Community Café Volunteer, Knaresborough
at Resurrected Bites CIC
This is a community café where all are invited on a pay-as-you-feel basis. This café provides delicious meals made from food rescued from retail outlets, filling bellies, not landfill. You would be joining our friendly team of volunteers working in the kitchen or serving food to clients, one day a week. It's busy and sociable!
Volunteer for our New Park Grocery Thursdays only
at Resurrected Bites CIC
Some or all of the following: helping to unload and sort deliveries, stocking the shop, meeting and greeting, assisting new and existing service users.
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Kitchen Volunteer for Resurrected Bites Community Café at St Wilfrid's
at Resurrected Bites CIC
This is a community café where all are invited on a pay-as-you-feel basis. This café provides delicious meals made from food rescued from retail outlets, filling bellies, not landfill. You would be joining our friendly team of volunteers working in the kitchen 10am-1.30pm on Wednesdays. It's busy and sociable!
Events volunteer
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Support our fantastic engagement team attending events to help raise the profile of Carers’ Resource and generate funds to support unpaid carers. Attend 5-10 events a year with along with a staff member, speak with the public about the charity, give out information and receive donations. Events are at varying times and locations and generally...
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Leader or Helper - Girlguiding
at Girlguiding North Yorkshire West County
Being a Guide leader or unit helper is fun and rewarding. Essentially, you need to attend once a week during term time, one evening a week for about 1.5 hours. You will also need to spend some time outside the meeting time for planning and preparation, but this depends on your time available. One of the highlights is to watch the Guides grow and...
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...
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House Ambassadors
at Harewood House
We are looking to grow the number of House Ambassadors who volunteer with us at weekends hosting a room in Harewood House. Harewood House is an 18th century historic house and accredited museum. The role of a House Ambassador involves chatting with our visitors, for many of whom it is their first visit. You’ll learn and share all about the history...
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Online Volunteer tutor (GCSE)
at The Access Project
The Access Project supports pupils from under-resourced backgrounds to access top universities. We are looking for volunteers who would be able to tutor a young person aged 14-16, online, one hour a week in term-time Autumn 2024- Summer 2025 to support them with their academic studies. •Support a young person in a subject of your choice to achieve...
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Repair Expert or Host/Hostess
at Harrogate Repair Cafe
We are looking for local residents with different skills who can be present as repair experts during the Repair Café meetings and who enjoy sharing their knowledge. In addition, we are also looking for people who wish to fulfil the role of host / hostess at the meetings. You provide coffee and tea, welcome visitors and serve as a contact point for...
Maintenance Team
at Ripon Museums Trust
We cannot open the doors to the museum without the talents of our Maintenance Team. This dedicated team keeps everything working. They are excellent problem solvers and have good practical skills. If this sounds like you then maybe the Maintenance Team is the place for you. What’s involved? This is a very varied role – no day is the same!...
Family Activities Leader
at Ripon Museums Trust
A museum is so much more than its objects and displays. They are a place where people can discover and connect with new ideas. Family Activities are an essential part of this as they offer families the opportunity to use their creativity to explore the important topics of the museums together. By helping to facilitate these activities you are...
Visitor Host
at Ripon Museums Trust
Visitor Hosts make a visit to Ripon Museums standout. This role is designed to welcome visitors and set the scene before they begin their journey through the museum. It is a great position for anybody who is enthusiastic about history and sharing their knowledge with others. Whether you are looking to expand your historical knowledge or your...
Photography Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
Do you love photography and a keen eye? If the answers are yes we would love to speak to you. As a Photography Volunteer, you will play a vital role in helping Ripon Museums to document and share its collections with the public. You will assist with the photography of the museum’s collection of objects, which are linked to its historic buildings...
Research Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
Do you enjoy uncovering history and connecting with the past? Researching gives you up-close access to objects and stories from our collections, making them relevant and inspiring to our visitors today. Your research will not only feed into our specialist exhibitions, but will help us understand our own history as we grow as an organisation....
Front of House Reception
at Ripon Museums Trust
Front of house volunteers are integral to the running of each of our museums. Without them, we simply cannot open our doors. On the Front Desk, you will be responsible for welcoming visitors and selling tickets. As the first point of contact for many of our guests, you really are the face of the museum. We are looking for friendly, reliable...
Learning Team Volunteers
at Ripon Museums Trust
We would like group visits to Ripon Museums to be inspirational, helping people to understand the past and how they can help make a difference today. This is only possible with the help of our incredible learning team, who bring history to life by delivering interesting, hands-on experiences. If you love sharing your passion for history with...
Admin Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
This is a fantastic opportunity to use or develop your administration, organisational and communication skills as well as the opportunity to be practically involved in the operations of the museums and join a friendly team. The role may include: Answering telephone calls Taking messages and responding to enquiries Entering data into spreadsheets...
