Current Volunteering Opportunities
Do you enjoy driving?
Volunteer drivers have the opportunity to join a community car scheme providing car services to members of their community who have difficulty in accessing or using either their own vehicle or public transport to travel to essential services, such as health appointments, shopping or even visiting friends.
DBS check is required
Would you like to support the work of the Royal British Legion?
Volunteers needed to provide information about the Legion's services to beneficiaries and
members of the public and signposting them to further support where necessary.
Your duties could include: -
- Welcoming visitors to Royal British Legion Outreach
- Answering queries about the Legion, including its history and the services it provides.
- Assisting beneficiaries to identify a range of support options available to them, using our online information site 'Knowledgebase'.
- Identifying when beneficiaries need further support from the Legion and ensuring their details are passed on to an Advice and Information Officer.
- Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the Legion, its mission, objectives and services. - Develop a basic understanding of the statutory benefits framework and support services.
Own vehicle or access to vehicle required
Do you have good Customer Service skills?
We are recruiting volunteers for our brand new tea room, ‘Willughby’s.’ The tea room is located at Middleton Hall & Gardens and it will be volunteer-run. All proceeds will go to Middleton Hall Trust enabling us to develop and prosper. We need volunteers who are able to work in a customer facing catering role, serving hot and cold drinks, cakes and snacks to our visitors.
You will need to complete Level 2 Food Hygiene training which will be paid for by the Trust.
Do you have good organisational skills?
Volunteers needed to help ensure a high standard of presentation of our Library and its stock.
Tasks may include:
- Returning books and other items to the shelves and displaying to best effect.
- Handling payments from the public.
- Answering face to face, telephone and email enquiries from the public.
- Assisting customers with enquiries by signposting people to a range of relevant organisations and information.
- Assisting the public in the use of ICT and e-government services, including signposting people to the online portal for older persons and disabled persons bus pass applications.
- Assistance and promotion with library events and activities.
- Dealing with requests, new stock and other procedures to ensure the effective day to day operation of the library.
- To work effectively alongside other volunteers.
- Using an IT based Library Management system to carry out routine procedures associated with the day to day operation of the library including checking books and other items in and out and registering new library users.
There is an opportunity to achieve an accreditation after completing the training and 30 volunteer hours.
Location: Newcastle under Lyme
Are you a supportive team player?
Volunteers support needed to play an integral role in the smooth running of the hospice and its services is the Facilities Team. The hospice would not be able to continue to provide its services to our patients and their families without the support of facilities volunteers.
We have a range of roles available covering every day of the including kitchen assistant, housekeeper, gardener, maintenance support and drivers so there is sure to be a role that would interest you.
DBS check is required.
Location: Stoke on Trent
Are you 18 and have a supportive and caring nature?
The Witness Service provides practical and emotional support and information to witnesses so that they feel valued, respected and informed and able to give their best evidence in court. Main duties and responsibilities include meeting witnesses away from the court environment, either at their home or other agreed safe place, to assess their needs and provide support. Together with the witness, and where appropriate their carer/ support worker/ parent/ guardian, develop a tailored plan of preparation and support. The purpose of this preparation and support is to help reduce their anxiety and trauma and enable them to give their best evidence.
DBS check is required. Training and support will be provided.
Location: Across Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent and North Staffs including Stafford, Cannock and Burton on Trent.