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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.
Activity and wellbeing volunteers near Ripon
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. The group take part in various activities including gardening, crafts, cake decorating, walking and life...
Admin & Office Work
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
You'll be working in our busy Harrogate office, often being the first point of contact for carers and vulnerable people in need of support. This is an opportunity to work with many different teams, you'll act as the friendly and welcoming voice that takes referrals, passes on telephone messages and greets visitors into the building....
Administration Volunteer Data Insight
at Saint Michael's Hospice
The Data Administrator Volunteer will be required to input various datasets from one format into another. The information will pertain to patients and requires complete confidentiality. Health services and health care professionals, including palliative care professionals, are increasingly being required to demonstrate that they make a measurable...
Administrator
at Harrogate Rethink Support Group
The volunteer administrator will help put together our monthly newsletter - collecting information about current mental health issues and typing it out. Also sending the newsletter out via email and post. Will hopefully attend our monthly meetings where they will lay out the room with leaflets and our library. They will get everything ready for...
Artists required
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Artists or people with art skills are invited to join Squigglers Art Club as session volunteers. This new art project is running 3 week taster sessions for children and young people aged 10 - 16 years. We are also looking for 16 - 18 year olds to come along as young leaders and work towards an Arts Award. If you have some art skills and knowledge...
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Arts & Crafts Studio Assistant
at Craft Aid International
Craft Aid International is a local charity that runs weekly arts and crafts workshops in both Leeds and Harrogate for adults with disabilities. We also run a school outreach programme in Harrogate doing mosaics. Do you love to craft? Have an interest in art projects? Would you like to help differently abled people in your community? Then you would...
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Assistant at Ripon Walled Garden Shop
at Ripon Community Link (RCL) at Ripon Walled Garden & St Wilfrid's Bungalow
Role & Responsibilities: Support the running of the Walled Garden shop to the highest possible standard. Assist in the maintenance of shop stock, and clean and tidy presentation. Help people with learning difficulties to achieve their goals through skill development and practice and purposeful service delivery in our shop. Serve customers and...
Befriender
at Carers' Time Off @ Carers' Resource
Everyone needs some time off once in a while, especially unpaid carers. Could you offer your time to give them a break from their caring role? We need volunteers who can spare some time either weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Our volunteers offer a variety of support; from sitting in with a person, going for walks, visiting a favourite cafe,...
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Befriender / Volunteer Visitor
at Supporting Older People
Our aim is to alleviate isolation and loneliness for older people who have little or no contact with people other than agency care volunteers. 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-...
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Book Lover
at Salvation Army Trading Company
Book Volunteer Do you like a good thriller? Or are you a bit of a romantic? We are looking for people who love books – even when they are little bit dusty and in need of a bit of TLC. We need a book worm to help keep the books organised and looking professional on the sales floor. We have so many donated, we need help to sort, price, research,...
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Bookworm
at Sue Ryder (Harrogate District)
Role Purpose Support our shops to keep their book departments up to date, looking their best and bringing in the customers and help our teams to research and recognise when we’ve got a literary gem. Role Overview Do you love reading? Maybe you prefer turning paper pages to staring at a flat screen? We do too, and we’re looking for volunteers who...
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Bric a Brac Volunteer
at Salvation Army Trading Company
Are you interested in unusual things and antiques? Do you enjoy creating eye catching displays? If this sounds interesting, pop along and support your local team to help us select, price and create displays of our wonderful and unusual donated items. You can be involved in the sorting, cleaning, pricing and selecting of our Bric a Brac for wall...
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Bric-a-brac Specialist
at Sue Ryder (Harrogate District)
Role Purpose To help your local Sue Ryder in Knaresborough to accept, prepare, price and display bric-a-brac to maximise sales. Role Overview Do you have an eye for an heirloom? Can you spot what's priceless and what's…erm, well, not? Sue Ryder's retail team in Knaresborough is looking for enthusiastic bric-a-brac specialists to...
Buddy Volunteers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Friendship and enjoying simple social activities are things most of us take for granted. By becoming a buddy for a disabled person you can help them to access enjoyable and enriching activities and opportunities. These might be as simple as going shopping or going to the pub - or it could be finding a job, learning to drive, or go hang-gliding -...
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.
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Campaigns Coordinator - people with sight loss only
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
This role is open to people with sight loss only. Do you want to improve the world for blind and partially sighted people? Are you already part of your local sight loss community? Are there issues small or large which you would like to change? We will support you to plan and take action on issues that matter to you. • Working closely with the RNIB...
Card making class volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting our card making/papercraft class in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their craft skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, help them make cards for their family and friends...
Caring Callers (telephone support) Harrogate and Ripon
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
As part of our Caring Callers Telephone Support Project you will make regular telephone calls to clients which can be a lifeline to those who are lonely or feeling isolated. The regular call is something that clients look forward to and it is a chance for them to talk about their own needs. These sessions may highlight areas of need where Carers...
Carpet bowls volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We require a volunteer to help with our bowling class. The volunteer role would include preparing the room, welcoming and helping our visually impaired members to have a fun morning of carpet bowls. The volunteer must be outgoing, friendly, show an obvious interest in others, and be able to work in a team.
Cash Desk Operator Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Greeting and serving customers - Completing till transactions - Selling badges and raffle tickets - Promoting add on sales Skills gained are: - PC till experience - Customer service skills - Selling skills - Retail experience
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Charity Secretary
at Oatlands Pre-School & Community Centre
- Set up meeting dates, take minutes, get them checked and distribute to committee. - Keep committee paperwork up to date - Ensure we adhere to data protection - Prepare correspondence - Prepare staff contracts, role specifications - Be aware of Ofsted procedures for inspection
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Charity Trustee
at Henshaws
We have rewarding voluntary opportunities available for up to four new Trustee members, with corporate backgrounds, good interpersonal skills and professional knowledge, to help to expand the skills represented on the Board and take Henshaws forward into an exciting new era. One role offers the opportunity to utilise and further develop Chairing...
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Christmas Market Maker
at Harrogate Christmas Market
Welcoming visitors to the Harrogate Christmas Market and assisting Traders with unloading, stocking and dismantling their displays, including covering for breaks.
Date of opportunity: 13 November 2019
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.