Retail Volunteer
at Shelter (Harrogate)
Our retail volunteers play a huge part in the running of our shops, and tasks can include: > Serving customers using our till system > Providing excellent customer service > Keeping our shop clean, tidy, and presentable > Accepting donations and processing Gift Aid > Stock replenishment and culling > Hanging, tagging, and...
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Gardener, Druid's Cave Farmhouse, Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Our garden volunteers help keep our Druid's Cave Farmhouse holiday cottage garden looking its best throughout the year.
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Springboard Youth Club
at Disability Sport - Brimhams Active
Springboard is a youth club for young people who have autism but who are of mainstream school academic ability.
Youth Worker
at Disability Sport - Brimhams Active
Supporting young disabled people to access a youth club that runs during the school holidays. You'll be working with 10 - 19 year olds with a variety of different needs. We need someone who can encourage, empower and enable our customers to participate in the activities. You might be playing sports, assisting with crafts or just sat having a...
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HALO Volunteer
at Disability Sport - Brimhams Active
HALO is a weekly social session for disabled people aged 14 upwards. We offer a range of activities including arts and crafts, games, baking and sports but mainly the opportunity to socialise.
Swimming Lesson Assistant
at Disability Sport - Brimhams Active
We need water confident people over the age of 14 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...
Play Worker (KISS Saturday Club)
at Disability Sport - Brimhams Active
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,...
Choir Volunteer
at Emerging Voices
The Harrogate Wellbeing Choir is a free and inclusive singing group for adults with current or past experience of mental ill-health, run by the charity Emerging Voices. We are looking for volunteers to help out at rehearsals, support current members and welcome newcomers. Primarily the role would involve singing with the choir and being a social...
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Workshop Assistant - Candles and Cosmetics
at Artizan International
We are looking for volunteers to assist our differently abled participants making Candles and Cosmetics such as lip balm, soap and hand cream/body butter. You will be working one to one with an individual supporting them in the workshops. It is a small friendly environment with only 2 or 3 participants and a workshop leader.
Sibling group support worker
at Harrogate Sibling Support Group
The Sibling Group supports children who have a brother or sister with special needs and disabilities. It has been set up by an adult sibling as they understand the challenges siblings face. The support groups give children a fun and safe space to have respite from their family home and allow them to meet others with similar experiences. We hope it...
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Extra Care Scheme Activities Volunteer
at Anchor
We are looking for volunteers to help facilitate and run activities within the scheme which is a housing scheme for people over 55 with support needs. Activities could include facilitating craft groups, games afternoons, quizes, gardening groups or helping at any other social events. Activities can be matched to the interests and expertise of the...
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Admin support
at Artizan International
You will be joining an organisation that is vibrant, caring, innovative and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to people with disabilities in Harrogate, Ecuador and Peru. General tasks; -General admin -Uploading receipts to the staff expenditure spreadsheet -Ordering items for...
YJS Gardening Adviser
at North Yorkshire Youth Justice service
We’ve recently taken on a large garden area complete with a greenhouse and raised beds which has been left fallow since Covid. We’re looking for a volunteer to join us to assess the garden and plan what to grow and to provide regular advice and guidance to train up our team to establish a garden which benefits the local community. Most of the...
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Piano Tutor
at Orb Community Arts
We are looking for an able piano tutor that can deliver 1 hour piano sessions for our service users wanting to learn how to play the piano, often from scratch.
Peer Facilitator
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like a weekly (term time) role where...
Group Support Peer Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like a weekly (term time) role where...
Own My Life Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like a weekly (term time) role where...
Mums Support Group Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like a weekly (term time) role where...
Befriender Peer Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like a role where your contribution is...
Text Support Peer Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like a weekly role where your...
Walk and Talk Peer Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have been subjected to domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like a role where your contribution is...
Administration Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have experienced domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with administration and also help raise awareness of our work. Would you like a weekly role where every contribution is appreciated? Would you like to volunteer in a friendly, supportive and safe environment with...
Fundraising Volunteer
at New Beginnings Peer Support
Are you passionate about supporting women who have experienced domestic abuse regain ownership of their lives? Would you like to help us with our vision where we live in a world where all are educated in all forms of domestic abuse and it is no longer tolerated, accepted or present in society? Would you like to help us raise vital funds and help...
Date of opportunity: 22 April 2024
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Learning and Development Admin Support
at North Yorkshire Hospice Care
We are looking for a well organised individual, with administrative experience and, ideally, confidence in using spreadsheets and databases. You will be a quick learner and will demonstrate attention to detail and a commitment to the highest levels of confidentiality. You will be volunteering in the People and Culture team. Our Learning and...
Competitions Working Group Member
at Yorkshire Netball
Yorkshire Regional Netball Association is one of nine member organisations of England Netball, and is run by a management board of volunteers. We represent England Netball members in Yorkshire, and work closely with England Netball staff to deliver and develop netball in Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Board works closely with our four County Netball...
