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A Garden Volunteer at Ripon Walled Garden
at Ripon Community Link
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...
A 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...
A Wellbeing Cafe Volunteer
at Dementia Forward
If you enjoy meeting people, chatting, playing games or doing crafts why not join our fabulous team of wellbeing volunteers? Our Time Together group for people living with dementia meets on a Tuesday afternoon in Harrogate. It’s a friendly fun group where you will join in with a variety of activities (including crafts, games and table tennis),...
A* Support families going through challenging times through the medium of horses and nature
at Autism Angels
We are looking for fun, active, caring people who want to support families going through challenging times. We have many roles including working with the horses, providing refreshments, connecting with children and families, helping maintain the centre & supporting fundraising events. No experience necessary as full training is given in our...
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 Support Volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
You will be supporting one of our activities 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 whilst not taking over, chatting and getting to know them and be a friendly presence that will draw people into...
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....
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. You may be : answering telephone calls taking messages and responding to enquiries entering data into spreadsheets and databases working with other...
Administration Support Ripon
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
You'll be volunteering in our Ripon office, often being the first point of contact for carers and vulnerable people in need of support. This is an opportunity to act as the friendly and welcoming voice that takes referrals, passes on telephone messages and greets visitors . Other tasks include collating information packs, photocopying, filing.
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Administration Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Volunteers work as part of the administration team - supported by the Just B/Talking Spaces Administrator. We are looking for a volunteer who would be keen to support us with computer based administrative tasks. Key tasks would include: • Scanning paperwork and saving to client files • Text service – using the Outlook diary to set up text message...
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...
Admissions Member Services Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Based at the Visitor Centre, and occasionally at other entrances, you’ll be a member of our admissions team operating a members-only service point. At peak periods (especially weekends, bank holidays and school holidays) it’s important that the queue keeps moving, you’ll help us achieve this by taking care of the National Trust members, scanning...
Adult Instructor
at Harrogate & District Sea Cadet Unit
The well used phrase of "Serious Fun" describes exactly what you can share in with the Sea Cadets. There is an abundance of exciting, challenging and, above all, worthwhile activities to enjoy with committed and enthusiastic youngsters. At the same time you gain valuable experience in many diverse subjects and skills and also have the...
Afternoon Teas Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
To provide patients and relatives with afternoon tea as part of the overall care and support given to patients, taking into account the needs of patients, instructions on infection control and food hygiene practice. Key tasks: - On arrival collect a tabard or overall from the kitchen to wear - Put the kettle on and then check with the nurses on...
An opportunity for volunteer drivers
at Dementia Forward
We are looking for volunteer drivers to drive our smart new minibus. The journeys will be to and from our dementia hub in Burton Leonard on Thursday mornings/afternoons, helping people with dementia to access our services. Drivers will collect people with dementia and their carers with the assistance of a volunteer chaperone. The role will be...
Appropriate Adult
at North Yorkshire Youth Justice service
Appropriate Adult tasks and duties: 1. To attend the Police Station custody suite in Scarborough in order to support young people aged 10 – 17 years who have been arrested and detained by the Police. 2. To ensure that you follow YJS guidance as to the calling out of solicitors to attend and refusing to attend for the purposes of a youth caution. 3...
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...
Artspace Facilitators
at Orb Community Arts
Artspace@orb is an unpressured place in which our service users can express themselves as artists. Everyone is considered an artist and supported in creating their own work, developing their profile and potentially exhibiting pieces in public. Whilst members are encouraged to use the space to develop their own ideas, we need volunteers who will...
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Assistant at Ripon Walled Garden Shop
at Ripon Community Link
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 - Opening Doors
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Are you active and like meeting new people? Becoming an Opening Doors volunteer is a great way to help older people and those with a physical disability and/or sensory impairment to get out and about. Volunteers typically provide one-to-one support to our clients to help them attend appointments, go shopping or get to social and leisure activities...
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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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Befrienders/Escorts
at Leonard Cheshire Disability - Wharfedale House
Escorts could be taking residents to shop in Wetherby or they may be asked to escort one service user on a day out or going to the theatre, cinema, or something of the resident groups choice. Groups of residents and escorts are always supported by a carer. We want our residents to go out and enjoy life, to be able to follow their interests and you...
Book Sorter Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Sorting and selecting book stock - Pricing correctly to guidelines - Displaying books correctly - Merchandising to plan Skills gained are: - Understanding of the book department - Retail experience - Merchandising experience
Books Volunteer
at Oxfam Ripon
If you have a broad interest in books from fiction, crime and thriller to literary fiction and romance - then this is the perfect role for you! Oxfam has a good reputation for selling books and we strive to offer the best selection and standards we can. We need someone to sort through the incoming donations, pick out the best quality, price them...
Car and Minibus Volunteer Drivers
at Boroughbridge & District Community Care
Drivers are required for the Community Car Transport Scheme as well as for BCC minibus bookings. Car drivers are required to transport clients who are unable to access public transport, to health appointments and to local amenities and essential services. Most of the appointments are scheduled normally Monday to Friday between 7am and 5pm, there...
Carers' 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 a few hours 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,...
Caretaker/Cleaners
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...
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Caring Callers (face to face support) Harrogate and Ripon
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Would you like to play an active role in your community? Then join us to become part of the Caring Caller Face to Face Project. Volunteers are matched with a suitable client for 6-8 weeks, to offer support for a couple of hours on a weekly basis in their own home. Volunteers will also provide a confidential listening ear, give moral support and...
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...
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Caring Callers Online Support
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Caring Callers Online Support Project requires volunteers to train clients to use the online chat facility, in their homes or on a group basis in a centre. Volunteers will provide one to one chats online to clients once a fortnight and then group chat sessions will be led by one or more volunteers on a monthly basis. Information via email will be...
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
Cat & Dog Fosterers
at RSPCA (York, Harrogate & District)
We are looking for fosterers to provide a temporary loving home for cats or dogs that are in RSPCA care whilst waiting for a suitable permanent home to be found, in accordance with RSPCA policies. You will assist the RSPCA in finding a permanent home for the animal by providing photographs and written information regarding personality, behaviour...
Chair Person
at Little Crickets Pre-school
Would you like to meet new people and share your skills and knowledge, whilst also learning new skills? Our local pre-school needs a new Chair Person. We are looking for someone to work with other committee members (currently we have 5) to help with the running of our very friendly Little Crickets pre-school for children aged 2- 5yrs). Our current...
Charity Shop Volunteers
at St Gemma's Hospice
Almost two thirds of our volunteers give their time in our chain of 23 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...
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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...
Children & Families Work Support Volunteers
at Bilton Area Methodist Church
Have you got a few hours to spare and do you enjoy volunteering with children & families? We need enthusiastic people who enjoy volunteering with children & families to volunteer with our projects. * Family Film Night takes place on the first Saturday of the month, 4pm-8pm at Bilton Area Methodist Church. The evening consists of fun for...
