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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...
A Trustee Board Member
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
We are looking for people who live in North Yorkshire, or work in or use the county’s health and social care services, or have a strong interest in the Healthcare Sector, in the organisation and a commitment to equality and diversity, and who can demonstrate some of the competences outlined below. This is the link to our website to the pack...
Abbey Tea Room Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
A visit to Fountains Abbey isn’t complete without enjoying coffee and cake! You’ll help with all aspects of running the bustling Abbe Tea Room, from serving coffee to keeping the tea room clean and tidy. You’ll be on hand to give visitors a warm welcome and exceptional service.
Activity and wellbeing volunteers near Ripon, Knaresborough, Harrogate
at Dementia Forward
This is a fabulous role for anyone who would like to support people with dementia to continue to take part in hobbies and activities. Our hub clubs run on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at our converted chapel in a village just outside Ripon - close to Knaresborough and Boroughbridge. The group take part in various activities including gardening...
Activity Worker and or Buddy
at Ripon YMCA
Role description The role of a volunteer buddy is to: - Provide one to one or small group support to young people to promote their independence and integration into the community - Build safe and trusting relationships with young people to increase their support network and reduce loneliness - Be a positive role model to motivate, inspire and...
Admin & Office Work
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
You'll be working in our busy Harrogate office, often being the first point of contact for carers and vulnerable people in need of support. This is an opportunity to work with many different teams, you'll act as the friendly and welcoming voice that takes referrals, passes on telephone messages and greets visitors into the building....
Administration Volunteer Data Insight
at Saint Michael's Hospice
The Data Administrator Volunteer will be required to input various datasets from one format into another. The information will pertain to patients and requires complete confidentiality. Health services and health care professionals, including palliative care professionals, are increasingly being required to demonstrate that they make a measurable...
Administrator
at 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...
Administrator
at Harrogate Rethink Support Group
The volunteer administrator will help put together our monthly newsletter - collecting information about current mental health issues and typing it out. Also sending the newsletter out via email and post. Will hopefully attend our monthly meetings where they will lay out the room with leaflets and our library. They will get everything ready for...
Ark Ripon Volunteer
at Ark Ripon
Volunteers will be helping in the general running of the club and assisting members who are adults with learning and / or physical disabilities. Activities include various craft activities and games including bingo, 'play your cards right', quizzes, bingo etc. A full annual programme is available. This is an ongoing volunteering...
Artists required
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Artists or people with art skills are invited to join Squigglers Art Club as session volunteers. This new art project is running 3 week taster sessions for children and young people aged 10 - 16 years. We are also looking for 16 - 18 year olds to come along as young leaders and work towards an Arts Award. If you have some art skills and knowledge...
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Arts & Crafts Studio Assistant
at Artizan International
Craft Aid International is a local charity that runs weekly arts and crafts workshops in both Leeds and Harrogate for adults with disabilities. We also run a school outreach programme in Harrogate doing mosaics. Do you love to craft? Have an interest in art projects? Would you like to help differently abled people in your community? Then you would...
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Assistant at Ripon Walled Garden Shop
at Ripon Community Link (RCL) at Ripon Walled Garden & St Wilfrid's Bungalow
Role & Responsibilities: Support the running of the Walled Garden shop to the highest possible standard. Assist in the maintenance of shop stock, and clean and tidy presentation. Help people with learning difficulties to achieve their goals through skill development and practice and purposeful service delivery in our shop. Serve customers and...
Befriender
at Carers' Time Off @ Carers' Resource
Everyone needs some time off once in a while, especially unpaid carers. Could you offer your time to give them a break from their caring role? We need volunteers who can spare some time either weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Our volunteers offer a variety of support; from sitting in with a person, going for walks, visiting a favourite cafe,...
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Befriender
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).
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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-...
Befriender Volunteer - Harrogate Area
at Royal Air Force Association
The Royal Air Forces Association (or RAF Association), is a member-led, registered welfare charity that provides welfare support to Serving and Ex-Serving RAF personnel and their families. The Befriender role is at the heart of the RAF Association’s objectives in delivering welfare support to members of the RAF family requiring it. The aim of the...
Befriender with HELP's Ripon & Rural Wellbeing Service
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Are you good at listening? Do you enjoy a chat? We are looking for empathetic befriending volunteers to provide companionship and a listening ear for older people who may need extra reassurance following a change in health, a recent bereavement or when self-esteem is at a low ebb. Having time to listen to the person can empower them, improve...