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Wildlife Volunteer - Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Do you have knowledge to share about wildlife? We're looking for people who know a bit about wildlife (or are keen to learn) to record what they see and share their knowledge with other volunteers and members of staff.
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Livestock Checker Volunteer - Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
If you interested in conservation grazing and the countryside you could work with the Ranger team and grazer as a livestock checker. You would help look after livestock by regularly counting them on the moor as well as checking troughs, gates and fences.
Reception volunteers
at Ripon Community House
Ripon Community House is looking for friendly people to cover the Reception. The building hosts a number of charities as well as renting out rooms on a sessional basis. Volunteering on Reception includes: welcoming visitors to the building, answering the phone and dealing with general enquiries. There is also computer-based work concerning room...
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Skell Valley Bat Monitoring Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
The Skell valley Project is a Heritage Lottery funded project. You'll be volunteering as part of a small team setting up and retrieving bat monitoring devices to help us better understand the distribution of bat species within the Skell Valley.
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Family Activities Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
The National Trust is passionate about engaging families and younger audiences to fulfil our aim of being for everyone for ever. Our family activities volunteers help us achieve this aim by delivering a fun programme of family events. This could include craft workshops, trails, tours and other family events
Trustee opportunities for Ohana Ripon
at Ohana
Could you be our next Trustee? Do you have the skills and experience to make a difference? Do you have the passion to support families of children with special educational needs and disabilities? About Ohana: Ohana is a non-profit making registered charity originally set up in 2015 as a parent initiated group offering support and friendship to...
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Treasurer
at Open Country
We seek someone to take over from our existing Treasurer, who is retiring from the position. This is a really exciting moment to be joining Open Country, at a time of significant expansion in our award-winning work, helping disabled people to access and enjoy the countryside. Working with the Chief Officer, book-keepers and Board of Trustees, your...
Reading volunteer for primary schools
at Schoolreaders
Volunteers will be matched with a local primary school and will visit once a week for an hour or two where they will listen to children read individually to help to increase their reading skills, their comprehension and their enjoyment.
Support Volunteer, Harrogate
at MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society Harrogate & District
Could you help empower people affected by multiple sclerosis by giving information about MS, providing emotional support by phone, email or in person and signposting people to services and support in Harrogate & District? As a Support Volunteer you could also help build partnerships locally with health and social care professionals or other...
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Communications Volunteer (Harrogate and District)
at MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society Harrogate & District
We are looking to recruit a Communications Volunteer for the Harrogate and District Group. As our Communications Volunteer you’ll make sure people know they have a local MS Society group to turn to. In this role you’ll be able to develop your writing skills, and gain an experience of communicating across a range of digital channels (primarily...
Information Point Volunteer
at Breast Cancer Now
Our information points offer key information, leaflets and resources about Breast Cancer Now and what support and treatments are available. This makes it more simple for healthcare professionals to provide information to breast cancer patients. By volunteering 1 to 2 hours a month you will facilitate access to this important information by making...
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Group Volunteer Boroughbridge
at Dancing for Well-Being
Can you help? Tasks we need help with Welcoming members to the group and assisting them, if needed. Participating in the music/dancing. Preparing and serving refreshments. Helping with setting up/putting away chairs and tables.
Help us get our Saturday Play Club off the ground!
at Ohana
Would you like to be part of a team making a positive difference to families of children with special educational needs and disabilities? Following our National Lottery funding, we can't wait to launch our Saturday Play Club; before we can get going, we need a team of volunteers to help sort out the toys and equipment so we can be ready for...
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Clothes tagger and or clothes steamer
at Mind Shop Knaresborough
Helping to tag garments and steam them ready to put down on shop floor. These 2 roles are based upstairs in the sort room where you will be working along with the manager, assistant manager and other volunteers.
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Till worker
at Mind Shop Knaresborough
To work on the till taking customers payments
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House Steward
at Norton Conyers
Norton Conyers House is opening to the public in May 2024, this is the first time since the pandemic. Whilst the house has been closed it has been undergoing some major conservation and restoration projects. We are looking for volunteers to meet and greet visitors in the reception area and help with tours of the house which are carried out by our...
Ripon Tandem Club Volunteers
at Open Country
We run tandem clubs for people with disabilities and need volunteers to pilot the bikes. Currently we need help with our friendly Ripon Tandem Club. Our stokers (back riders) are adults with learning disabilities, visual impairments or mental health issues. Wherever we go, we have fun - and get fit at the same time!
Volunteer to deliver Meals on Wheels in Harrogate and surrounding areas!
at Harrogate Neighbours
We established our Meals on Wheels service in 2012, and we are now in our 13th year of providing this essential service to over 100 elderly and vulnerable residents in the local area. The closure of the council-run meals on wheels service left a real gap, and we wanted to respond to local demand. Our team of dedicated volunteers now deliver over...