Choir Leader Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
The role would be well suited to an experienced music teacher, or someone with experience of setting up a choir. Saint Michael’s Hospice choir will be open to staff, volunteers, patients, carers and other Saint Michael’s supporters. While it is envisaged a core choir membership will be established, it is important to note that some patients and...
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.
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Cleaner / Housekeeper - 2 hours per week.
at Harrogate Hub
We need a reliable volunteer to keep our lovely building looking at its best. There are two cloakrooms and two tea making areas to keep clean and hygienic as well as an office, a meeting room, reception area and stairway to keep dusted and hoovered.
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...
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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
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Collection Box Coordinator
at Saint Michael's Hospice
To visit collection box outlets within designated areas of Harrogate and the district in which Saint Michael's serve; distributing, recruiting new and periodically servicing long-standing Saint Michael's static collection boxes. Most volunteers offer one half day/full day per week, but a fortnightly commitment would be considered too....
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...
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Complementary Therapies Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
We are keen to recruit qualified and insured Complementary Therapists to provide reflexology and massage to patients in Saint Michael's Day Therapy Unit (DTU). The Hospice offers volunteer therapists the opportunity to gain experience working with patients in an environment that may be very different from the one in which they usually work....
Conservation Volunteers and Trailblazers
at Open Country
Open Country seeks to enable anyone with any disability or extra support need to access the countryside through the provision of activities and information. We do practical conservation volunteering including: fencing, burning brash,tree planting or pond digging. Trailblazers particularly specialise in footpath maintenance.
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
Cycling Group Volunteers
at Open Country
Volunteer companion cyclists cycle with and support our members who enjoy our cycling groups. We have weekend outings on bikes, trikes and our new duet bike (for wheelchair users). We also have a tandem club for visually impaired cyclists which meets on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from April to November. Whatever we do we have fun - and often...
Day Maker at Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Brimham Rocks
With a smile for everyone, you will be interacting with visitors and helping to ensure their day out at Brimham Rocks is a highly enjoyable and memorable experience. At the same time you will be helping to raise and maintain the profile of Brimham Rocks as a destination of choice. What's involved? ' Warmly welcoming and engaging with...
Day Therapy Patient Driver
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Day Therapy Driver - We are looking for drivers for Mondays on an as-and-when basis and to provide bank cover on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to cover holidays and absences - particularly over the coming summer months. - Volunteer drivers bring the more able patients into Day Therapy and transport them home at the end of the day. The Senior...
District Explorer Scout Administrator
at Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts
Be Prepared for Adventure! Scouting has exciting opportunities for volunteers in the Harrogate and Nidderdale District. Purpose of the role of District Explorer Scout Administrator is to administer the Explorer Scout section of Scout Groups across the District to ensure they run effectively, planning programmes for young people in the age range 14...
District Quartermaster
at Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts
We are currently seeking a District Quartermaster to look after equipment and assets, maintain an asset register and issue equipment to users. Requirements for this role are familiarity with spreadsheets, eg. Excel, a methodical approach and good records management. An ability to get on with people of all ages is also desirable. In 2015 Scouting...
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...
DIY, gardening or decorating volunteer - Help at Home
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
We are happy to say we currently have enough regular Help at Home volunteers. However, we are still very short of groups of volunteers for one off gardening and decorating opportunities. Please see separate role description. Thank you Got some spare time? Retired, but not too tired? Want to get fit but not in a gym? Live in a flat but enjoy...
Drama teacher / tutor
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
A volunteer drama teacher / tutor is needed for the Ripon Youth Theatre which runs as part of the Ripon Operatic Society. Children and young people aged 8 - 17 years attend this vibrant and busy project - putting on 2 or 3 productions a year. An additional volunteer is needed after the summer break due to a lead tutor leaving.
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,...
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Driver Support/Furniture Handler
at Saint Michael's Hospice
The role of Driver Support/Furniture Handler volunteer forms part of the two person van team responsible for collecting donated items of furniture from donors' homes and delivering sold items to customers' homes. This is very much a people centred role with an important part to play in representing Saint Michael's to our customers...
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...
Driver's Assistant/Driver
at Essential Needs (Community Furniture Store of Harrogate & District)
Essential Needs is the Harrogate Boroughs community furniture store and have been supplying quality used furniture, electrical appliances and other household items to those who need it most since 1995. We collect donated furniture items from around the whole of the Harrogate Borough and drop them off to be checked, tested and ultimately sold in...
Driver/Odd Job Person
at Jennyruth Workshops
This role will involve some local driving of the Jennyruth Workshops minibus to collect and deliver products and people, undertake runs to the bank, post office and tip. Anyone with a full driving licence under the age of 70. Times of 1 or 2 mornings or afternoons a week are envisaged.
Drivers/Escorts
at Age UK Knaresborough & District
Volunteers pick up and escort older people who are unable to get to hospital appointments or Day Care, and may stay at the hospital or clinic to provide help. A driver and escort team provide a service to mentally infirm clients, collecting them from home and bringing them for Saturday Day Care at Cliff House.
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.
Employment and Resource Centre Mentor
at Ripon Salvation Army
There are a variety of tasks for this project which will be shared among volunteers. The role includes the following tasks - meeting and greeting clients with the offer of refreshments; helping unload application forms; prepare CVs; set-up email addresses etc; establishing assistance required by jobseekers. The latter task could involve...
Event Support Worker
at Orb Community Arts
Orb regularly promotes or supports a wide variety of community events around the Harrogate area. Whether providing the sound and lighting for a rock concert, helping stage a school fashion show or providing support for the local Christmas market, we can often be seen in the background helping make performances happen or look professional. Could...
Events Assistant
at RHS Garden Harlow Carr
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) aims to be the leading organisation demonstrating excellence in horticulture and promoting gardening. In 2008 over 1.3 million people visited the four RHS public gardens in England, including North Yorkshire's stunning Harlow Carr in Harrogate. Every year Harlow Carr delivers a range of events for members...
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: •...
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.
Fair Trade Shop Assistant
at Harrogate Fairtrade
We are looking for volunteers who can offer 2 hours a week to staff our fair trade shop. You don't need experience in retailing but an interest in and enthusiasm for fair trade is important. Volunteers are the face of the shop, serving and assisting customers and answering questions with responsibility for the shop as a whole. Duties also...
Film & Video Makers/Facilitators
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...
Find a Home for Sooty Volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Celebrate Sooty’s 70th birthday and the 150th anniversary of RNIB by helping us to find 2,018 new homes for Sooty Collection Boxes across the UK. Join our fabulous community of Sooty Box collectors to find homes in shops, pubs and cafes, pick up our full Sooty Boxes and count and bank the money that has been kindly donated. Whether you’re finding...
Folly Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Studley Royal Water Gardens were designed to be elegant, playful and surprising, and this year is no exception. The Banqueting House will be transformed into a spectacle of Georgian inspired optical illusion and trickery. During school holidays and weekends, you’ll help to bring art installations by world renowned artist Mat Collishaw to life for...