Cleaner
at Orb Community Arts
Orb is a busy place used by a growing number of vunerable individuals, volunteers and members of the wider community. Not everyone leaves the place quite as tidy as they found it! Like most charities money is tight and a lot of our staff volunteer on a voluntary basis. If you could spare a couple of hours a week to help us keep the centre clean...
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...
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Cleaning Assistant
at Sue Ryder (Harrogate District)
Support our shops to give customers the best possible experience in store, keeping the shop clean and tidy and looking its best. Role Overview Are you someone who likes to see things clean and tidy or simply have some spare time to come and help us to keep our shop spic and span? Yes? Then we’d absolutely love to meet you! Sue Ryder's team...
CLIC Sargent Volunteer Fundraising Group Leader
at CLIC Sargent
We need enthusiastic, dedicated and creative volunteers to join our new Fundraising Group. Every day, 11 children and young people are diagnosed with cancer. Life for families will never be the same again. This is where CLIC Sargent steps in and where fundraising groups can help the fight of young lives against cancer. A Group Leader is essential...
Club Night Activities Volunteer
at Avalon Bilton Club
You would be assisting with general club activities, under the guidance of a qualified leader. We organise a wide range of activities from playing pool and bingo, to crafts, indoor cricket, cooking, growing things etc - you would have the opportunity to use your own initiative if you wanted to introduce new activities. The club meets on Thursday...
Coffee and Tea Maker
at Vision Support Harrogate District
Making and serving tea and coffee to our visually impaired members clearing away and loading dishwasher. You will be given the option of being involved with the class that you would be serving refreshments to (some volunteers do, some don't, it's a personal choice).
Collection Box Coordinator
at Disability Action Yorkshire
We are looking for someone to coordinate the delivery and collection of our charity collection boxes...but its a bit more than that! We would love to have more collection boxes out in the local area, not only to bring in much needed funds, but also to get out the message that we are here providing solutions for local disabled people. Nurturing the...
Committee Members - Youth Clubs
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
We oversee a number of youth clubs and projects in the district and most of them are looking for committee members. Many of our volunteers sit on committees as well as run the face to face sessions. We would like additional volunteers to help on the committees so that the session volunteers can concentrate on planning and resourcing the sessions.
Community Engagement Volunteer
at Disability Action Yorkshire
As a Community Engagement Volunteer you will help us raise awareness of our work and services, to inspire and motivate groups, individuals and other organisations to get involved with and/or support our work. This could involve having one-to-one conversations, giving presentations, attending events with key audiences, as well as distribution of...
Community supporter
at Family Fund
Family Fund are looking for volunteers across Yorkshire to help spread the word about the work we do supporting families. We are looking for volunteers to support Family Fund in a number of ways, we have lots of opportunities and when, how and where you volunteer is completely flexible to fit around your life. We are looking for parents and carers...
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Compass (Action Towards Inclusion) volunteer
at Foundation York
Supporting a weekly job club (Compass). Every Tuesday morning we hold Compass (previously Employment Support Sessions). This is a group which is led by our key workers and assisted by our volunteers. The group is aimed at giving our participants the opportunity to connect with others facing similar barriers, share experience and knowledge, as well...
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Connect Community Lead - people with sight loss only
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
You can help build a connected community by sharing your particular skills and enthusiasm to reach and inspire other people with sight loss. You will give encouragement, exchange knowledge and information, reach out and connect to those who are isolated; creating enjoyable opportunities that will help us grow in confidence and build public...
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Connect Community Volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Our growing Connect community brings us together as blind and partially sighted people, alongside others who care about us. The Community is where we can enjoy the company of others, give and receive help, share stories and information, get inspired and encourage others. It also helps us to come together to raise public awareness of sight loss and...
Conservation Group Volunteers
at Open Country
We carry out practical conservation work on nature reserves and local council land including: scrub clearance, tree planting, pond digging and footpath maintenance. Your role would be to work with and support adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues in carrying out these tasks.
Craft class volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting one or both of our craft classes in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their craft skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, chatting and getting to know them and be a...
Craft Workshop Volunteer
at Craft Aid International
Do you enjoy working with people and making things - then come along to one of our weekly crafts based activity sessions for adults with disabilities / learning differences. 17+ (If circumstances are appropriate someone between 16 - 17 years may be taken on) We hold weekly craft sessions at the following locations. We are particularly keen to...
Customer Information Assistant
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Based at the Visitor Centre you’ll be the first point of contact for visitors arriving at this World Heritage Site. You’ll be on hand to welcome visitors and share information about the estate and “what’s on today” to help them gain the most from their visit
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Data Input Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
We are looking for someone who is able to input donations onto our supporter database, set up donor records, scan and attach gift aid forms and support with mailings (mail merge and stuffing envelopes).
Digital Support Volunteer
at The Neighbourhood Project CIC
The Neighbourhood Project has secured funding for a digital inclusion project to support people across Craven who lack digital skills. It is open to any resident aged 18 and above. It targets residents in six areas across the district: Bentham, Grassington, Ingleton, Settle, Skipton and Sutton. Volunteers will support people in groups in community...
DIY Volunteers
at Ripon YMCA
Ripon YMCA is a vital independent charity supporting local young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. We help them develop independence and move on with their lives. We are setting up a new volunteer group to help with various DIY, repair and decorating jobs around the YMCA. We aim to provide our tenants with good quality accommodation...
Dog Walking Volunteer
at The Light of the World Trust
We are looking for a volunteer dog walker to walk a service user's two lovely border terriers.
Driver
at Supporting Older People
Transport is a major problem for people who are not as mobile as they used to be, and we are seeking to increase our pool of volunteer drivers, who will bring people to our activities and events and take them home safely afterwards. Drivers help out once or twice per month, and without this service many of our older clients would be housebound,...
Driver with HELP's Ripon and Rural Voluntary Car Driving Service
at Ripon & Rural Voluntary Car Driving Service
Do you like getting out and about? Could you help others to get out too? The Ripon and Rural Voluntary Car Driving Service provides a lifeline to those who are elderly, disabled and unable to access public transport by providing transport to: - Medical and dental appointments - Day centres and social visits - Visits to a sick relative - Shopping...