WhatsApp Communications Assistant
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Volunteers will receive one WhatsApp message a month which provides details of activities blind and partially sighted people can get involved with. The activities will allow them to share the issues they experience on a daily basis with RNIB. We can then look at how we can break down barriers in society for their benefit. The volunteers are...
Communications & Media Volunteer
at Ripon Together
Communications play an important role in the collaboration and coordination efforts of Ripon Together. We would like volunteers from all age groups to help communicate through different channels. We promote annual events such as the Green Fair, Summer Funfest & St Wilfrid’s Stars and ongoing projects which include walk to school, solar panels...
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Memory Lane Cafe Buddy
at Knaresborough Memory Lane Café
Volunteer/ befriender who will be supported by team leaders Dot and Chrissy who run the (self funding), community social group for semi/retired people. The group is Dementia Friendly, so people with memory loss and Dementia related health issues do attend. We also support carers with friendship and advice.
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Puppy Raiser
at Guide Dogs
Are you a dog lover? Do you have some spare time? Would you like to make a difference to someone's life? If you've answered yes to these questions, then this role could be perfect for you! As a Puppy Raiser, you'll provide a puppy with the vital foundation for its future role as a guide dog. You'll be looking after a puppy for...
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Merchandise Coordinator
at Guide Dogs
Do you have free space within your home? Have you got a creative streak? Are you interested in seeing one of our adorable guide dog teddies? If you have answered yes to all three, then this could be the perfect role for you! In this role, you will be part of a group of like-minded people helping to swoon people’s heart through displaying our...
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Fundraiser
at Guide Dogs
Are you ready to make a change in your local area and become a part of your local fundraising group? If you love socialising with others or simply want to get involved with events in your local community, then becoming a fundraiser could be the right step for you. "Since volunteering I have discovered that I am actually capable of organising...
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Collection Box Coordinator
at Guide Dogs
If you love getting out and about but also want to support a cause in achieving it’s aim, then becoming a Collection Box Coordinator could be the right step for you. You will be involved in displaying our iconic collection boxes in your local community to help raise funds for Guide Dogs. "By volunteering for Guide Dogs, I find that the public...
Ripon YMCA Chair of Trustees and Ripon YMCA Trustee
at Ripon YMCA
Are you our next new Trustee? Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to Chair our Board of Trustees? We are actively seeking to expand our Board of Trustees as we strengthen Ripon YMCA.
Creative Club Volunteer
at Time Together
Time Together provides bespoke support for disabled and autistic people in the Harrogate area, with focus on improving independence, well-being, and community connection. An exciting opportunity to volunteer at our creative club has arisen. Join us once a month as we deliver a wide range of accessible art classes for disabled and autistic people...
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Friends Volunteer - Trustee
at Friends Of Harrogate Hospital
The Friends of Harrogate Hospital were formed in 1966 to purchase equipment and facilities for Harrogate Hospitals. The volunteers have raised over £2.3m. It is a volunteer led organisation, it has no paid staff or offices. We are currently looking for Trustees to join the Board and share their skills and experience to help us build up the...
Allotment Volunteer
at Time Together
Time Together provides bespoke support for disabled and autistic people in the Harrogate area, with focus on improving independence, well-being, and community connection. There is an exciting opportunity to volunteer at our lovely allotment in Starbeck. We want to hear from you if you enjoy being outdoors, getting stuck into some weeding,...
Volunteer Buddy
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
North Yorkshire Youth Volunteer Buddy Network One to one support for 14-19yr olds.
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Group Volunteer- Harrogate
at Dancing for Well-Being
Can you help? Tasks we need help with Welcoming members to the group and assisting them, if needed. Participating in group activity. Preparing and serving refreshments. Helping with setting up/putting away chairs and tables.
Comms Officer
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate is looking for someone to support its comms activities including writing press releases, social media posts, website management and organising events (on & offline).
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Volunteer Cafe Assistant
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Make a difference by just being you Whether you’re interested in working front of house welcoming and serving customers, preparing and serving delicious food and drinks or keeping the café area clean, tidy and fresh, we encourage you to apply here: https://yorkshirecancerresearch.goassemble.com/opportunities/51602-volun...
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Volunteer Retail Assistant
at 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 here: https://yorkshirecancerresearch.goassemble.com/opportunities/51435-volun...
Volunteer eCommerce Assistant
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Make a difference just by being you 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 would also suit someone who wishes to use their existing skills. Volunteering in our retail team is also an excellent way...
Volunteer Donations Assistant - Harrogate
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Make a difference just by being you The majority of our shops don’t have a lot of space to store donated stock, so our Donation Centre in Harrogate is a vital resource to enable us to keep more stock, organise goods for sale and to get the right items out to the most suitable shop. There is no minimum time commitment that we expect from our...