Front of House Reception
at Ripon Museums Trust
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers who welcome visitors from far and wide to the 3 unique Ripon Law and Order Museums. You will be playing a vital role in keeping the museums open and operational so visitors can learn and enjoy their experience. The front of house team provide the first contact...
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
Fundraising Co-ordinator
at Samaritans of Harrogate and District
A Co-ordinator is required to lead our present team. The person will identify opportunities for raising funds through trusts and grants and help arrange and organise fundraising activities such as flag day, coffee mornings and similar activities.
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Fundraising Events Volunteer
at Autism Angels
Fundraising Events Volunteer - Do you enjoy helping children and families to have fun? Can you encourage people to take part in events to raise money for a great cause? Why not volunteer as a member of Autism Angels Community Events Fundraising Team. We're sorry, but we're not able to cover volunteer expenses at this time. Autism Angels...
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Fundraising Events Volunteer
at St Gemma's Hospice
We hold internal and external event such as fairs, walks, runs, collections and exhibitions every month and we need people to help make sure the events run smoothly! Help is required with jobs such as manning a stall, serving refreshments, being a marshal, selling raffle tickets, and signing participants in and out. If you feel that you could...
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Fundraising Project Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
We have been awarded some £30,000 from the Arts Council Catalyst Fund to enable us to become much more skilled at Fundraising. The key focus will be on Trusts and Foundations, Private Philanthropy (from smaller regular donations to larger one-off amounts) and Legacies. The budget covers expenditure on: • A Mentor or to challenge and teach us...
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Fundraising Trustee
at Open Country
A Fundraising Trustee is needed to join the local award-winning charity, Open Country. Trustees have a shared responsibility for the strategic development of the organisation which has been running for over 25 years. The Management Committee has developed a new three year business plan which will require an effective marketing strategy that...
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Fundraising Volunteers
at Age UK Knaresborough & District
Volunteers are needed to join a friendly group of people on the fundraising team. Events can range from a small coffee morning to a glittering ball. You can tailor fundraising to suit your particular areas of expertise and time available.
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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...
Garden and Maintenance Volunteer
at Henshaws
We are looking for an active and able volunteer gardener, with knowledge and skills in gardening to assist with gardening around our Arts & Craft Centre, Bond End, Knaresborough. To work under the direction of the Maintenance Officer and Centre Management to assisting in keeping the grounds in order, clean and safe. You will benefit from: •...
Garden maintenance in a community garden, Bilton
at Woodfield Millennium Green community garden
General gardening maintenance in this small community garden, including weeding, pruning, cutting hedges, mowing grass, planting, harvesting, other light maintenance dependant on the season. Picking and harvesting of fruit and vegetables. As little or as much as you want to do. On Saturday mornings cake is sometimes provided!
Gardener with Imagination
at Kirk Deighton Village Hall
Gardener wanted - Our new village hall has a small garden consisting of a lawn and trees and a Beech hedge. We need a volunteer or two to help us maintain and develop the garden into an asset to the well used hall. As well as weeding etc, (no lawn mowing) there may be the opportunity to use your creative skills to improve and develop the garden....
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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...
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Guided Tours Volunteer
at National Trust - Brimham Rocks
By getting involved, you could • Become a vital part of a friendly and dedicated team • Meet people from all walks of life and make new friends • Enhance your communication, presentation and personal management skills • Learn something new every day • Take pride in exceeding visitor expectations • Increase your knowledge of Brimham Rocks and...
Handyman/woman
at Orb Community Arts
Have you got D.I.Y skills? Are you a joiner, an electrician or a plumber or just practically minded? Orb is in the ongoing process of renovating its premises and while much of the volunteer is already done, there are still plenty of little (and not so little) jobs that need doing. If you can spare some time to help us keep our building in good...
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Handyperson
at Harrogate & District Sea Cadet Unit
We have a well managed and smart building at our headquarters in Springfield Mews and we need someone to do small jobs of a DIY nature to keep it maintained as a safe and well maintained place for our cadets. Sample jobs would be replacing light bulbs, touching up paintwork and fixing items to walls. We have a boating station out at Ripon Sailing...
Harrogate Branch Secretary
at Parkinson's UK
You will join a small committee of volunteers who organise activities and events for people affected by Parkinson's. The number of hours varies but on average it is 10-12 per month. You will provide admin support which includes taking and circulating minutes, being a point of contact with Parkinson's UK and sharing info and updates so...
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 (...
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...
Help in our Shop Oxford Street
at Cancer Research UK
We need processors for the stockroom, till operators, window dressers and stock merchandisers. You would be volunteering as part of a team, in a friendly atmosphere. You can use all your skills as there is a job for everyone of all ages. One or two hours a week is all that is necessary which could be between 9am and 5pm Monday to Saturday and 11am...
Helping Disabled People To Ride and Carriage Drive
at Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group
Volunteers are the essential part of our Group and we could not function without them. We have a wide range of people, both in age and skills, who give an hour or two of their free time each week. We offer a warm welcome to cheerful, reliable people who would like to be part of our dedicated team. You don’t have to know anything about horses - we...
Historic Garden Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
The garden volunteer team have worked enthusiastically to restore the demonstration garden using the best combination of historical planting and modern horticultural techniques. The Workhouse garden is an integral part of the visitor experience of the museum. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your interest in gardening and horticulture and...
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Home Visitor Volunteer
at Boroughbridge & District Community Care
Volunteers are required to visit housebound and isolated clients on a regular basis, sometimes the visits are organised on a rota basis. The time commitment is normally Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.
Horticultural and Workshop Assistant
at Horticap
Helping People Grow! Come and join our rota of volunteers at Bluecoat Wood Nursery helping our trainees with horticultural activities. Your main asset will be a patient, caring and outgoing disposition together with an enthusiasm for all aspects of horticulture.
Hospice Patient Support Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
The IPU Volunteer assists the clinical team on IPU in providing a high standard of support to patients, families, visitors and staff. The role covers a mix of administration, reception and practical tasks which will vary according to the needs of the unit on any particular day. The frequency of tasks varies: some are regular duties, others occur...
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Inspiring People Coordinator
at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Our wildlife is amazing and we want to tell everyone! Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is creating a county rich in wildlife and we need passionate, inspiring people to help run more events and educational sessions to engage with more people. Staveley Nature Reserve near Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire is a popular wildlife destination for people and we...
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Interesting speakers
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We are looking for people to come and speak to our visually impaired members every couple of months on a Friday afternoon on interesting and amusing topics. 2pm-3pm.
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IT and Typist / Transcription
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library
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
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 Network Support
at Orb Community Arts
Orb now has a fully networked IT Suite and over 10 computers, all of which need tender loving care to work properly. If you've got the skills to maintain and service individual PCs and help run a small computer network, we'd love to hear from you. We'd also like to hear from anyone who could mentor service users in the skills needed...