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Befrienders Hospice Volunteer Visitors
at Saint Michael's Hospice
The Volunteer Visitor role is in terms of the days/hours volunteers are required. It is likely, however, that you would be asked to commit to around 2-4 hours per week. All volunteers receive full training before they start and get ongoing expert support from the team at Saint Michael's. The Volunteer Visitor service is a befriending service...
Buddy Volunteers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Friendship and enjoying simple social activities are things most of us take for granted. By becoming a buddy for a disabled person you can help them to access enjoyable and enriching activities and opportunities. These might be as simple as going shopping or going to the pub - or it could be finding a job, learning to drive, or go hang-gliding -...
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Campaigns Coordinator - people with sight loss only
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
This role is open to people with sight loss only. Do you want to improve the world for blind and partially sighted people? Are you already part of your local sight loss community? Are there issues small or large which you would like to change? We will support you to plan and take action on issues that matter to you. • Working closely with the RNIB...
Card making class volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting our card making/papercraft class in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their craft skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, help them make cards for their family and friends...
Caring Callers (telephone support) Harrogate and Ripon
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
As part of our Caring Callers Telephone Support Project you will make regular telephone calls to clients which can be a lifeline to those who are lonely or feeling isolated. The regular call is something that clients look forward to and it is a chance for them to talk about their own needs. These sessions may highlight areas of need where Carers...
Carpet bowls volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We require a volunteer to help with our bowling class. The volunteer role would include preparing the room, welcoming and helping our visually impaired members to have a fun morning of carpet bowls. The volunteer must be outgoing, friendly, show an obvious interest in others, and be able to work in a team.
Cash Desk Operator Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Greeting and serving customers - Completing till transactions - Selling badges and raffle tickets - Promoting add on sales Skills gained are: - PC till experience - Customer service skills - Selling skills - Retail experience
Charity Shop Volunteers
at St Gemma's Hospice
Almost two thirds of our volunteers give their time in our chain of 24 charity shops which just couldn’t function without their willing help. The shops are located across the Leeds area so there is bound to be one near you – please take a look at our shops list by visiting www.st-gemma.co.uk/shops. Working alongside the Shop Manager, you’ll become...
Cheque Presentation Representatives
at Yorkshire Air Ambulance
Inspired by the BBC's Helicopter Heroes? Help us to continue providing a rapid-response emergency service throughout Yorkshire. To go on saving lives, we need to raise £9,990 a day to keep both our ambulances maintained and in the air. You will accept donations on behalf of the charity and make a small speech when required. In return you will...
Christmas Market Maker
at Harrogate Christmas Market
Welcoming visitors to the Harrogate Christmas Market and assisting Traders with unloading, stocking and dismantling their displays, including covering for breaks.
Date of opportunity: 13 November 2019
Church Assistant
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Church Assistants open up the world of St Mary’s Church, a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic, and connect visitors with its beauty and significance. They answer visitor queries and offer exceptional service to help them get the most from their visit, giving a warm welcome every time.
Cleaner
at Orb Community Arts
Orb is a busy place used by a growing number of vulnerable 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 we rely significantly on our team of volunteers. If you could spare a couple of hours a week to help us keep the centre clean and...
Cleaner
at Ripon Museums Trust
Why Ripon Museums? As a volunteer cleaner, you will be playing a vital role in helping keep Ripon Museums clean and presentable for our visitors. This is a fantastic opportunity for a volunteer to provide a service for the museums. We are a charitable trust and rely on volunteers to operate. What will I be doing? You will be helping to clean our...
Coffee and Tea Maker
at Vision Support Harrogate District
Making and serving tea and coffee to our visually impaired members clearing away and loading dishwasher. You will be given the option of being involved with the class that you would be serving refreshments to (some volunteers do, some don't, it's a personal choice).
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Collection Box Co-ordinator
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
What does the role involve? · Identifying and placing collecting boxes in suitable locations · Talking to the shop owner, receptionist etc at the location about how the boxes will help Guide Dogs and what we do · Empting boxes every 3-6 months (as they get full) and banking the income through the paying in book provided. Give a receipt and letter...