Ebay and Facebook Volunteers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Here at Disability Action Yorkshire we have a dedicated social enterprise that sells pre-used, quality furniture to the public and also gives our learners a valuable opportunity for real-life work experience. We display all the pre-loved furniture in our brilliant showroom, located on Hornbeam Park, Harrogate. The showroom is open Monday-Friday 10...
Education Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
If you enjoy working with children, like “mucking in” and you’re a confident communicator this may be the role for you! Working with school groups you could be immersed in an art workshop, searching a hedgerow to find minibeasts, or be dressed as a monk bringing history to life for a group of 12 year olds.
Event Volunteer - Harewood Welly Walk
at Royal National Lifeboat Institution RNLI
On Sunday 19 May, the RNLI will be hosting the first Harewood Welly Walk. This will be in support of our Mayday campaign in which we are asking people to do their bit, fund our kit. All the money raised from this event will go towards funding our crew's vital kit. We're looking for volunteers to help us out on the day with a variety of...
Date of opportunity: 19 May 2019
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Events Manager
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate is a voluntary organisation working to effect change across the district so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. We are seeking an Events Manager to co-ordinate our public events programme. The role will include: - Developing an annual programme of approximately bi-monthly events - Attending and liaising...
Events Volunteer
at Henshaws
To assist in providing a safe and welcoming environment for our visitors at events and to work alongside our Café staff team. To support our staff in setting up the event. To assist with ticket checking and sales, bar work, food preparation and litter/glass collecting. To support staff to clean and take down event. You will benefit from: •...
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Events Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
As an Events Volunteer, you will play a vital role in helping Ripon Museums to engage, inspire and entertain its audiences, using the collections and stories associated with the Workhouse Museum, the Prison & Police Museum and the Courthouse Museum. This is a fantastic opportunity to use or develop event planning and delivery skills to help...
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Exercise After Stroke - Volunteer
at HBC - Culture, Tourism & Sport
The class aims to improve physical capability, strength balance and coordination and confidence in people who have had a stroke through specific exercises delivered with a trained instructor in a fun session. The class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will guide and supervise the volunteer. There are also Harrogate Borough Council...
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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: 14 December 2018
Fair Trade ambassador and member of shop staff
at Harrogate Fairtrade
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...
Film & Video Makers
at Orb Community Arts
Do you have the skills and experience to use video cameras, edit digital footage and put together short films or video pieces? Orb would like to hear from volunteers interested in making promotional and documentary material for use on our website and beond and who would be interested in mentoring vunerable people in the use of film making and...
Friday afternoon entertainers
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We love a bit of entertainment at the Vision Support Centre and we are looking for singers, poets, musicians, speakers, quiz masters, touch talks, demonstrations, and anything else of interest. We are a small group but for some of our members it is the only opportunity they have to get out in the week, so we like to make sure it's worth it...
Fundraiser
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
As a Fundraiser you will assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs. You will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following: - Street collections on 'flag' days - Help on stalls at local events - Take Collection Boxes to local businesses -...
Fundraiser Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Helping to support campaigns - Supporting events in store - Supporting events within the local community - Ideas on new ways of fundraising Skills gained are: - Fundraising experience - Confidence building - volunteering as part of a team
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Fundraising Group Coordinator
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Do you love working with people and getting out and about in your local community? Our established and friendly volunteer led fundraising group are looking for a new Coordinator to be the key contact for fundraising in the local community. You will lead the group in their efforts to raise funds and generate awareness of the charity by working with...
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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...
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Garden Volunteer at Ripon Walled Garden
at Ripon Community Link (RCL) at Ripon Walled Garden & St Wilfrid's Bungalow
We are situated in the walled kitchen garden of the former Bishop of Ripon’s Palace. We provide horticultural training for adults with learning disabilities as well as work experience placements for local secondary schools. *Customer service volunteers are required to staff the new shop. *General volunteers working in the walled garden with...
Gardener
at Wellspring Therapy & Training
Do you have green fingers, and some spare time? Wellspring is a Christian charity in Starbeck, Harrogate which offers counselling to the community. We rely heavily on volunteers for a wide range of positions. We're grateful to have had a volunteer gardener join our team but could still do with some more individuals who may have a vision for...
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Group Host at “ Ripon afternoon Teas”
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
The volunteer will act as group host to our Ripon Carers group held in Community House in Ripon. The role will entail: setting up the room, registering clients on arrival, making cups of tea, talking to clients, washing up, putting the room back in order at the end of the session. (delicious homemade cakes at this group) The group meets on the...
Group Volunteer
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Are you a group of colleagues or friends who want to give something back to the community in which you volunteer or live? Perhaps you want to do some team building or use your skills to help others? We have volunteering opportunities for groups of up to 15 for half a day or a full day at a time. This could be on a one-off basis or perhaps more...
Handyman/woman
at Orb Community Arts
Have you got DIY skills? Are you a joiner, electrician or plumber or just practically minded - can you help with our 'to do list' of DIY projects? From changing broken door handles to fixing the roof there is always something that needs doing to maintain our ageing building.
Harrogate Hospital Radio volunteer
at Harrogate Hospital Radio
We would love to welcome you to our team of Request Collectors, On-air Presenters, Fundraiser and Technical Operators etc. Please get in touch . . . Within our existing team of 50+ Volunteers, only around half of these are On-air Presenters, with the remainder taking on a wide variety of voluntary roles including :- • Record Request Collectors (...
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Health and Safety
at Harrogate Hub
We need someone who could help us by looking through our building, advising on health and safety issues, practical things we need to ensure in place, and checking our policies are in order. We are a drop-in in the middle of town with three floors, and just aware we need to get on top of this.
HELP Driving Force 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 and the surrounding villages to get to: - Medical and dental appointments - Day centres 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...
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...
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House Keeping Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
As a Housekeeping Volunteer, you will play a vital role in helping Ripon Museums to conserve and protect its collections, including the unique historic buildings of the Workhouse Museum, the Prison & Police Museum and the Courthouse Museum. This is a fantastic opportunity to use or develop practical conservation skills to help the curatorial...
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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
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.
IT Tutor
at Orb Community Arts
Orb now has it's own fully networked, dedicated IT Suite and is offering an increasing amount of supported ITC learning to service users. Now a registered UK Online centre, we're very keen to recruit a number of volunteers to help us deliver Go On courses, an online series of short modules that allow people with little or no IT skills to...