Volunteer Van Driver
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Make a difference just by being you We are looking for volunteers to assist with the collection and distribution of stock between our Donation Centre and our five shops, and also collect donated items from households in the local area. If you’ve held a driving licence for over two years and feel comfortable driving a van we would love to hear from...
Volunteer Retail Assistant | Knaresborough
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Make a difference by just being you 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 excellent opportunity if you want to gain experience in the customer service and retail sector but would also...
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Volunteer to support refugees living locally
at Harrogate District of Sanctuary
Volunteers can be closely linked with a specific family and act as a Befriender. Others give support by answering a specific need. Or volunteers can support at social functions, visits etc
BEFRIENDER
at Carers' Time Off @ Carers' Resource
Befriender - we are looking for caring individuals who can spare a couple of hours to visit a client to allow their loved one to have a break. This could include visiting the client in their home and having a chat, coffee, playing a board game, reading the paper or watching a film together. In some instances it maybe taking the client out for a...
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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Harrogate Gateway Club Volunteer
at Harrogate Gateway Club
Harrogate Gateway Club provides a social and Leisure facility in Harrogate for people with learning disabilities. Volunteers are always more than welcome to come along to listen and talk to the members and join in with our weekly activities. Activities range from Bingo, raffles, quizzes, disco and various themed evenings. We also offer day trips...
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Home from Hospital Volunteer
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Home from Hospital is offered to all residents of Bradford, Harrogate and Craven and is a service supported by volunteers by offering practical help and support to someone who has just been discharged from hospital. This is a time limited intervention
Storytime Volunteer - Pateley Bridge
at North Yorkshire Council - Library Service
We are looking for confident storytellers to do a regular story time for under fives at Nidderdale Plus. You will choose the stories and frequency of sessions, training will be given.
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Volunteer for activities or befriender
at Pilgrims Friend Society Emmaus House
Assisting residents with activities such as jigsaw puzzles, reading from the bible or simply sharing a cup of tea and having a chat. It can be for one hour and day or if you join us in the morning, you could stay and also have your lunch with us!
Secretary, Treasurer, Committee Members
at St George's Community Centre
Due to recent and forth coming retirements St George’s Community Centre urgently requires assistance with administrative and daily running tasks. Based in the centre of Harrogate, we now require new committee members and trustees that can actively contribute and help shape and create a future for the charity. Working to maintain a low cost...
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Volunteer group host
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Carers’ Resource delivers a wide range of groups across Craven, Bradford and Harrogate to encourage carers to have time with other carers; in turn giving them time for themselves. Volunteer group hosts are relied upon to ensure the smooth delivery of these groups. Groups could be anything from arts and crafts to simply having a coffee, cake and a...
Inpatient Unit Volunteer
at North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Through volunteering your time at North Yorkshire Hospice Care you are supporting those in our community who are experiencing terminal illness or bereavement. Volunteers are integral to the work of North Yorkshire Hospice Care, and we would love to welcome you to our team. About the role: A patient facing role, providing practical, emotional,...
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Night time listening volunteers
at Samaritans of Harrogate and District
Taking Calls for callers to the Samaritans Help Line
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Group Coordinator
at MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society Harrogate & District
We are looking to recruit a Group Coordinator for our Harrogate and District group. As our local Group Coordinator you’ll take the lead in making sure your local group works as effectively as possible. You’ll recruit, induct and support other group volunteers to make sure your group’s activities meet the needs of your local MS community. In this...
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Circles of Support & Accountability Yorkshire region volunteer
at Humbercare Ltd
Preventing victims of sexual abuse. Do you have the passion and commitment to do something amazing to prevent sexual abuse? We are recruiting Volunteers to work towards ‘No more victims’ of sexual violence and abuse, offering the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge whilst delivering a challenging and important service. Due to the recent...
Zero Carbon Harrogate Events Manager
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate is a volunteer-led charitable organisation striving towards a low carbon economy. We are seeking an enthusiastic Events Manager to put together an events programme to raise our profile and engage with the local community. The role involves working with fellow volunteers, staff members and other community groups to plan...
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Secretary
at Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech and Drama
This is a voluntary position but expenses can be reimbursed. The Festival is affiliated with the British & International Federation of Festivals The main responsibilities currently include: l - liaison with the Federation and attendance at regional and national meetings; - arranging Committee meetings & preparing the minutes of those; - -...
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.
Abbey Tea Room Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
A visit to Fountains Abbey isn’t complete without enjoying coffee and cake! You’ll help with all aspects of running the bustling Abbe Tea Room, from serving coffee to keeping the tea room clean and tidy. You’ll be on hand to give visitors a warm welcome and exceptional service.
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Volunteer Stewards
at Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech and Drama
We need more stewards to supplement our current, loyal but ageing band of volunteers. We employ professional adjudicators and every performer will receive a certificate. Winners receive medals. Each room in which classes are staged will usually need four volunteers. These are: 1. A Steward at the entrance door, who also maintains quiet outside...
