Volunteering opportunities

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Lead Volunteer

Location:
Devon
Time commitment:
  • 2-3 days per week,
  • Flexible time
  • 16-24 hours

We are looking for a Volunteer who is happy to work with residents, service staff, the local community and lead our group of dedicated volunteers.

Resident from Symonds House with her carer in the supermarket

Buddy Volunteer

Location:
Devon
Time commitment:

This can be flexible, but we do ask that volunteers are able to commit to at least 1 hour per week, to help build a rapport with the person you are supporting.

We are looking for a number of volunteer buddies to support our service users in Devon.

Graham, a volunteer, with Eddie at Goodison Park, home of Everton Football Club

Community Befriender

Location:
Jesmond & Central Newcastle
Time commitment:

Ideally this would be a regular commitment, to suit the needs of the group and volunteers.This will be discussed during the recruitment process

If you have some time to spare and would like a new rewarding role then becoming a Community Befriender Volunteer could be for you.

Resident Rebecca Oliver at the fashion show, supported by volunteer Jacob Gamm

Activity Volunteer

Location:
Dorchester & Weymouth
Time commitment:

2-4hrs each month

We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to help build an audience for our new community project/ friendship group for people who live with a disability or are isolated.

Musician

Volunteer Musician

Location:
Dorchester and/or virtually
Time commitment:
  • Up to 3hrs per month including planning meeting & setting up and packing away.
  • The live sessions are usually weekly on a Wednesday morning 10.30-11.30 am.
  • Music recordings can be made and used for our virtual and telephone meetings.

We are currently recruiting for a volunteer to entertain & befriend group members including DLDS residents and community friendship groups.

Newlands House resident Chris gardening with volunteer Richard in the greenhouse

Garden Support Volunteer

Location:
Ulster American Folk Park
Time commitment:

The Omagh sow & grow project runs from March—October from 10.30am-3pm

Suggested commitment is 10.30am-3pm weekly/fortnightly/monthly.

Volunteers are able to give their time flexibly, but a regular commitment is appreciated.

We are looking for volunteers to provide additional support to people who use our Omagh Sow & Grow project on Mondays from 10.30am-3pm.

King Street resident Julie laughing with staff member Zoe in the garden at the service

Volunteer Gardener | Newlands

Location:
Newlands House | Derbyshire
Time commitment:

When convenient for both residents and volunteers, but ideally a few hours a month.

We are currently recruiting for volunteer gardeners at Leonard Cheshire Newlands.

King Street resident Julie laughing with staff member Zoe in the garden at the service

Volunteer Gardener | The Grove

Location:
The Grove | Norwich
Time commitment:

When convenient for both residents and volunteers, but ideally a few hours a month.

We are currently recruiting for volunteer gardeners at Leonard Cheshire The Grove.

King Street resident Julie laughing with staff member Zoe in the garden at the service

Volunteer Gardener | Agate House

Location:
Agate House | Bedfordshire
Time commitment:

When convenient for both residents and volunteers, but ideally a few hours a month.

We are currently recruiting for volunteer gardeners at Leonard Cheshire Agate House.

King Street resident Julie laughing with staff member Zoe in the garden at the service

Volunteer Gardener | Greenacres

Location:
Greenacres | West Midlands
Time commitment:

When convenient for both residents and volunteers, but ideally a few hours a month.

We are currently recruiting for volunteer gardeners at Leonard Cheshire Greenacres.