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Kitchen assistant for lunch club
at Ripon Salvation Army
Kitchen assistants work with the cook to produce a nutritious 2 course meal for up to 50 people. Duties include - vegetable preparation, setting tables, washing up, serving food and drinks and making the clients welcome.
Knitting class volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting our knitting classes in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their knitting skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, providing help picking up dropped stitches, chatting and...
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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.
Life Skills and Employability Volunteers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Could you support us to provide new learning and employability and/or life skills opportunities for disabled people to help boost their independence and achieve their goals? Life Skills and Employability Volunteers can play a central role in learners’ progress by providing one-to-one support, but you will also be offered opportunities to support...
Macmillan York Race Day
at Macmillan Cancer Support
Bring your energy and enthusiasm to support us with our York Race Day. You’ll play a key role in making sure our supporters have an excellent event experience and help us to raise more money to ensure that life for people with cancer is still life. What’s involved? Activities you could be involved in include: • Welcome and register supporters at...
Date of opportunity: 16 June 2018
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Manager
at British Heart Foundation
Cash desk, book sorter, sorting clothes and tagging
Market Maker
at Harrogate Christmas Market
Part of a team of voluntary Market Makers, meeting, greeting, advising and helping Market Traders and Visitors to the annual Harrogate Christmas Market on 15th to 18th November 2018. Tasks will vary each day - for example: Tuesday & Wednesday - helping Traders locate their pitch, unload vehicles and guard their goods whilst vehicles are taken...
Date of opportunity: 15 November 2018
Marketing Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
This is an interesting and exciting opportunity to work with our Marketing and Development Manager as we seek to increase and diversify our number of visitors. We do have a marketing plan, which builds on our excellent reputation, but we now need help to implement it! This is an ideal opportunity to develop marketing skills and experience to add...
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, helping at the front desk with tourists, residents, selling tickets for local Town Hall events, publicising the Blue Light Gallery, selling merchandise and maps, assisting with the public use computers and promoting the Masham Liftshare...
Matchday Experience Volunteer
at Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation
To help to deliver our match day experiences for children, young people and guests. The role will involve maximising the enjoyment and excitement of a match day; helping us carry out important functions and growing fan engagement. This may involve assisting in the co-ordination of mascots, flag bearers, flag wavers and any other activity taking...
Matchday Experience Volunteer - Harry Gator Mascot
at Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation
To engage with our core fan base and carry out duties on Harrogate Town AFC home match days, schools and at external events. The role will involve maximising the enjoyment and excitement of a match day; helping us carry out important functions and growing fan engagement as our furry Mascot Harry Gator.
Media / Communications Volunteer
at Orb Community Arts
Could you promote the exciting and creative volunteer that happens at Orb to the world at large? Whether updating our blog, website, facebook and twitter page, putting together our regular newsletter, writing articles, dealing with the local press and media or exploring ways of promoting Orb, we need media savvy people able to raise and maintain...
Mental Health Peer Support Group Facilitator
at PeerTalk
Volunteer facilitators lead the peer support group meetings, which are for people who live with depression. More details about the support groups and how they work here: http://www.peertalk.org.uk/index.php/support-groups
Merchandising Volunteer
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Are you looking for an opportunity to use your creative flair in a welcoming and rewarding retail environment? Then we may have the role for you! We are looking for a creative, energetic and imaginative Volunteer Merchandiser to help us maximize selling opportunities in our furniture warehouse and promote Disability Action Yorkshire’s brand....
Mill Assistant
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Mill Assistants take an active role in conserving the Mill, from sharing its story with visitors to maintaining machinery and conservation cleaning. You’ll work alongside a team of General Assistants and caretakers to keep the mill looking great, running smoothly and intriguing visitors from all over the world.
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...
Musicians
at Orb Community Arts
A lot of creativity goes on in Orb's music facilities, whether it's bands rehearsing, individual music lessons, drum clinics or DJ sets. Whatever your talent, be that as a vocalist, rapper, DJ, guitarist, keyboard player or on another instrument, we'd love you to volunteer. If you can teach or mentor vulnerable individuals in your...
Office/Retail Assistant
at Essential Needs (Community Furniture Store of Harrogate & District)
Serving customers in the store; Booking in collections and deliveries; Operating the till and computer system; Handling cash and card payments; Answering telephone and dealing with customer inquiries; Shop floor maintenance including creating in-store displays and some cleaning duties; Assisting customers to carry items to their car if...
Overseas Volunteering - International Citizen Service
at International Service
Looking for a life-changing three months overseas? Want to join with other young people from around the world and volunteer as an agent of positive change? A placement abroad with International Service is for you. Funded by the Department for International Development, ICS gives 18-25 year olds from across the UK the opportunity to make a...
Peer Mentor volunteer
at Foundation York
We are currently looking at recruiting volunteers for a peer mentoring scheme that we are starting to run for our young people on the North Yorkshire Young People's Pathway. We would like to match peer mentors with the young people in our hostel to provide support with attending appointments, completing forms and attending group sessions...
Peer Support Group Facilitator
at PeerTalk
The Volunteer Peer Group Facilitator works with another trained volunteer facilitator to run the peer support group. They introduce the meeting, outlining how the group works, then they invite those present to share. They manage the group space and the interaction between those present. The meeting follows a structure. After the meeting...
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Person to update website/social media and general admin
at Vision Support Harrogate District
- Keeping website and social media updated with events and new information - General admin
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Piano Tutor
at Orb Community Arts
We need someone who can encourage and support our service users in learning to play the piano. We have a fully equipped rehearsal space and piano but no one who can play it!
Pottery Class Volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting our pottery class in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their craft skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, chatting and getting to know them and be a friendly presence that...
Puppy Walker
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
As a Puppy Walker you will be providing the puppy with a vital foundation for its future role as a guide dog with a blind or partially-sighted person. This is a full-time volunteering role as the puppy will live with the volunteer from the age of 6-7 weeks to approximately 12-15 months. What does the role involve? - Feeding, training and...
Radio Presenters
at Orchard Care Homes
We are looking for volunteers of any age to help us produce pre-recorded, thirty minute radio shows for Orchard Care Radio, a new radio station aimed to engage and interact with residents in the Group’s homes. The equipment in our small studio in Harrogate is easy to use, and our friendly members of staff will support you to create and develop...