Date of opportunity: 1 March 2024
Volunteering Working Group
at Yorkshire Netball
Yorkshire Regional Netball Association is one of nine member organisations of England Netball, and is run by a management board of volunteers. We represent England Netball members in Yorkshire, and work closely with England Netball staff to deliver and develop netball in Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Board works closely with our four County Netball...
Vice Chair
at Yorkshire Netball
Yorkshire Regional Netball Association is one of nine member organisations of England Netball, and is run by a management board of volunteers. We represent England Netball members in Yorkshire, and work closely with England Netball staff to deliver and develop netball in Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Board works closely with our four County Netball...
Communications and Marketing Working Group Members
at Yorkshire Netball
Yorkshire Regional Netball Association is one of nine member organisations of England Netball, and is run by a management board of volunteers. We represent England Netball members in Yorkshire, and work closely with England Netball staff to deliver and develop netball in Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Board works closely with our four County Netball...
Communications and Marketing Lead
at Yorkshire Netball
Yorkshire Regional Netball Association is one of nine member organisations of England Netball, and is run by a management board of volunteers. We represent England Netball members in Yorkshire, and work closely with England Netball staff to deliver and develop netball in Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Board works closely with our four County Netball...
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Charity Shop Vounteers
at Cats Protection
At Cats Protection we welcome volunteers with open arms, no matter how much time you can give, there's a place for you with us!
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Treasurer
at Orb Community Arts
Orb Community Enterprise is a mental health and wellbeing charity providing a supportive creative space for vulnerable individuals. We are seeking a volunteer Treasurer to join our Board to oversee all matters financial. Day to day finances are managed by the Operations Manager and your role will be to support them in the preparation of the...
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Drum Tutor
at Orb Community Arts
We are looking for an enthusiastic drum tutor to deliver one to one drumming lessons with our service users, including complete beginners. Encouraging service users to gain confidence, get out and about, learn something new and progress towards participating in group sessions.
Studio Technicians/Facilitators
at Orb Community Arts
Orb's recording studio, rehearsal space and DJ facilities are at the heart of Orb. If you would like to get involved in this facility, running recording sessions and facilitating music sessions we'd love to hear from you, even if you can only give us a couple of hours a week. We are keen to hear from people with skills using music...
Garden Volunteer
at Orb Community Arts
Orb has a thriving garden which features pots, vegetable beds, herb garden, greenhouse, pond, wildlife and more for people to enjoy. We are looking for volunteer gardener(s) to help maintain this space and support our service users in day to day tasks and growing their own produce (or flowers!). The garden also provides the produce for our...
Home Visitor Volunteer - Pickering area
at Blind Veterans UK
Can you spare a few hours a week to brighten someone’s day? Our member in Pickering is looking for a volunteer to visit regularly for a chat and to get out and about for a coffee. We are committed to supporting our blind veterans no matter where they are. By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one...
Home Visitor Volunteer - Wetherby area
at Blind Veterans UK
Can you spare a few hours a week to brighten someone’s day? Our member in Wetherby is looking for a volunteer to visit regularly for a chat and to get out and about for a coffee. We are committed to supporting our blind veterans no matter where they are. By providing regular companionship, social interaction and building a positive one-to-one...
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Volunteer Advisory Board
at Badapple Theatre Company Ltd.
We are currently recruiting enthusiastic volunteers with experience in business development and or arts based activities to join our advisory board as we steady the company post-Covid and embark on a new period of growth.
Youth Theatre Assistant
at Badapple Theatre Company Ltd.
Enthusiastic volunteer needed to sign students in and out of youth theatre sessions and support the youth theatre session leaders. (No theatre experience needed) And answering parental questions at drop off and pick up.
Speech and Language Support Worker
at Aphasia Support
Aphasia Support (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...
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Charity Fundraiser Assistant
at Artizan International
Do you have 3-4 hours a week to help with Fundraising for our charity?Do you have good communication skills, and like talking to people?Are you able to work independently under your own initiative?  We need someone to research and reach out to a wide group of local operations and business to engage them in supporting our charity.  This might...
Local Group
at Tools with a Mission
A Local Group is a team of people who share our passion for livelihood creating tools and get together to collect tools from their area. Many also arrange tool collections at local supermarkets, DIY stores and garden centres. Many also offer talks to local community groups and even speak on local radio Some groups sort the tools before arranging...
Tool Collector
at Tools with a Mission
The main role of a Tool Collector is to be our first contact in their local community. Our Tool Champions are the people that members of the public contact to donate tools. Members of the public will contact you via email or phone. We will give you a TWAM email that goes on our website and will only give out your phone number to people who ring...