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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Collections Enquiries Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
As a collections enquiries volunteer you will play a vital role in helping Ripon Museums provide an excellent level of service to our users. We receive enquiries from members of the public about a range of topics – objects in our collections; family and local history; workhouse, police, prison and legal history – and it is important that we...
Committee Members - Youth Clubs
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
We oversee a number of youth clubs and projects in the district and most of them are looking for committee members. Many of our volunteers sit on committees as well as run the face to face sessions. We would like additional volunteers to help on the committees so that the session volunteers can concentrate on planning and resourcing the sessions...
Community Engagement Volunteer
at Disability Action Yorkshire
As a Community Engagement Volunteer you will help us raise awareness of our work and services, to inspire and motivate groups, individuals and other organisations to get involved with and/or support our work. This could involve having one-to-one conversations, giving presentations, attending events with key audiences, as well as distribution of...
Community 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...
Community Event Fundraisers
at Yorkshire Air Ambulance
To help raise money and charity awareness in your local communities by attending and hosting events e.g. local fetes to coffee mornings for family and friends. inspired by BBC's Helicopter Heroes. Help us to continue providing a rapid-response emergency service throughout Yorkshire. To go on saving lives, we need to raise £12,000 a day to...
Community Outreach Representative
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of the role – to extend the reach of Healthwatch North Yorkshire through outreach activities. Assisting the Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator at Access Points and events in the community. Communicating with a wide range of local people discussing health and social care services and provide information/signposting. Promote Healthwatch...
Community supporter
at Family Fund
Family Fund are looking for volunteers across Yorkshire to help spread the word about the work we do supporting families. We are looking for volunteers to support Family Fund in a number of ways, we have lots of opportunities and when, how and where you volunteer is completely flexible to fit around your life. We are looking for parents and carers...
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Compass (Action Towards Inclusion) volunteer
at Foundation York
Supporting a weekly job club (Compass). Every Tuesday morning we hold Compass (previously Employment Support Sessions). This is a group which is led by our key workers and assisted by our volunteers. The group is aimed at giving our participants the opportunity to connect with others facing similar barriers, share experience and knowledge, as well...
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Connect Community Lead - people with sight loss only
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
You can help build a connected community by sharing your particular skills and enthusiasm to reach and inspire other people with sight loss. You will give encouragement, exchange knowledge and information, reach out and connect to those who are isolated; creating enjoyable opportunities that will help us grow in confidence and build public...
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Connect Community Volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Our growing Connect community brings us together as blind and partially sighted people, alongside others who care about us. The Community is where we can enjoy the company of others, give and receive help, share stories and information, get inspired and encourage others. It also helps us to come together to raise public awareness of sight loss and...
Craft class volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting one or both of our craft classes in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their craft skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, chatting and getting to know them and be a...
Craft Workshop Volunteer
at Artizan International
Do you enjoy working with people and making things - then come along to one of our weekly crafts based activity sessions for adults with disabilities / learning differences. 17+ (If circumstances are appropriate someone between 16 - 17 years may be taken on) We hold weekly craft sessions at the following locations. We are particularly keen to...
Customer Information Assistant
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Based at the Visitor Centre you’ll be the first point of contact for visitors arriving at this World Heritage Site. You’ll be on hand to welcome visitors and share information about the estate and “what’s on today” to help them gain the most from their visit
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...
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Data Input Volunteer
at Saint Michael's Hospice
We are looking for someone who is able to input donations onto our supporter database, set up donor records, scan and attach gift aid forms and support with mailings (mail merge and stuffing envelopes).
Digital Support Volunteer
at The Neighbourhood Project CIC
The Neighbourhood Project has secured funding for a digital inclusion project to support people across Craven who lack digital skills. It is open to any resident aged 18 and above. It targets residents in six areas across the district: Bentham, Grassington, Ingleton, Settle, Skipton and Sutton. Volunteers will support people in groups in community...
District Explorer Scout Commissioner
at Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts Association
Be Prepared for Adventure! Scouting has exciting opportunities for volunteers in the Harrogate and Nidderdale District. Purpose of the role of District Explorer Scout Commissioner is to run the Explorer Scout section of Scout Units across the District to ensure they run effectively, planning programmes for young people in the age range 14-18. In...
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District Secretary
at Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts Association
Harrogate and District Scouts Secretary, the role will mainly involve collating documents for the committee meetings and distributing by email to the committee members. In addition there will be minute taking at our Executive Meetings (6 per year + Annual General Meeting). Other responsibilities may include general correspondence and circulation...