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Raffle Ticket Administrator
at Saint Michael's Hospice
We are looking for a volunteer who can input information from raffle ticket purchases onto our database. They will also need to ensure the database balances with finance and maintain the master raffle ticket spreadsheet.
Resurrected Bites Cafe Cook
at St Marks Church
The Resurrected Bites Cafe opened in January 2018 and has been very busy ever since. We are not an ordinary cafe though as we intercept food "waste" from shops and wholesalers and turn it into delicious, nutritious meals. The cafe runs on a pay as you feel basis which means that everyone can afford to go out for a meal. We have big...
Resurrected Bites Cafe Volunteer
at St Marks Church
The Resurrected Bites Cafe opened in January 2018 and has been very busy ever since. We are not an ordinary cafe though as we intercept food "waste" from shops and wholesalers and turn it into delicious, nutritious meals. The cafe runs on a pay as you feel basis which means that everyone can afford to go out for a meal. We have big...
Retail Volunteer Opportunity
at RSPCA (York, Harrogate & District)
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who have a keen interest in retail work, whilst making a difference to a very worthy cause, all the proceeds from our shops go directly to help the York, Harrogate and District Animal Home, if you feel you can help half or a full day once or twice a week we would love to hear from you. We need help with...
Ripon Museum Trust trustee
at Ripon Museums Trust
Join our quest to be the best small museums in the country with our new trustee opportunity. The duties of trustees are: • To ensure the organisation pursues its stated objects (purposes), as defined in its governing document, by developing and agreeing a long-term strategy. • To ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document,...
Ripon Youth Cafe Committee Member - Treasurer and weekly helper needed
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
The youth café needs a treasurer to take on the financial paperwork for the club. There are no incoming costs to register, just outgoing. The club runs once a week term time only so the work is minimal - processing receipts etc. A weekly helper is also needed to support Claire who plans the sessions and provides the resources. Your role would...
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Sales Assistant
at Salvation Army Trading Company
Customer Service Volunteer Are you an enthusiastic, outgoing individual? Do you like chatting to people? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team! Our Customer Service volunteers are vital when welcoming our customers into our shops. We’d like someone with a helpful, can-do attitude, to make our customers feel welcome and...
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Sales Assistant
at Salvation Army Trading Company
Customer Service Volunteer Are you an enthusiastic, outgoing individual? Do you like chatting to people? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team! Our Customer Service volunteers are vital when welcoming our customers into our shops. We’d like someone with a helpful, can-do attitude, to make our customers feel welcome and...
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Sales Floor Assistant Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Meeting and greeting customers - Accepting donated stock and introducing gift aid - Stock rotation - Security - Merchandising displays - Housekeeping Skills gained: - Customer service skills - Selling skills - Retail experience - Team working
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...
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School Governor
at Springwater School
We are looking for employees or leaders from local businesses in Harrogate and the surrounding area to volunteer as a school governors at Springwater School in Starbeck. Springwater is a Special Educational Needs School with 70+ pupils aged between 2 and 19 years old. The school was judged Outstanding by Ofsted in 2015. The Governing Board ensure...
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Secretary
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate is a voluntary organisation working to effect change across the district so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. We are seeking a Secretary for our Management Committee to assist the Chair in the smooth running of meetings. The role will include: - Preparing and circulating agendas, and accompanying papers...
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Secretary for Zero Carbon Harrogate
at St Marks Church
The role of the secretary is to support the chair in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Management Committee. The secretary’s tasks include: Ensure Responsible Administration • To prepare agendas in consultation with the Chair • To circulate agendas and any supporting papers in good time • To receive agenda items from other committee members...
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Shop Assistant Harrogate
at Scope Helpline
Main purpose of the role is: To increase volumes of donated goods and generate income for Scope Range of tasks to be carried out: - Talking to customers and making them feel welcome in the shop. - Advising and helping people as they make purchases. - Operating the till and dealing with various methods of payment. - Answering customer enquiries...
Shop Assistant Ripon
at Scope Helpline
Scope are looking for volunteer shop assistants. The role is to fit in with time that you can give, we are open 7 days a week. The role involves talking to customers, advising on their purchases, operating tills and various methods of payment, answering customer queries and keeping an eye on the security of the goods. Everyone starts with a couple...
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Shop Volunteer Knaresborough
at Sue Ryder (Harrogate District)
We are looking for General Shop Volunteers to help us to run our much loved high street shop. In your local shop in Knaresborough there is always plenty to do. You could be front of house, serving customers and keeping the shop floor tidy and fresh, or organising stock behind the scenes. We ask for as little or as much time as you can give, as...
Short-term Host - Cultural Exchange Days and Weekends
at HOST UK
Make the world a little friendlier! Spend a day or a weekend with an adult international student, learning about their culture, showing them your local area and inviting them to experience your own home life. Volunteer hosts invite students to stay so the student can experience 'real' Britain, away from university and heavy tourism, and...
Short-term Host - Cultural Exchange Days and Weekends
at HOST UK
Make the world a little friendlier! Spend a day or a weekend with an adult international student, learning about their culture, showing them your local area and inviting them to experience your own home life. Volunteer hosts invite students to stay so the student can experience 'real' Britain, away from university and heavy tourism, and...
Short-term Host - Cultural Exchange Days and Weekends
at HOST UK
Make the world a little friendlier! Spend a day or a weekend with an adult international student, learning about their culture, showing them your local area and inviting them to experience your own home life. Volunteer hosts invite students to stay so the student can experience 'real' Britain, away from university and heavy tourism, and...
Short-term Host - Cultural Exchange Days and Weekends
at HOST UK
Make the world a little friendlier! Spend a day or a weekend with an adult international student, learning about their culture, showing them your local area and inviting them to experience your own home life. Volunteer hosts invite students to stay so the student can experience 'real' Britain, away from university and heavy tourism, and...
Singing Group Volunteer to join our Harrogate team
at Dementia Forward
Join a happy band of volunteers at our Harrogate singing group for people living with dementia and their carers. Volunteers get the hall ready for the group, welcome people, hand out singing books, serve refreshments and join in with the singing - if they want to! It's a wonderful opportunity to do something for the community, meet people and...