Church Ambassador
at Tools with a Mission
Church Ambassadors play a vital role in the local church on behalf of TWAM. They inform the church of our mission and plans, such as opening new centres and introducing new supported countries. They encourage prayer and distribute TWAM News and our Prayer Diary. They ask the church to consider TWAM for Harvest and other special offerings and...
Community Fundraiser
at Tools with a Mission
You will work within your local community, Church, or community group to promote TWAM and help raise the funds we need to keep the tools flowing. You will organise events of all kinds or find others to do them for you, from music nights to traditional coffee mornings. It means keeping an eye on what is going on in the community and perhaps finding...
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Group Volunteer- Ripon
at Dancing for Well-Being
Can you help? Tasks we need help with Welcoming members to the group and assisting them, if needed. Preparing and serving refreshments. Helping with setting up/putting away chairs and tables.
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Volunteer Driver Medical appointment scheme
at Boroughbridge Community Charity
Boroughbridge and District Community Care are looking to recruit new volunteer drivers to support our voluteer driving scheme. This involves using your own vechicle to take people in need in our community who have no access ro public transport to medical appointments.
Cancer Champion
at Yorkshire Cancer Community
Volunteers help raise awareness of cancer and promote screening in a variety of ways to suit themselves and including: *talking to friends and family *promoting within the workplace *Helping on information stalls *giving talks We also have regular Cancer Champion catch ups with everyone on the project which are on zoom
Digital Champion
at Yorkshire Cancer Community
We want people who are active on social media and who are willing to share positive health messages with their friends and followers to help us catch cancer early. The CancerSMART team will be sharing messages via a Facebook group each week, and we would like Digital Champions to share these messages with their networks so we can reach more...
Hostel Volunteer
at Harrogate Homeless Project
Our hostel is central to our efforts in providing safe and secure accommodation for vulnerable and homeless people in the Harrogate District. We're looking for volunteers to work alongside our dedicated team of hostel workers and support staff to keep the hostel running smoothly. Some of the tasks you may be asked to help with are: Dealing...
Springboard Volunteer
at Harrogate Homeless Project
This is a rewarding opportunity to help those experiencing homelessness in the Harrogate District. Working with our dedicated team of staff and volunteers, your responsibilities may include: supporting the running of the lunch time service, serving drinks, sorting donations, staffing reception, gardening, general cleaning, & laundering of...
Charity Ambassador
at The Brain Tumour Charity
We are recruiting a team of Charity Ambassadors to help develop engagement across each Region, to maximise opportunities to raise funds and increase support from the Community. You will be actively involved with The Charity on the ground and play a key role working alongside the Regional Community Fundraisers, as and when required: * Identifying...
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Visitor Welcome Volunteer - Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Our Visitor Welcome volunteers create a positive first impression with a warm welcome; helping all visitors get all they need from their visit. You'll be helping visitors get their bearings and informing on the best routes around the property depending on their needs. You’ll also help us provide a personalised thank you, leaving people with a...
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Litter Picker Volunteer - Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Litter pickers play a key role in making Brimham such a special place. By helping the rangers through litter picking you could improve the area for visitors, wildlife and the environment. Additionally you'll be: · A visible presence to act as a reminder for people not to leave litter behind. · Engaging with visitors and encouraging...
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Bookshop Volunteer - Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Brimham Rocks second hand bookshop is run by volunteers and helps raise funds for conservation at Brimham Rocks. Your role will include: Making every visitor feel welcome, having conversations with customers about our books and thanking those who are donating books. Selling books and processing payments through the till, restocking bookshelves...
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Trainee Lead Volunteer
at Oxfam Knaresborough
In the shop managers absence the role will be to open up in the morning/ cash up in the evening & support the other volunteers on shift with any queries.
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Sales Assistant
at Oxfam Knaresborough
Joining our team in delivering great customer service, merchandising the shop, using the till, signing donors up for gift aid.
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Admin Assistant
at Oxfam Knaresborough
General admin duties, weekly paperwork, researching & listing items for Oxfam online.
Cat Fosterer Volunteer
at Cats Protection
Across the UK, many cats are cared for by volunteer fosterers who provide a stable, safe and loving environment in their homes or in purpose-built pens in their gardens. They provide vital hands-on care and accommodation to stray or abandoned cats or cats whose owners could sadly no longer keep them, and are part of a dedicated team of volunteers...
Transport Volunteer
at Cats Protection
A bit about this role: If you enjoy driving and would love to use those skills to help our cats, this could be the role for you. Our transport volunteers provide vital assistance to our teams and volunteer groups in the local area by transporting equipment, litter, food – and even cats! They have the essential role of connecting our network of...
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Newsletter Editor
at Harrogate District Over 50s Forum
The Forum newsletter reaches over 100 older people across the Harrogate District and is a lifeline to many of our members, helping them stay in touch with what is happening for older people locally and nationally. This is an opportunity to collate information provided by members of our Committee to produce the Newsletter and email to printers, who...