DIY Volunteers
at Ripon YMCA
Ripon YMCA is a vital independent charity supporting local young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. We help them develop independence and move on with their lives. We are setting up a new volunteer group to help with various DIY, repair and decorating jobs around the YMCA. We aim to provide our tenants with good quality accommodation...
Dog Walking Volunteer
at The Light of the World Trust
We are looking for a volunteer dog walker to walk a service user's two lovely border terriers.
Driver
at Supporting Older People
Transport is a major problem for people who are not as mobile as they used to be, and we are seeking to increase our pool of volunteer drivers, who will bring people to our activities and events and take them home safely afterwards. Drivers help out once or twice per month, and without this service many of our older clients would be housebound,...
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.
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Events Manager
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate is a voluntary organisation working to effect change across the district so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. We are seeking an Events Manager to co-ordinate our public events programme. The role will include: - Developing an annual programme of approximately bi-monthly events - Attending and liaising...
Events Organiser
at Artizan 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,...
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Exercise After Stroke - Volunteer
at HBC - Culture, Tourism & Sport
The class aims to improve physical capability, strength balance and coordination and confidence in people who have had a stroke through specific exercises delivered with a trained instructor in a fun session. The class is led by a fully qualified instructor who will guide and supervise the volunteer. There are also Harrogate Borough Council...
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External Hire Assistant Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
As a volunteer caretaker, you will be playing a vital role in helping Ripon Museums operate an external room booking hire system to help raise vital income for the Trust, which will help to preserve this important part of our heritage. This is a fantastic opportunity for a volunteer to develop a new service for the museums, connect with the local...
Date of opportunity: 14 December 2018
Fabulous opportunity for anyone who loves to drive
at Dementia Forward
We are looking for volunteers to drive our minibus. If you enjoy driving and could spare a few hours a month to help people access our services, this could be the role for you. The journeys will be to and from our hub in Burton Leonard, collecting people from Harrogate, Knaresborough and Ripon. Drivers will be supported on the journeys by a...
Fair Trade ambassador and member of shop staff
at Harrogate Fairtrade
Are you enthusiastic about fair trade and playing a part in readjusting the balance of justice in the world? We're looking for volunteers who can offer 2 hours a week to be an in-shop ambassador, staffing the shop and talking to customers about fair trade. You don't need experience in retailing but an interest in and enthusiasm for fair...
Film & Video Makers
at Orb Community Arts
Do you have the skills and experience to use video cameras, edit digital footage and put together short films or video pieces? Orb would like to hear from volunteers interested in making promotional and documentary material for use on our website and beyond and who would be interested in mentoring vulnerable people in the use of film making and...
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.
Friday afternoon entertainers
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We love a bit of entertainment at the Vision Support Centre and we are looking for singers, poets, musicians, speakers, quiz masters, touch talks, demonstrations, and anything else of interest. We are a small group but for some of our members it is the only opportunity they have to get out in the week, so we like to make sure it's worth it...
Fundraiser
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
As a Fundraiser you will assist the local fundraising team in promoting and taking part in a variety of activities to raise money for Guide Dogs. You will have the chance to take part in some or all of the following: - Street collections on 'flag' days - Help on stalls at local events - Take Collection Boxes to local businesses -...
Fundraiser Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Helping to support campaigns - Supporting events in store - Supporting events within the local community - Ideas on new ways of fundraising Skills gained are: - Fundraising experience - Confidence building - volunteering as part of a team
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Fundraising 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 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 Group Coordinator
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Do you love working with people and getting out and about in your local community? Our established and friendly volunteer led fundraising group are looking for a new Coordinator to be the key contact for fundraising in the local community. You will lead the group in their efforts to raise funds and generate awareness of the charity by working with...
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Fundraising/Admin Support
at Changing Faces
We have a variety of volunteering opportunities available in our Sheffield Centre covering the Yorkshire and Humber region. Come and help support our work… Volunteer with our Skin Camouflage Service, either with administration or by training as a Skin Camouflage Practitioner and helping people with a visible difference to apply specialist...
Furniture Repairer / Restorer
at Essential Needs (Community Furniture Store of Harrogate & District)
We are often donated items of furniture that require a little bit of love and attention to detail so that they can be reused by our customers. We require a volunteer to help with a range of tasks from polishing out a scratch to fixing a table leg or wardrobe door and assembling items of furniture. There may also be opportunity to help up cycle...