IT Support Volunteer - Knaresborough Library
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library
We are looking for IT Support Volunteers at Knaresborough Library who are wanting to use their computer knowledge and skills to help those who are less confident. This could involve helping people to use the internet, send emails, download eBooks, use tablets. smartphones and other devices. This role would suit someone who: - has competent IT...
IT Tutor/Mentor
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...
Learning Support Assistant - computer class
at Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre
Do you enjoy computers? Our students with special needs do. We are looking for a volunteer to assist the class tutor, to help them enjoy the class and improve their basic literacy skills. The class has a friendly, fun atmosphere.
Learning Team Volunteers
at Ripon Museums Trust
By joining the learning team you will have fun, meet new people whilst using or developing your skills and experience of working with children and adults in the museums. Our learning team delivers a range of primary, secondary and adult workshops and tours. The Trust has a growing reputation for the delivery of engaging, interactive and enjoyable...
Library Service - Children's activities volunteer (Ripon)
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library
Children's activities volunteers work alongside staff to deliver activities designed to encourage children to enjoy books and use the library. Volunteers would be involved in: - Meeting and greeting members of the public at events - Answering queries and giving directions assisting with or leading craft - Activities/storytelling - Promoting...
Library Volunteer
at Masham Community Office
Library volunteers with a love of reading and books required to meet and greet customers, and help with any queries. Replacing and restocking shelves with books. Promoting the Library service and using social media.
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...
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Literacy and Numeracy Volunteers
at Harrogate Training Services
We offer a friendly environment where we really appreciate the help that our workers give us! We are in the centre of Harrogate and have a small training centre with outdoor space for activities on warmer days. You would be offered refreshments throughout the day. We aim to offer a lot of help and support to young people to help them make the step...
Lunch Club Volunteer
at Bilton Area Methodist Church
Would you like to join a friendly team of volunteers at Bilton Area Methodist Church making meals for 24-26 senior citizens once a month? Duties would include: - Setting up - Helping with food preparation - General kitchen tasks like washing and drying up
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
Masham Community Volunteer
at Masham 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...
Media & Communications Officers
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...
Media and Publicity Volunteer
at Frack Free Harrogate District
Do you enjoy writing? We are seeking a new volunteer to join our group to help with writing press releases. We aim to send out at least one press release every two months. Following the County Council's decision to grant planning permission to allow fracking at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale there have been numerous protests and campaigning/...
Mediator Between Neighbours or Families in Dispute
at Arch Resolution
Mediation is a process of communication that helps people settle differences quickly and confidentially. It doesn't try to prove right or wrong, but helps people work out what they want to change, and how they may help to improve things. Mediation supports people in communicating clearly and helps explore ways forward that feel right for...
Membership Recruiter
at RHS Garden Harlow Carr
The Royal Horticultural Society is looking for volunteers to help promote membership at the RHS Harlow Carr Garden in Harrogate. They are seeking people who will be happy to approach Garden visitors and explain the benefits of membership and help them to complete a joining form. As a volunteer recruiter you would be helping the Visitor Services...
Memory Lane Café Group Support
at Ripon, Harrogate, York & Selby Alzheimer’s Society
Working with a team of volunteers you will be doing the following: • Helping set out the room in an agreed layout • Putting out signage and recording attendees • Preparing and distributing simple refreshments, collecting in and washing items used • Welcoming and talking with people with dementia and carers of people with dementia • Liaising with...
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
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...
Museum Steward
at Nidderdale Museum
Museum Stewards are needed to welcome visitors to the museum, ensure they get the most from their visit by answering any questions, and taking their admission fees. Volunteers also ensure that the museum and exhibits are kept clean and tidy. If you are interested in local history and like talking to people this could be for you.
Music Volunteer
at Oxfam Ripon
We need someone with a broad interest in music, a feel for what's popular, what's collectible and what is of general interest to look after our CDs, Vinyl and DVDs. This will involve, sorting the incoming stock, checking and cleaning the items so they look good on our shelves and pricing them accordingly. This position may also involve...
Newsletter Administrator
at The British Thyroid Foundation
To assist with the production of our 16 page BTF News which is sent out to our 4000 members, three times a year and is also used to help promote our work. If you enjoy writing and editing this may be the role for you! We hope these roles will present an ideal opportunity for an individual to gain experience of working in a small busy charity and...
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No Limits Buddy
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Volunteer buddies will support disabled people, who are mainly younger people - although it could be anyone up to the age of 64, to achieve whatever life goals they may have. That could be as simple as going shopping or going to the pub - or it could be learning to drive or go hang-gliding - there are no limits! This doesn't mean that the...
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...
Online Volunteers
at AVIF (Able Volunteers International Fund)
This is an opportunity to get involved in the very early stages of many exciting new projects which could make an enormous difference to children and communities in Kenya, the Brazilian Amazon and now Tibet, while also providing opportunities for people in the UK to give their time and skills. We are currently looking for anyone who has a desire...
Orb Digital Photographers
at Orb Community Arts
Would you like to help Orb photograph and document it's activities both at our centre in Knaresborough and at the many community events we're involved in during the year? Could you spend some time to mentor vulnerable individuals in using digital cameras, using software to store, organise and manipulate images and maybe even put them...
Orb Green Gardeners
at Orb Community Arts
We now have a Therapeutic and Ecological garden space on the land adjacent to our premises. Orb Green features both wild and horticultural areas with space for people to indulge in healthy activities or just relax. We need volunteer gardeners to help develop and maintain this space and help mentor service users in gardening and growing their own...
Orb Musicians & DJs
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...
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...
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Pastoral Care - Training Opportunity
at Harrogate Hub
Volunteers provide a listening, befriending and signposting service to anyone in our community who needs a safe place to turn.
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Patient Minibus Driver
at Saint Michael's Hospice
• Transporting patients and Health Care Assistant (HCA) escorts at required times. Patients will be accompanied at all times by an HCA escort when using the ambulance • Ensuring patient comfort and security at all times, including securing wheelchairs and operating the tail lift during each journey, adhering to minibus guidelines - full training...
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Peer Mentor / Befriender
at IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services)
Peer Mentoring is a service offered to clients who have used IDAS services, and who are ready to move on to the next steps in their life. A Peer mentor will support and guide the client in a 1-2-1 relationship, to achieve their goals. There is a process by which Mentor/Mentee are matched for suitability, and supported throughout. There is a...
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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Pianist, musicians, singers
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We are looking for entertainers who would like to come once every 4-8 weeks to entertain our visually impaired members. It would be on Friday afternoons 2pm-3pm.
Play session volunteer
at Harrogate and Knaresborough Toy Library
We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to assist our Play Session Worker during our Toy Library play sessions. Our sessions are fun and creative so the opportunity would sometimes involve getting crafty with the children, setting up and tidying away toys and doing a bit of washing up or chopping fruit.
Play Worker (KISS Saturday Club)
at Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
Do you have lots of energy? Do you like volunteering with children? Do you think that disabled children should have the same chances as non-disabled children? KISS Saturday club offers all children the chance to play, make a noise, make a mess, paint, cook, and have fun - regardless of their mental or physical ability. We need enthusiastic,...