Volunteer Online Listing Assistant - Ripon
at Oxfam
Oxfam Retail Charity Shop - Volunteer – Online Listing Assistant (Over 18) We sell our most valuable, weird, and wonderful things through Oxfam's own online shop. Working from our stock room, you’ll help us raise money to fight poverty and inequality. You will develop online retail experience and learn many transferable skills, building your...
Volunteer Online Listing Assistant - Knaresborough
at Oxfam
Oxfam Retail Charity Shop - Volunteer – Online Listing Assistant (Over 18) We sell our most valuable, weird, and wonderful things through Oxfam's own online shop. Working from our stock room, you’ll help us raise money to fight poverty and inequality. You will develop online retail experience and learn many transferable skills, building your...
Volunteer - Trainee Lead Volunteer
at Oxfam
Oxfam Retail Charity - Volunteer – Trainee Lead Volunteer - (Over 18 Only) Here at Oxfam, we’re dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Our shops would not be able to raise crucial funds for Oxfam’s emergency and development work all over the work without our dedicated volunteers, who provide their time and bring a multitude of skills. In...
Volunteer General Stockroom Assistants
at Oxfam
Oxfam Retail Charity Shop – Volunteer – General Stockroom Assistants – (Over 18) In Oxfam Ripon Shop, we're dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Behind the scenes, a lot of work gets done to help us sell over one thousand pounds worth of goodies each week. Build your CV, confidence, and skills by volunteering now. Sorting clothes...
Volunteer Sales Assistants
at Oxfam
Oxfam Retail Charity Shop - VOLUNTEER – Sales/Till Assistants (over 18) In our Knaresborough Shop we're dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Boost your CV, confidence, and skills by getting customer service & sales experience here. We'll give you training and support so you can help us sell lots of goodies each week by...
Volunteer Saturday Sales Assisant
at Oxfam
Oxfam Retail Charity Shop - VOLUNTEER – Saturday Sales Assistant Role (over 18) In the Ripon Shop we're dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Boost your CV, confidence, and skills by getting customer service & sales experience here. We'll give you training and support so you can help us sell lots of goodies each week by...
Volunteer Stockroom Assistant
at Oxfam
Oxfam Retail Charity Shop – VOLUNTEER – Stockroom Assistant (over 18 Only) In Oxfam Knaresborough we're dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Behind the scenes, a lot of work gets done to help us sell over a thousand pounds of goodies each week. Build your CV, confidence, and skills by volunteering now. Sorting donations, finding...
Volunteer Stockroom Assistant - Homewares Expert
at Oxfam
Stockroom Assistants – Homewares Expert (Over 18) In Oxfam Ripon Shop, we're dedicated to fighting poverty and inequality. Behind the scenes, a lot of work gets done to help us sell over one thousand pounds worth of goodies each week. Build your CV, confidence, and skills by volunteering now. Sorting clothes donations, keeping organised...
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Ripon Group Organiser
at Parkinson's UK Harrogate District Branch
Parkinson's UK local groups offer friendship, support, and numerous activities for people affected by Parkinson's. In Ripon, the group is a core part of the local Parkinson's community. Joining as a branch volunteer means you will be too - meeting new people and building new relationships. You could be giving a warm welcome to new...
Ark Ripon Volunteer
at Ark Ripon
Volunteers will be helping in the general running of the club and assisting members who are adults with learning and / or physical disabilities. Activities include various craft activities and games including bingo, 'play your cards right', quizzes, bingo etc. There is always much fun and laughter. A full annual programme is available....
Artizan Café Front of House and or Kitchen 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. This could be helping them to make coffee, serve customers, or putting paninis together in the kitchen. When we don't have any participants it would be a case of serving customers, clearing...
Volunteer Shop Assistant/Order Packer
at Artizan International
We are actively looking for volunteers to help cover morning and afternoon shift Tuesday-Friday. We are looking for confident and bubbly volunteers for our retail store in Harrogate town centre. The sale of products made by our differently-able artisans overseas helps to fund the work we do both overseas and here locally in the UK.
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...
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...
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....
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 staff the shop, help customers with their purchases andbe able to talk a little about fair trade. You don't need experience in retailing but an interest in and...
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...
Collections Management and Conservation
at Ripon Museums Trust
Collections Management and Conservation This role has never been as vital as it is now for the organisation. We are currently working hard to manage and protect our collections, ensuring their futures for future generations. We really need volunteers to come and get involved with helping to move and document the collection. We are also keen to...
IT Support Volunteer
at AbilityNet
We are looking for people who are interested and skilled in computers and technology to visit disabled and older people in their own homes to help with their IT needs. Volunteers may be asked to help set up a computer system for someone, install software or hardware, troubleshoot problems or even help to change a printer cartridge or give some...