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Garden Volunteer at Ripon Walled Garden
at Ripon Community Link (RCL) at Ripon Walled Garden & St Wilfrid's Bungalow
We are situated in the walled kitchen garden of the former Bishop of Ripon’s Palace. We provide horticultural training for adults with learning disabilities as well as work experience placements for local secondary schools. *Customer service volunteers are required to staff the new shop. *General volunteers working in the walled garden with...
Gardener
at Wellspring Therapy & Training
Do you have green fingers, and some spare time? Wellspring is a Christian charity in Starbeck, Harrogate which offers counselling to the community. We rely heavily on volunteers for a wide range of positions. We're grateful to have had a volunteer gardener join our team but could still do with some more individuals who may have a vision for...
Gardening Volunteer
at Goldsborough Hall
Our Head Gardener will be guiding any volunteers through the gardening requirements. There will be varied jobs as the 12 acres consists of woodland, herbaceous borders and a 1/4 mile of land. There is also a 1300 sq ft glasshouse growing micro herbs, edible flowers, fruit and vegetables. There is much dead heading and pruning required. All...
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Gardening/Maintenance Volunteer
at Ripon Community House
Ripon Community House are looking for anyone who would like to do a bit of gardening upkeep - weeding, maintaining fencing and/or cutting back our hedge. Also we have nearly 100 windows that could do with some TLC - refurbishing and repainting - any businesses that might like to sponsor a window or two - or lend us some staff, supplies or...
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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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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...
Handyman/woman
at Orb Community Arts
Are you a practical individual with DIY skills? Are you a joiner, electrician or plumber who would like to volunteer for a couple of hours a week or have retired and got time on your hands? Perhaps you could help with our 'to do list' of DIY projects? There is always something that needs doing to maintain our ageing building.
Harrogate Hospital Radio volunteer
at Harrogate Hospital Radio
We would love to welcome you to our team of Request Collectors, On-air Presenters, Fundraiser and Technical Operators etc. Please get in touch . . . Within our existing team of 50+ Volunteers, only around half of these are On-air Presenters, with the remainder taking on a wide variety of voluntary roles including :- • Record Request Collectors (...
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Health and Safety
at Harrogate Hub Community Cafe
We need someone who could help us by looking through our building, advising on health and safety issues, practical things we need to ensure in place, and checking our policies are in order. We are a drop-in in the middle of town with three floors, and just aware we need to get on top of this.
HELP Driving Force volunteer driver
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Do you like getting out and about? Could you help others to get out too? Our voluntary car driver service provides a lifeline to people unable to use public transport due to mobility, disability or location. We help people in Harrogate, Knaresborough and the surrounding villages to get to: - Medical and dental appointments - Day centres and...
HELP Fundraiser
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
Do you want to help make a difference to the lives of older and vulnerable people living independently? Do you have lots of enthusiasm and ideas for raising funds? We are looking for people to join our fundraising committee to help us raise funds to enable us to continue offering our services to people in the Harrogate District. Volunteers are...
Home Library Service - Selection volunteer (Harrogate)
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
The Home Library Service delivers books and audio books to people who find it difficult to visit their local Library in person. We need volunteers to work alongside staff to choose appropriate books/audio books for people who use the service - based on the information they have given us - and to pack them ready for delivery. Existing volunteers...
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...
IT Support Volunteer - Ripon Library
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
We are looking for a volunteer wanting to share their computer knowledge and skills to help those who are less confident. We need volunteers who are familiar with tablets, iPads & smartphones to help people use the internet, send emails, download eBooks etc.
IT Tutor
at Orb Community Arts
Orb has an IT suite which provides access to the internet for our service users who have varying degrees of computer literacy. We are therefore looking to recruit volunteers who have a broad range of IT skills and / or Smart and iPhone skills. The assistance you provide will range from the very basic (how to switch the computer on) through to ECDL...
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Kitchen assistant for lunch club
at Ripon Salvation Army
Kitchen assistants work with the cook to produce a nutritious 2 course meal for up to 50 people. Duties include - vegetable preparation, setting tables, washing up, serving food and drinks and making the clients welcome.