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Progress Group Volunteer
at Foundation York
• Supporting Foundation staff with the running of the Progress Group. • Setting up the venue ready for the group. • Welcoming and greeting Foundation customers to the group. • Being involved with creative activities. • Being involved with cooking activities. • Helping with CV, covering letters, job searches and accommodation searches.
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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RCL Volunteer Assistants - Various
at Ripon Community Link
Ripon Community Link was established in 1990 and is a leading provider of innovative support services for people with learning disabilities. There are various opportunities to get involved supporting specific members and tasks. MONDAY AM Allotment Course PM IT TUESDAY AM Food Preparation PM Music Men / Car Maintenance Group / Doorstep Newspaper...
Reception Volunteer- Burton House
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Reception volunteers are needed for the Hospice's Bereavement Support Service building. Volunteers are part of the administration team - meeting and greeting visitors, answering telephone calls when required and helping to answer general queries or transferring calls around the building as appropriate. It is crucial that receptionists...
Reparation (Community Project) Support Volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth Justice service
To support young people completing reparation, helping them make amends for their offence by giving something back to their local community. We have a variety of reparation activities available including; gardening, litter picking, bike repair and charity shop work. You will support and motivate the young person to complete the activity safely. We...
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Retail Charity Shop Volunteer
at Leonard Cheshire Disability - Wharfedale House
We have a traditional Charity Shop which is run solely by a committed band of Volunteers and all the funds go directly into our home to help support activities and events for our 18 adult residents who have a range of physical disabilities. This is an opportunity to work in our shop providing customers with a friendly personalised service and in...
Retail Volunteer at Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Brimham Rocks
Everyone likes a bit of retail therapy, don’t they? Retail Assistants offer this vital service for all visitors to Brimham. They love helping people find just the thing they’re looking for, and helping us achieve our sales targets, so everyone’s happy! What's involved? Making every visitor feel welcome, and be able to answer visitors...
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Retail Volunteers Ripon Shop
at British Heart Foundation
Retail volunteers wanted, you will be doing the following tasks: sorting, pricing, till volunteer, merchandising, window displays, customer service - handling lovely old books etc. The shop is open Monday to Sunday - volunteers are particularly welcomed for the weekend opening hours.
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Ripon City Pastors
at Ripon City Pastors
The role will be to patrol the streets of Ripon in teams of 3 to assist people who find themselves in vulnerable situations, pick up glass bottles (to prevent them being used as weapons) and generally chat to people. Volunteers required alternate Friday nights from 10 pm onwards. We don't normally meet any expenses, we provide refreshments...
Ripon Toy Library Assistant
at Ripon Toy Library
Volunteering with children is fun, rewarding and there is never a dull moment. Ripon Toy Library offers a range of opportunities for volunteers and anyone looking for relevant work experience. All our volunteers are given support so its a good way to boost your career. You don't necessarily need work experience but you will need to provide...
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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
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SASH Volunteer Hosts
at Safe and Sound Homes (SASH)
SASH prevents young people from becoming homeless by offering them a room in the home of a volunteer. We are looking for volunteer 'hosts' who can offer a spare room to young people facing homelessness. The young people we support are referred to us by other agencies such as North Yorkshire County Council. Main reasons for homelessness...
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School Governor
at North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC)
Have you thought about becoming a School Governor? If you are interested in young people and care about their education and welfare then being a school governor may be for you. In North Yorkshire there are over 4000 volunteer governors who help to run their local schools. Governors come from all sections of the community - parents, school staff,...
School/parents coordinator
at Parenting Together (PARTOG)
Could you join us in creating a safer happier future for local children and young people? We are introducing a parent's network project and need someone to represent the charity at meetings with Youth and Community organisations, schools, parent/teacher events where we may be invited to open a short discussion or presentation about child...
Scuba Diving Volunteer
at Scuba Diving for All
Volunteers will be supporting Scuba Diving sessions for those with and without Special needs. Our expertise is teaching scuba diving to those with special needs for example: Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Muscular Dystrophy, Downs, Syndrome, Aspergers, Sensory Impairments, Learning Difficulties, Spinal Injuries/Amputations, and able bodied. We teach...
Secretary to a team of volunteers that help people with disabilities
at Remap
The volunteer would assist in the admin and organisation of a team of volunteer engineers/craftsmen in the design and making of aids for people with disabilities. We are looking for someone with clerical skills, including the ability to use computer programs such as word, Email and web. The volunteer would work closely with a member of the group...
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Service Support Volunteer
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...
Shoe Volunteer
at Oxfam Ripon
We need someone who knows their Hush Puppy from their Jimmy Choo to sort through our donated shoes, pick out the best quality, clean them and price them appropriately to make an eye-catching display and raise the most money possible. This position may also involve some volunteer on the till.
Shop Assistant - Books Specialist, Music Specialist & Admin.
at British Heart Foundation
Are you passionate about books or music? Would you like to enjoy using your love to help maintain our specialist books and music shops. You will be trained in selection, pricing and sales floor duties. You will be doing the following tasks: sorting, pricing, till work, merchandising, window displays, customer service - handling lovely old books...
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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...
Shop Assistant Volunteer
at Oxfam Ripon
We need confident, reliable people to volunteer on the shop floor, operate the till and be willing to engage with customers in a friendly manner. The role will involve: - Till operation, cash handling - Talking to customers and donors in an open and friendly manner - Asking donors to sign up for Gift Aid - Keeping the shop floor clean and tidy
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Shop Volunteers
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Shop Volunteers needed: Our retail operation relies heavily upon volunteers and provides a vital part of the income of our hospice. Dedicated teams of volunteers in the shops undertake a variety of tasks; not only serving, but sorting, pricing goods and providing information to the public about the work of the hospice. The shops and volunteers are...
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Shop Volunteers in Harrogate
at British Red Cross
Volunteers needed for BRITISH RED CROSS SHOP HARROGATE! Can you spare a few hours during the week or on a Saturday? Then why not join our British Red Cross team of volunteers. You can make new friends, gain valuable volunteer experience, and make a difference in the UK. Are you a fashion fanatic? Would you like to gain an NVQ in Retail or Customer...
Shopping Club Volunteer
at Age UK Knaresborough & District
Age UK Knaresborough and District provides a personalised shopping service for those who have difficulty doing their own shopping. Using own transport the volunteer either shops for the client using a pre-prepared list and delivers to the clients home. Or, the client might want to be escourted to the shops and assisted with their shopping. The...
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, Harrogate
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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Skills 4 Living Volunteer
at Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre
Volunteers are essential to the Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre and without them we could not provide our service. Volunteers are involved in the full range of the Centre's activities which include craftvolunteer, drama, keep fit, music and movement, adult literacy, talks and discussions, makaton, outings and skills for life. IT and basic...