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Social Activities Volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Are you friendly and outgoing? We need you to help out with activities and outings for our blind and partially sighted residents. Activities could include quizzes, bingo, music, crosswords, a social outing or simply having a chat and helping with basic tasks such as reading. What will you be doing? Having a chat and providing company, Assisting...
Social group volunteer
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
We organise a range of craft and social groups to help our clients remain connected with their communities. At our groups, there is plenty of opportunity to participate, chat, meet new people and have a giggle. We are in need of volunteers to help out at our groups. Typically, you would help meet and greet clients, lend a listening ear and help...
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Social Media Volunteer
at Salvation Army Trading Company
Are you a social media wizard? Do you enjoy using Facebook and Instagram? If so, we would love your support and expertise to reach new customers in your local community. We’re looking to make shopping at a charity shop easier for all generations, and a volunteer with a passion to join our diverse team. The ideal volunteer would create and run...
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Sort Room Assistant
at Salvation Army Trading Company
Are you an organised person that likes things to be neat and tidy? Would you enjoy sifting through our donations to uncover hidden gems? Whether you’re a lover of vintage clothing, stunning jewellery or enjoy reading and gaming, this is the position for you. Whether you are looking to make new friends or improve your CV, we can provide all the...
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Sorting and Merchandising Assistant
at Essential Needs (Community Furniture Store of Harrogate & District)
Sorting donated stock, assisting with processing stock (e.g. adding price labels), merchandising of stock and creating in-store displays.
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Stock Generator - Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Helping to deliver our customer service promise - Contacting local businesses - Contacting previous donors - Sourcing book bank/bin locations Skills gained are: - Telephone skills - Selling skills - Stock donation experience - Confidence in approaching customers
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Stock Processor- Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: Quality check of donated stock, Tagging, hanging and sizing garments, Steaming hanging stock, Preparing stock for sales floor Skills gained; Stock preparation, Meeting people, Team working.
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Stockroom Assistant
at Sue Ryder (Harrogate District)
Role Purpose Support our shops in the back of house, sorting donations, getting things ready for sale and making sure the shop is kept stocked and ready for our lovely customers. Role Overview We are looking for someone to Join Sue Ryder's friendly charity shop team in Knaresborough as a volunteer Stockroom Assistant to help us sort, identify...
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Strong and Steady exercise class volunteer
at HBC - Culture, Tourism & Sport
A volunteer is needed to assist a trained instructor at a once a week session at Ripon Leisure Centre. The volunteer will be needed to assist in a class that aims to improve/maintain physical capability, strength, balance and coordination and confidence for people living with Parkinson's Disease or other neurological conditions such as brain...
Swanley Grange Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Swanley Grange was a medieval mini-farm, and it’s time to bring it back to life. Looking after the day-to-day maintenance of the Grange, Swanley Grange volunteers are a big part of the visitor experience, as well as having a great experience themselves. The role will include: Welcoming and engaging with visitors; Maintaining a vegetable garden;...
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...
Tandem Club Volunteers
at Open Country
We run tandem clubs for people with disabilities and need volunteers to pilot the bikes. Our clubs are in Wetherby (Mondays), Harrogate (Tuesdays), York (Tuesdays) and Ripon (Thursdays). Our stokers have visual impairments and/or learning disabilities. Wherever we go, we have fun - and get fit at the same time!
Telephone Befriender
at Vision Support Harrogate District
You will make regular contact with a visually impaired person to talk to them about how they are feeling and what is going on in their life. You will be a good listener, have an interest in other people and be able to demonstrate empathy to someone who is visually impaired. As well as knowing when to listen, you will be happy to share details of...
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Therapy Dog Volunteer
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Do you have some spare time and a wonderful dog you could share with our residents at our residential care home for disabled adults? The main focus of our home is to achieve a positive outcome for everyone who lives there. To facilitate this we provide training in the skills required to live independently with the aim that ultimately our...
Toy Library Welcomer Volunteer
at Harrogate and Knaresborough Toy Library
The Welcomer will be stationed at a reception desk where they will: - Warmly greet families as they arrive - Sign-in the family on the register - Complete a registration form if required - Take and record the admission fee - Sign in and out the toys on the toy loan register. It's a great opportunity to meet lots of young families. We are...
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Treasurer
at Harrogate Rethink Support Group
We need a volunteer to take over from our long standing Treasurer who would like to retire after many years service. It would mean someone overseeing our bank account. Recording all expenditure and receipt of money. Being in charge of spending. Every so many years submitting accounts for audit. Also working with volunteers to raise money by...
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Trustee
at North Yorkshire Sport (NYS)
"To improve the range and quality of opportunities and access to sport and physical activity across North Yorkshire through the effective deployment of resources" APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEE MEMBERS TO THE NORTH YORKSHIRE SPORT PARTNERSHIP BOARD North Yorkshire Sport (NYS) is looking for the right people, with a genuine desire to improve the...
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Trustee
at Cliff House Community Support Services
As a trustee you will be a member of a dynamic and forward-looking board of trustees in an organisation with a high reputation for good governance and management. You will be encouraged to take a particular interest in an aspect of the organisation commensurate with both your qualifications and experience, together with your interest. The board...
Trustee of the Branch
at RSPCA (York, Harrogate & District)
We are currently seeking new trustees to serve on our board, to help support the delivery of our ambitious strategic plan. We are looking for professionals from any walk of life who share the values of the RSPCA, and would like to get involved in the charity.
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Trustee/ Board Member
at Paperworks (Harrogate)
Paperworks provides pre-vocational training in print finishing for people with a learning or physical disability or mental health problems. Paperworks helps prepare people for employment and integration into the community by providing real volunteer experience in a friendly and supportive environment. Trainees learn basic skills and provide print...
Upcycling Volunteers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Working with disabled younger people (16+) and adults in our furniture painting and restoration workshop. Enabling them to develop skills in this area as well as having fun learning!
Various Opportunities Available
at Jerry Green Dog Rescue
Here at Jerry Green North Yorkshire we have lots of volunteering available from reception duties to dog walking and fostering, among others. Hours are flexible dependent on your availability. For more information or to apply for a volunteering role please contact the team.
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Visitor / Befriender
at Cliff House Community Support Services
If you would like to befriend or visit an older person in their own home or in nursing or residential care, Age UK can introduce you to someone who needs support and friendship and possibly advice. You may wish to make a regular arrangement with one individual, or perhaps occasional visiting when someone is in particular need might suit you better...