Knaresborian Trustees Needed
at Chain Lane Community Hub
We are a busy local venue in Knaresborough with 4 lovely function rooms, used for weekly groups and one-off events and meetings. We are in need of Trustees with experience in Finance or Accounting and are especially interested in applicants with relevant specialist skills or training, such as Building Maintenance, Fundraising, IT ... We also...
Knitting class volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting our knitting classes in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their knitting skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, providing help picking up dropped stitches, chatting and...
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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Learning Team Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
We are an ambitious team with learning at the heart of all we do working with the community. Our shared mission is: “To enrich the lives of all who experience and are inspired by our historic law and order sites and collections so that they gain insights into, and are provoked into thinking about, how the treatment of offended and the relief of...
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Library Helper
at Boroughbridge Area Community Library Association (BACLA)
You will be joining our friendly Monday team (3 other people) in the library and will become part of our larger body of around 30 volunteers. You will have the opportunity to meet and chat with customers and assist them in borrowing, returning and requesting books; have the satisfaction of shelving and tidying books and finding books that have...
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Library Volunteer - Ripon Library
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
Help the public to have a positive experience every time they visit Ripon Library. Help to promote reading for pleasure as well as helping to answer enquiries and help people to get online as well as planning and delivering library events and activities.
Life Skills and Employability Volunteers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Could you support us to provide new learning and employability and/or life skills opportunities for disabled people to help boost their independence and achieve their goals? Life Skills and Employability Volunteers can play a central role in learners’ progress by providing one-to-one support, but you will also be offered opportunities to support...
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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...
Marketing Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
This is an interesting and exciting opportunity to work with our Marketing and Development Manager as we seek to increase and diversify our number of visitors. We do have a marketing plan, which builds on our excellent reputation, but we now need help to implement it! This is an ideal opportunity to develop marketing skills and experience to add...
Masham Community Volunteer
at Mashamshire Community Office
We could not survive without the time and energy of our volunteers but we always need more. We need admin help, helping at the front desk with tourists, residents, selling tickets for local Town Hall events, publicising the Blue Light Gallery, selling merchandise and maps, assisting with the public use computers and promoting the Masham Liftshare...
Matchday Experience Volunteer - Season 2019 / 20
at Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation
New opportunities for volunteers to help on our matchdays in 2019 / 2020 To help to deliver our match day experiences for children, young people and guests. The role will involve maximising the enjoyment and excitement of a match day; helping us carry out important functions and growing fan engagement. This may involve assisting in the co-...
Matchday Programme Seller 19/20
at Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation
Would you like to help us sell our Matchday programme? You will need to be at the ground two hours before kick off, be enthusiastic and trustworthy. We would expect our sellers to be friendly and welcoming, giving a great first impression to home and away fans. Sellers will receive volunteer expenses and be able to stay after selling finishes...
Media / Communications Volunteer
at Orb Community Arts
Could you promote the exciting and creative volunteer that happens at Orb to the world at large? Whether updating our blog, website, facebook and twitter page, putting together our regular newsletter, writing articles, dealing with the local press and media or exploring ways of promoting Orb, we need media savvy people able to raise and maintain...
Meeting & Network Representatives
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of the role To attend and represent Healthwatch North Yorkshire at meetings and network groups. Provide updates and contribute to discussions in meetings. Report back to Healthwatch with any important topics or key areas of interest we should know about. Key Activities • To attend meeting/network groups in or around North Yorkshire. •...
Mill Assistant
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Mill Assistants take an active role in conserving the Mill, from sharing its story with visitors to maintaining machinery and conservation cleaning. You’ll work alongside a team of General Assistants and caretakers to keep the mill looking great, running smoothly and intriguing visitors from all over the world.
Minibus Driver
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal is a large estate and we offer a regular minibus service to help visitors access the three entrances and St Mary’s church. Working to a timetable you’ll be collecting visitors from each entrance point and dropping them at various locations. The minibus service is especially useful to those who find walking...
Musicians
at Orb Community Arts
A lot of creativity goes on in Orb's music facilities, whether it's bands rehearsing, individual music lessons, drum clinics or DJ sets. Whatever your talent, be that as a vocalist, rapper, DJ, guitarist, keyboard player or on another instrument, we'd love you to volunteer. If you can teach or mentor vulnerable individuals in your...
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My Guide Volunteer
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Guide Dogs for the Blind are looking for sociable and friendly people in North Yorkshire to be a guiding arm and eyes for someone with sight loss, so they can get out into the local community doing a range of activities as part of our My Guide service.