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Sooty Charity Box Collector (Fundraising)
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Make a difference in your local community, by ensuring money donated by the public into our iconic Sooty boxes is collected on a regular basis from local shops, pubs and leisure centres. The sooner these donations are made available for the benefit of blind and partially sighted people the more efficient we can be in the delivery of our services....
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SOP Fundraiser
at Supporting Older People
We have a very friendly, small but dedicated Fundraising Group, which organises events throughout the year, raising funds to help us to maintain our work in the community. The more money we can raise, the more isolated people we can help!
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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.
Speech Support Volunteer
at SpeakWithIT
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...
Sport Relief Harrogate Mile - Event Volunteer/Marshal
at HBC - Department of Development Services
Volunteers will help us to make the Harrogate Sport Relief Mile a memorable occasion. There will be a 1 mile fun run, 3 mile run and 6 mile run - organised around the Valley Gardens. Marshals and event volunteers will be needed to ensure all runners are following the route and are looked after whilst participating.
Date of opportunity: 18 March 2018
Sports and Events Volunteer
at North Yorkshire Sport (NYS)
Do you enjoy being around people and helping at events and activities? North Yorkshire Sport have a number of opportunities that come up throughout the year where we look for volunteers to get involved for example Yorkshire Warrior, the PlusNet Yorkshire Marathon, or weekly sessions helping at a sports club. You can develop new skills and...
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Stock Generation Champion Harrogate
at Scope Helpline
Thinking of new and innovative ways to generate stock to sell in our shops is crucial to our success as a charity retailer. The Great Donate scheme is one initiative within the Retail Department to support this process. The Great Donate exists to encourage businesses to support their local Scope shop with donations, on an ongoing basis or by...
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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 Preparation Volunteer Harrogate
at Scope Helpline
Main purpose of the role is: - Sorting donations of clothes, shoes and accessories into saleable stock and items for recycling. - Preparing stock for sale by hanging, sizing, steaming and labelling each item. - Pricing garments at their full value to generate maximum income by considering the brand, quality, fashion and condition of each item....
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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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Store/ Street Collector
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Cash collections form an important part of the fundraising operations, earning vital cash income for Saint Michael's. We hold regular street collections in addition to collections in supermarkets and shopping centres throughout Harrogate and the surrounding district (Ripon, Wetherby and Boroughbridge). Volunteers usually collect for one or...
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Street Collector
at Charity Events
Volunteers would be given instructions a few weeks prior to the event. I host craft sales which I try to have a charity street collection on the same day. I would need volunteers on a rotational basis to hold the collection boxes. I tend to host events in Harrogate and Otley. Next year I will have an event in Ilkley. - To help Brain Tumour UK...
Studio Technicians/Facilitators
at Orb Community Arts
Our recording studio, rehearsal space and DJ facilities are at the heart of the volunteer Orb does. If you would like to help run this facility and gain experience running recording sessions and facilitating music groups or already have experience using recording desks and outboard gear get in touch. We're also keen to hear from people with...
Sunday Shop Volunteer
at Oxfam Ripon
We would love to get the shop open on Sundays to help raise even more money to lift lives for good. This position needs reliable people who are willing to accept responsibility for running the shop on a Sunday. We need a commitment to volunteer regular Sundays between the hours of 11am & 3pm. - Opening up of shop - Till operation - Sorting of...
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Sunday volunteer
We're looking for someone to help run the shop which is open for four hours on a Sunday. Duties will include, pricing books, staffing the till, taking donations and cashing up.
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Support Volunteer
at Multiple Sclerosis Society Harrogate & District
We are looking to recruit a Support Volunteer for our Harrogate & District Group. You would be helping to 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 an MS Support Volunteer...
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Support Worker For Print Finishing Trainees
at Paperworks (Harrogate)
Could you spend at least one half day per week (9.30 - 1.00 or 2.00 - 4.30) volunteering in a small friendly team supporting people with learning and physical disabilities as they undertake a variety of print-finishing packing tasks such as collating, stapling, folding, envelope stuffing, etc? You can join the group and volunteer side by side with...
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Supporting people with learning disabilities in Literacy Group
at Ripon Community Link
Giving individual support to adults with learning disabilities, within a group setting, under the guidance of the course tutor. No experience required as you will be volunteering under the supervision of the tutor, but you must enjoy helping people, have patience and a good sense of humour. The group meet on a Monday afternoon from 1.30 to 3.30pm...
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Supporting people with learning disabilities with baking
at Ripon Community Link
Giving individual support to adults with learning disabilities, within a group setting, who are learning basic baking skills under the guidance of the member of staff. The group meet on a Friday afternoon from 1.30 - 4.00pm. All volunteers receive a short induction about learning disabilities and the objectives of the organisation before starting...
Swimming Lesson Assistant
at Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
We need water confident people 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 help to build their...
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Tea and coffee maker and server
at Vision Support Harrogate District
Making tea and coffee and serving to visually impaired members, stacking dishwasher afterwards and leaving kitchen tidy.
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...
Toast (community drop in) helper
at Bilton Area Methodist Church
Toast is a drop-in for parents and carers who are on the school run. We rely on volunteers to help with 'Toast' and to socialize with children and families. Can you offer two hours on Monday between 8:30 - 10:30 - we run a rota system so you can chose how often you wish to volunteer. We try to have two volunteers each session so you will...
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/Book Keeper
at Masham Community Office
Do you have Book Keeping experience and want to make a difference to the Masham community? We are looking for a Treasurer. Duties include maintaining a cash book, distributing box-office receipts for events, reporting to Trustees at bi-monthly meetings and assisting with or advising on ad hoc financial matters in the office. At year end the...
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Trustee
at Age UK Knaresborough & District
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...
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Trustee
at North Yorkshire Advocacy
At present North Yorkshire Advocacy (NYA) are looking for the following Trustees to join our existing board members as we continue to move our organisation forward. User Trustee A previous service user of North Yorkshire Advocacy (or previously Hambleton and Richmondshire Advocacy, Craven Advocacy, Selby Advocacy or Harrogate and District...
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Trustee
at The Avalon Group
Award winning charity The Avalon Group is looking for 3 new trustees to bring particular skills and experience to its already diverse and forward thinking Board. Trustees who can drive change, offer audience engagement strategies or have experience with digital transformation (including technology and data security) The Avalon Group is an...
Trustee
at Crossroads Care (Harrogate, Craven and York)
Due to retirement, Crossroads Care Harrogate, Craven & York are seeking enthusiastic and forward-thinking individuals to join the management committee of our local and well-respected Charity. Operating for over 25 years in the local area, Crossroads Care provides a regular short break service for those who care for sick or disabled loved ones...
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 Volunteer
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!
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Visitor / Befriender
at Age UK Knaresborough & District
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...
Visitor Welcome Volunteer at Brimham Rocks
at National Trust - Brimham Rocks
Visitors look for a friendly face after their journey & our Welcome Volunteers are great at making people feel at home pointing them in the right direction in a helpful and friendly manner. What's involved? Being the first person visitors will meet on arrival and the last person they will see on their way out – being a real meeter greeter...