Visitor Experience Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
This diverse and dynamic role helps visitors to get the most out of their day by engaging with the estate. Whether it’s helping point out creatures in a pond dipping session, walking around the estate and checking the ‘nature stations’, or setting up for events in the abbe and opening for afterhours bike rides, there’s something to suit your...
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 Administrator
at North Yorkshire Horizons
We are enthusiastic about volunteering opportunities and believe NY Horizons is a great place develop your skills and help support local communities. We appreciate that people volunteer for a variety of reasons; some may have had previous personal experience in treatment services; some may simply be considering a career change; others may want to...
Volunteer Befriender Opportunities at Royal British Legion Care Home
at The Royal British Legion (Lister House)
Lister House in Ripon is one of The Royal British Legion’s Care Homes, with a specialist Dementia care wing. Like every one of the Legion's Care Homes, we are exclusive to ex-Service people and their dependents. Within our home, there are opportunities for volunteers to befriend, visit, learn from and enjoy time with our residents, both on a...
Volunteer Buddy and/or Activity Worker
at Ripon YMCA
Role description The role of a volunteer buddy is to: - Provide one to one or small group support to young people to promote their independence and integration into the community - Build safe and trusting relationships with young people to increase their support network and reduce loneliness - Be a positive role model to motivate, inspire and...
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Volunteer Gardener
at Henshaws
We are looking for enthusiastic and personable volunteers to assist in the garden at the Potting Shed at Henshaws College in Starbeck.
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Volunteer Gardeners
at The Granby Care Home
Assisting the care home maintenance team with gardening tasks. Cutting grass, weeding, general tidying of outdoor areas, planting, potting up, sweeping, clearing debris, various maintenance tasks in the outdoor areas during all seasons.
Volunteer Group Leader
at Experience Community CIC
Experience Community CIC are a not-for-profit organisation offering rambles and rides for adults with physical disabilities. We are looking for adults to come and volunteer and enjoy the rambles and bike rides with us, whilst helping support the running of these activities. We have opportunities for disabled and non-disabled people. These...
Volunteer Play and Youth Worker
at Army Welfare Service
Helping to provide fun activities for children and young people from Service families. We run a play session for children aged 5 - 9 years and a youth club for young people aged 10 - 16 years.
Volunteer Secretary for Harrogate Affordable Homes Community Land Trust
at Harrogate Affordable Homes
Harrogate Affordable Homes CLT is a community-led housing group whose aim is to deliver truly affordable housing to people with a local connection. We are doing this by building energy-efficient homes that will be affordable now and for future generations. We envisage building a development of mixed housing that focuses on design, quality,...
Volunteer Speech Support Worker
at Speak With IT
With kindness and compassion the volunteer will support individuals dealing with communication problems caused by Aphasia to regain or improve their speech, communication skills and confidence. They will provide 1-to-1 coaching to patients in using specialist Speech and Language therapy software programmes. Volunteers will visit clients at their...
Volunteer Van Drivers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
We collect donated furniture items (including full house clearance) from around the Harrogate district and drop them off to be checked, tested and sold in our warehouse. We also offer a delivery service to customers buying items from the warehouse. As a Volunteer Van Driver you will be accompanied by a Volunteer Driver’s Assistant or member of...
Weekend Front of House Volunteers
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...
Weekly Friday Coffee Morning
at Boroughbridge & District Community Care
The weekly coffee morning is held between 10am and noon in the upstairs room of the Library in Boroughbridge This is a drop-in event and open to the general public. An average of 24 guests attend most weeks. Volunteers work two to a team on a rota and each team volunteers an average of one Friday every 5 weeks. The role of the volunteer is to...
Weekly Wednesday Lunch Club
at Boroughbridge & District Community Care
The weekly lunch club is open to anyone over 60 residing in the Boroughbridge area. BCC clients residing in Boroughbridge can use the BCC minibus free of charge to attend. The lunch club is held in Gwendolen Court, courtesy of Anchor Housing between 11.45am and 1.15pm. BCC operate five teams with 3 members in each team working on a rota basis. The...
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....
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),...
Wellspring Welcomers
at Wellspring Therapy & Training
Wellspring is a Christian charity which offers affordable counselling to the community. As a Wellspring Welcomer you will play a key part in the charity by welcoming clients and providing cover for our counsellors. This is a voluntary position but travel expenses are reimbursed. Welcomers volunteer for a morning, afternoon or evening a week. (...
Wildlife Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Wildlife team volunteers engage visitors with wildlife and our cause by delivering a range of wildlife walks and maintaining our family bird hide. They also contribute their skills and expertise to a range of wildlife themed family activities.
Wish Visitor
at Make-A-Wish Foundation UK
We are looking for friendly and reliable volunteers who have great listening skills and experience of working with families and children. You’ll be visiting children who have been referred to us, at a time that suits them - and helping them to unlock their wildest imagination to discover their One True Wish. We need you to be the face of Make-A-...
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Workshop Assistant - Sewing
at Jennyruth Workshops
The workshop Assistant - Sewing role assists our workshop supervisors in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make fabric sewn craft products and to safely use a sewing machine, scissors, iron, pins and other sewing tools and equipment. These products are sold at craft fairs, on our website or may be for a specific order. Induction,...
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Workshop Assistant - woodwork
at Jennyruth Workshops
This role assists our workshop supervisors in supporting adults with learning disabilities to cut out plywood figures on a scroll saw and to make and assemble wooden birdboxes, trugs and other items. These will be sold at craft fairs, on our website or may be a specific order. Full training and support will be given. Volunteers needed Monday pm,...
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Workshop Volunteer
at Henshaws
The Arts and Crafts Centre at Knaresborough run a number of workshops on most weekdays. We are always looking for volunteer assistants within these workshops to help with setting out and tidying away, and supporting the Artworkers. Music Textiles Funky Bags Jewellery Sculpture Pottery Woodworker Paper Horticulture Please come along and give us a...
Workshop Volunteer
at Horticap
Volunteering with Horticap students in the workshop making items for the site, the garden and for sale in the shop. Plenty of opportunity for you to make items to your own designs. Best suited to someone with joinery skills.
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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...