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 Cook for Progress@Foundation
at Foundation Harrogate
A rewarding volunteer cook in Harrogate with a local housing charity. • Once a week each Thursday hours approx. 11-2 • Small group up to 12 max 20 • Coming up with affordable recipes and ideas • Demonstrating/showing/interaction with basic meal preparation • Can claim for travelling expenses once volunteering process is checked and approved •...
Volunteer Counsellor
at Talking Spaces Counselling and Support Service
Volunteer Counsellor - Saint Michael's Hospice is now running local counselling and support service Talking Spaces, which operates alongside our Just 'B' Bereavement Service at Burton House. Through volunteering your time at Talking Spaces you are supporting those in our community who have emotional, psychological, and/or mental...
Webmaster/Internet Developers
at Orb Community Arts
Do you have the skills to design, manage or maintain an active web-site and help us maximise the potential of our online presence? Orb's webpage is constantly in need of updating and developing to reflect the depth and breadth of our facilities, promote our services and provide a public space in which to showcase the volunteer done by our...
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...
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Weekend Furniture Sales Volunteers
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Do you have interest in furniture or maybe you're just looking for somewhere different to volunteer. If so, you may be interested in the opportunities we currently have at our furniture store, House and Home on Ripon Road. In particular we are looking for Weekend Furniture Sales Volunteers to join the retail team on either a Saturday or...
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 Set-up Volunteer
at Dementia Forward
We are looking for volunteers to help set up the room for our Wellbeing Café which takes place every Tuesday afternoon in Harrogate. The role involves moving tables and chairs and setting them up in the hall, and would suit someone who has limited time to give, but wants to do something to help their community.
Wellbeing Volunteers
at Dementia Forward
There are various opportunities for volunteers at our new hub in the village of Burton Leonard. Roles include serving refreshments, joining in with activities such as singing or arts and crafts, gardening, baking and generally providing a welcome smile and a listening ear to everyone who visits the building.
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 Ambassador
at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Our habitats for wildlife in Yorkshire are diverse, though many species face threats from many things including development and intensive agriculture. We’re working hard to ensure nature stands a chance. We do this in many ways from frontline conservation work, campaigning and lobbying for change. One of our strongest lobbying tools is our amazing...
Wildlife Event Volunteer
at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Nature is amazing and we want to tell everyone! Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is creating a county rich in wildlife and we want passionate, creative volunteers to help assist in running fun nature themed drop in events on nature reserves across Yorkshire. If you take delight in sharing your passion and seeing the wonder of nature ignite the imagination...
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.
Workhouse Visitor Host
at Ripon Museums Trust
Ripon Museum Trust have recently taken on a new part of the Workhouse site including the Master's house, inmates dining room, schoolroom. we need volunteers to help show case this to our visitors. The role will include: · A combination of walking around the rooms or sitting in the entrance welcoming visitors (flexible to what suits...
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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 Helper
at Bilton Area Methodist Church
Do you enjoy volunteering with young people - helping with a busy youth club can be rewarding and make a real difference. Our 'Ultimate' Youth Club relies on volunteers to help with youth club and to socialize with members. Helpers will help with setting up i.e. Xbox, Wii, serving tuck shop, tidying, as well as making our young people...
Youth Club Team Leader
at Bilton Area Methodist Church
Do you enjoy volunteering with young people - helping with a busy youth club can be rewarding and make a real difference. Our 'Ultimate' Youth Club relies on volunteers to help with youth club and to socialize with members. A team leader will lead and plan sessions. Organise team and liaise with coordinator and church leadership team....
Youth Club volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Boroughbridge Youth Club is looking for an enthusiastic person who would like to work with young people aged 8 -14 years. The club runs every Wednesday 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 club.
Date of opportunity: 9 December 2016
Youth club volunteer
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 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 Support Volunteer
at Ripon Youth Cafe
Do you enjoy volunteering with young people? Volunteers are needed every Wednesday evening during term times from 7-9 to help at our Drop In sessions for young people (13-18) in Ripon. We offer a variety of activities including snooker, Wii, Nintendo and even fishing! Your role would be to enable the young people to enjoy the session and get the...
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 and 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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Canal Camp Volunteers
at Waterway Recovery Group
Waterway Recovery Group has supported restoration of derelict inland waterways by co-ordinating volunteers and providing expertise and equipment since its formation in 1970. WRG organises weekend restoration events and week long Canal Camps on the inland waterways throughout Great Britain. WRG is dedicated to restoring the industrial heritage and...
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Case Worker
at Royal Airforce Association - Ripon & District (RAFA)
The RAF Association, the charity which supports the RAF family is looking for caring people to join its team of trained dependants. A case volunteer is someone who carries out welfare volunteer for the RAF Association. Welfare volunteer is about making a visit and listening to an individual and assessing their needs to find out how the Association...
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Chairperson
at Oatlands Pre-School & Community Centre
A valuable opportunity to make a difference for pre-school children in a long standing, friendly, charitable local community setting. General responsibilities of the volunteer chairperson are to: Chair Committee Meetings and AGM Act as Spokesperson for Oatlands Pre-School Make essential emergency decisions Involved in Recruitment and liaising with...
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Charitable Collector
To carry out voluntary charitable collections at various locations throughout the year. To ensure effective communication with fellow voluntary collectors and Head office staff. To raise awareness of Leukaemia CARE's volunteer and services by communicating effectively with the general public.
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Collection Box Co-ordinator
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Coordinators place our iconic boxes locally as part of their daily life and every few months tally up the funds before paying them in to Guide Dogs You'll develop relationships with your local shops, businesses and other groups, tell them about Guide Dogs and persuade them to host one of our boxes. Coordinators place our iconic boxes locally...
Collection Box Co-Ordinator
at ActionAid UK
You will be placing and emptying collection tins in your local community, including shops, local businesses and community centres. This is to be carried out in the month of October to coincide with ActionAid's Yorkshire campaign taking place at this time. You will be required to obtain the permission of premise holders to take a collection...
Community Engagement Volunteer
at North Yorkshire Rotters
Are you interested in protecting the environment? Do you have a passion for community involvement and enjoy attending events, volunteer shops and talks? If so volunteering with the North Yorkshire Rotters could be for you! The North Yorkshire Rotters are volunteers that help their community to learn about ways to reduce waste and also save money...
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...
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...
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
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...
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Education Officer
at RSPCA (York, Harrogate & District)
The Education Officers will be visiting local primary schools or other groups such as guides and scouts to deliver a lesson on animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.
Event Support
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Volunteers support events, both those organised by Saint Michael's, and by our supporters in the community. This role is flexible and dates when support is required will be made available to volunteers in advance, allowing them to identify convenient dates. Key Tasks: Serving and supporting the sale of refreshments Manning raffle stands,...
Events Assistant
at RSPCA (York, Harrogate & District)
The Events Assistant will help with the planning and execution of a variety of fundraising events from supermarket bag packs to dog shows.
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,...
Explorer Scout Leaders
at Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts
Explorer Scout Leaders - the purpose of the role is to lead the Explorer Scout section of the Scout Group to ensure it runs effectively. Scouting has exciting opportunities for volunteers in the Harrogate and Nidderdale District. Scouting is the UK's largest mixed youth organisation with more than 450,000 members in the UK and more across the...
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 / Awareness Raising
at IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services)
Volunteering within a team, attending fundraising events; (e.g. bucket collections, supermarket bag packing, sponsored activities) Delivering leaflets and information to Community areas, such as GP Surgeries, Dentists, CAB Centres, Local Council Offices, Housing Agencies. Following an informal meeting with our work Co-ordinator, you will be...
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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...
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Fundraising Group Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
This role is ideal for those wanting to play an active and instrumental role in fundraising for Saint Michael's. Saint Michael's Fundraising Groups raise funds and awareness for Saint Michael's on a continual basis within their own communities. They organise a wide range of fundraising events from cake stalls to dances. A volunteer...
Fundraising Volunteer
at RSPCA (York, Harrogate & District)
Do you care about the welfare of animals and want to help them? We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with fundraising events, which could be anything from a dog walk, running a marathon, to a town centre collection. Even with limited time you could help in all sorts of ways. Also, fundraising is not just about flag days and...
Group Scout Leader
at Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts
Group Scout Leader - the purpose of the role is to manage and support the Scout Group and its Leaders to ensure it runs effectively and that Scouting within the Group develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. Scouting has exciting opportunities for volunteers in the Harrogate and Nidderdale District. Scouting is...
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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...
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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Local Community Network Volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Do you enjoy being part of your local community, knowing what's going on in your area and getting out and about to meet people? We need volunteers who enjoy being in the thick of things. Can you help us as we raise funds to support blind and partially sighted people in your area and throughout the UK. This role will require you, one day per...
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Local Fundraising Group Chair Leader
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Do you have the leadership skills to draw a team together, to organise events and activities that will raise awareness and funds to make a difference to the lives of blind and partially sighted children and adults? We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to lead Fundraising Groups and who have the flair to put fun into fundraising. You will...
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Local Fundraising Group Event Co-ordinator
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Are you confident and organised with the talent and skills to help oversee and co-ordinate activities and events? We need a good team player who will be an integral part of a friendly and vibrant team of people, full of ideas to ensure the success of community fundraising events to help us support blind and partially sighted children and adults....
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Local Fundraising Group Helper or Member
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Do you want to be part of a friendly and vibrant team, full of ideas and volunteering together to help support blind and partially sighted children and adults. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join a Fundraising Group in your local area organise a wide variety of events and to raise awareness. You will learn new skills, meet new...
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Local Fundraising Group Organiser or Secretary
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Are you reliable and innovative with good organisational and admin skills? If you love meeting new people, organising events and publicity we need you to join and support one of our Fundraising Groups. We can offer you the chance of being part of a team that raises funds to help and support blind and partially sighted children and and adults....
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Lottery Sales Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
Through volunteering your time at Saint Michael’s you are supporting those in our community who are experiencing terminal illness or bereavement. Volunteers are integral to the work of Saint Michael’s and we would love to welcome you to our team. About the role: Saint Michael’s serves a population of nearly 160,000 people living across the...
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Marie Curie Ambassador
at Marie Curie Cancer Care
We know that, while many people have heard about Marie Curie, they don’t always know what we do and how we help. And that’s why we need your help. To tell people our story and inspire them to support us so we can continue to do more for more people living with a terminal illness. If you are a confident public speaker with a passion for raising...
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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 volunteers who want to make a real difference to blind and partially sighted people in Harrogate and Knaresborough. Volunteers will provide a valuable sighted guiding service which will reduce isolation and increase the independence of visually impaired people. Volunteers will spend a few hours a week for...
Offenders- Volunteer Mentor for HLNY (North Yorkshire)
at SOVA
Sova are looking to recruit and train volunteer mentors in North Yorkshire to support adult male offenders (service users). We support service users to develop the skills and confidence to take control of their lives and develop their full potential. The HLNY Mentoring Project works to enable service users to identify and build on their existing...
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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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Public Speaker
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Could you be the voice of our Talking Books campaign? Are you a confident public speaker, able to talk to a variety of audiences, to represent us at local events, promoting our talking books service? The campaign aims to raise £1 million to fund 400 new books. Could you engage and inspire others to fundraise or donate in order to help end...
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Short Term Supporter for Patients Leaving Hospital
at React - Home from Hospital
To provide short term support to people returning home from hospital in the Harrogate/Knaresborough/Ripon areas. Volunteers visit patients to ensure they are coping adequately. Any concerns can then be addressed in a practical way - for example provision of a lifeline, meals on wheels, help with shopping, collecting prescriptions or light cleaning...
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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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Street and Store Collector
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Can you join us for a couple of hours to raise funds for RNIB in your local community? You can volunteer on a one-off or a regular basis. Street and store collections are a fun and sociable way to help make every day better for people with sight loss.
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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...
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Supporting People taking part in Outdoor Activities
at Open Country
Open Country seeks to enable anyone with any disability or extra support need to access the countryside through the provision of activities and information. Volunteers help with the safe and efficient running of groups and clubs supporting people taking part in outdoor activities. In return we offer you interesting and rewarding days out, a real...
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. Campers will be divided into teams before they arrive based on the age groups of 8-10, 11-13, 13-15 and 15-17. As a Team Mate you will be assigned one of these teams and throughout Camp...
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Therapeutic Care Volunteer
at British Red Cross
You would provide therapeutic care to vulnerable people in hospital or their own homes which may include hand care, hand and arm massage and neck and shoulder massage depending on the client's needs. Clients are seen on a ward with the authority of the nursing staff or on referral from a health care professional or via our Care in the Home...
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Treasurer
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
We are seeking someone who can oversee the financial affairs of Zero Carbon Harrogate, ensure proper financial record keeping and reporting, and to work with the Management Committee to use the financial resources to further our vision and objectives. ​
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Trustee
at Ripon Community Link
Ripon Community Link is based in Ripon and is a leading provider of innovative day support services for people with learning difficulties. We are looking for new trustees to contribute to the strategic vision for an exciting and innovative organisation, who have the skills to support our current and future work. This is a timely opportunity to...
Volunteer Community Fundraisers
Whether you could spare minutes or hours, days or weeks, you could make a meaningful difference to the lives of people affected by blood cancer. Make time matter and join our team as a volunteer. We need people across the country to volunteer as Community Fundraisers for us - be an ambassador for Leukaemia Care! This very flexible role can...
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Working with Ex Offenders
at Re:Shape
Yorkshire, Humberside and Lincolnshire Circles of Support and Accountability (YHLCOSA) is a community response to sexual harm, working in partnership with criminal justice agencies. We aim to reduce the risk of future sexual harm by supporting and holding to account those who have acknowledged their sexually harmful thoughts or potential to offend...