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Young Volunteers
at Ripon Museums Trust
Ripon Museums Trust has created a new opportunity for young people aged 10 to 18 to get involved with our three museums. The Young Volunteers Club meets for monthly Saturday sessions as well as at other times throughout the year, such as during School Holidays and when we hold special events. We would like the Club to develop and grow around the...
Youth club volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
The Kirkby Malzeard youth club is a community run project with support from North Yorkshire Youth. Volunteers are needed to help run the sessions, sit on the committee, help promote the project, come along to help with the sign in register or the tuck shop or to run a specific activity that you enjoy or have skills in. The more volunteers the...
Youth Club volunteer or committee member
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Boroughbridge Youth Club is looking for an enthusiastic person who would like to work with young people in school years 7 to 10 (ages 11 - 15). The club runs every Tuesday during term-time from 6.30 - 8.00pm. Activities include arts & crafts, pool, Xbox and Wii, games and food. Guest speakers and trips out are a regular occurrence at the...
Date of opportunity: 9 December 2016
Youth Club volunteer or committee member
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Melmerby Youth Club is looking for additional volunteers to support this weekly youth club. The sessions run every Tuesday evening during term time and offer a creative and fun program for local children and young people. Activities include arts and crafts, games, food, visiting speakers and trips out.
Youth Group Support
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
This is an opportunity for volunteers to work alongside staff, supporting Young Carers age 7-11 at our Budz Youth group. This takes place at St Johns Church, Bilton, every 2 weeks on Thursdays from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Youth Worker
at Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
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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Befriender
at The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship
We are looking for volunteer Visitors to join the National Visitors Network, our national befriending scheme for older people that provides companionship to older people experiencing loneliness or social isolation. Befrienders visit older people in their homes and provide regular chat/conversations (weekly/fortnightly or monthly as determined).
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...
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Befrienders Hospice Volunteer Visitors
at Saint Michael's Hospice
The Volunteer Visitor role is in terms of the days/hours volunteers are required. It is likely, however, that you would be asked to commit to around 2-4 hours per week. All volunteers receive full training before they start and get ongoing expert support from the team at Saint Michael's. The Volunteer Visitor service is a befriending service...
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Collection Box Co-ordinator
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
What does the role involve? · Identifying and placing collecting boxes in suitable locations · Talking to the shop owner, receptionist etc at the location about how the boxes will help Guide Dogs and what we do · Empting boxes every 3-6 months (as they get full) and banking the income through the paying in book provided. Give a receipt and letter...
Community Engagement Volunteer
at North Yorkshire Rotters
The North Yorkshire Rotters need YOU! Are you interested in encouraging people to be more environmentally friendly? Do you enjoy attending events? Do you have a passion for getting involved in your local community, meeting people and sharing your knowledge and experience? The North Yorkshire Rotters have a busy calendar of events over the summer...
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...
District Explorer Scout Commissioner
at Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts Association
Be Prepared for Adventure! Scouting has exciting opportunities for volunteers in the Harrogate and Nidderdale District. Purpose of the role of District Explorer Scout Commissioner is to run the Explorer Scout section of Scout Units across the District to ensure they run effectively, planning programmes for young people in the age range 14-18. In...
Events Organiser
at Craft Aid International
We are looking for a volunteer, who can help us organise fund-raising events, such as our annual ball, carol service, and 1940’s-themed night. We may also sometimes need help organising local craft fairs. Tasks may include organising raffle prizes, writing letters to volunteers, budgeting, ordering equipment and necessary items online,...
Football Coach
at New Park Bulldogs FC
We are looking for new volunteers to help with football coaching. We are a relatively new Charter Standard Junior Football club based in Harrogate and due to rapid growth we now want to expand the football we provide to a larger age group range.
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Fundraising and Events
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Help us raise funds to support more carers by getting involved in our events or choosing us as your charity for sponsorship. We hold several events each year, past events have included: 10km race, concerts, corporate events, street collections, golf days, fashion shows, pamper days and sponsored walks plus more. You can help us organise and run...
Fundraising and Events volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Did you know that 1.2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss? RNIB currently supports 200,000 people per year, but we need your help to raise funds to reach far more people with our Talking Books, Helpline, specialist advice services, support groups and more. We also need to raise awareness as 50% of sight loss is preventable if...
Date of opportunity: 26 February 2019
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Group/Activity Support
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Volunteers needed to help with running trips, groups and activities for adult and child carers. They are social groups for people with caring responsibilities to have a break and talk to others who understand their situation. The volunteer's role is to support the staff with organising and facilitating the groups, ensuring all carers are...
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...
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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...
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My Guide Volunteer
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Guide Dogs for the Blind are looking for sociable and friendly people in North Yorkshire to be a guiding arm and eyes for someone with sight loss, so they can get out into the local community doing a range of activities as part of our My Guide service.
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Project Assistant
at North Yorkshire Rotters
Are you interested in protecting the environment? Would you like to be involved in planning and leading workshops that help children to learn about home composting and the benefits of reducing food waste. If so volunteering with the North Yorkshire Rotters could be for you! The North Yorkshire Rotters are volunteers that help their community to...
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Speaker
at North Yorkshire Rotters
Are you interested in protecting the environment? Do you have a passion for community involvement and enjoy talking to community groups about a subject you are passionate about? If so volunteering with the North Yorkshire Rotters could be for you! The North Yorkshire Rotters project is looking for volunteer speakers to help promote the Love Food...
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Support Worker
at United Response
Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of adults with learning difficulties in their own homes and in the community? In the Harrogate area we have some residential units that you would visit and bringing new friendships and experiences to people. Volunteers are needed to offer a small amount of time to support people to get out and...
Team Mate
at Over the Wall
Team Mates are an essential part of Camp. They help to support, guide, inspire and empower our Campers to maximise their potential and increase their confidence. As a Team Mate you will be assigned a team and throughout Camp you will build amazing 1-1 relationships with your team of Campers on a daily basis. Your role is to support and encourage...
Weekend Outdoor Activity Volunteers
at Open Country
Volunteers help with the safe and efficient running of groups and clubs supporting disabled adults to take part in countryside activities. In return we offer you interesting and rewarding days out, a real sense of achievement, but essentially fun! You might find yourself pushing a wheelchair, acting as a sighted guide, or just supporting group...