Mystery Shopper
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of the role – to conduct mystery shopping exercises within local community health services such as pharmacies and opticians. Gather information in order to develop mini reports which will include findings and recommendations that can be given to service providers. Key Activities - Visit local community health services in North Yorkshire -...
Observer Enter & View
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of role – the law allows ‘authorised representatives’ of Healthwatch North Yorkshire to enter, view and observe health and social care services. The Enter and View function applies to health services for adults and children and social care for adults. Key activities - To organise, conduct and report on Enter and View activities - Keep up...
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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Partner in Cafe
at Gracious Street Methodist Church
Vibrant community cafe looking for like-minded partners to develop the café in Church. The Bridge is set under a beautiful glass ceiling (atrium) with a public car park at our doorstep and walking distance into the town centre. We want to offer more to the local community and are interested in any ideas/help from people who like to cook, serve and...
Patient Assessor – PLACE
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Become a patient assessor The Department of Health and NHS England recommend that hospitals undertake an annual assessment of the quality of their non-clinical services and buildings; these assessments are called patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE).
Peer Mentor volunteer
at Foundation York
We are currently looking at recruiting volunteers for a peer mentoring scheme that we are starting to run for our young people on the North Yorkshire Young People's Pathway. We would like to match peer mentors with the young people in our hostel to provide support with attending appointments, completing forms and attending group sessions...
Pottery Class Volunteer
at Vision Support Harrogate District
This role involves supporting our pottery class in our Centre, giving opportunities for visually impaired people to develop and utilize their craft skills, socialize and enjoy themselves. You will assist them in their chosen activity, encouraging their ideas whilst not taking over, chatting and getting to know them and be a friendly presence that...
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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...
Public Speakers
at Yorkshire Air Ambulance
To help raise awareness of the charity and to give an insight in to what it takes to keep this vital service flying we attend over 500 talks a year to groups, clubs and organisations. The talks we attend can vary from five minutes to an hour long and we train our volunteers to be equipped with the right information and to be adaptable to suit the...
Puppy Walker
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
As a Puppy Walker you will be providing the puppy with a vital foundation for its future role as a guide dog with a blind or partially-sighted person. This is a full-time volunteering role as the puppy will live with the volunteer from the age of 6-7 weeks to approximately 12-15 months. What does the role involve? - Feeding, training and...
Radio Presenters
at Orchard Care Homes
We are looking for volunteers of any age to help us produce pre-recorded, thirty minute radio shows for Orchard Care Radio, a new radio station aimed to engage and interact with residents in the Group’s homes. The equipment in our small studio in Harrogate is easy to use, and our friendly members of staff will support you to create and develop...
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Raffle Ticket Administrator
at Saint Michael's Hospice
We are looking for a volunteer who can input information from raffle ticket purchases onto our database. They will also need to ensure the database balances with finance and maintain the master raffle ticket spreadsheet.
Report & Research Writer
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of role – to support the Healthwatch Team to deliver robust, valid and reliable research reports and to ensure that strong evidence and research influences the organisation’s priorities and actions. Key activities - To observe the Volunteers Code of Conduct - Assist in producing both written and oral briefs for Healthwatch, based on...
Resurrected Bites Cafe Cook
at St Marks Church
The Resurrected Bites Cafe opened in January 2018 and has been very busy ever since. We are not an ordinary cafe though as we intercept food "waste" from shops and wholesalers and turn it into delicious, nutritious meals. The cafe runs on a pay as you feel basis which means that everyone can afford to go out for a meal. We have big...
Resurrected Bites Cafe Volunteer
at St Marks Church
The Resurrected Bites Cafe opened in January 2018 and has been very busy ever since. We are not an ordinary cafe though as we intercept food "waste" from shops and wholesalers and turn it into delicious, nutritious meals. The cafe runs on a pay as you feel basis which means that everyone can afford to go out for a meal. We have big...
Ripon Activity Project (RAP) Volunteer
at Ripon Activity Project (RAP)
Would you like to support an organisation that provides a valuable service for people with disabilities? Ripon Activity Project (RAP) is looking for new Volunteers. 'RAP is a fun organisation which provides a varied programme of leisure, recreational and craft activities for adults with learning and/ or physical disabilities from Ripon and...
Ripon Youth Cafe weekly helper needed
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
The youth café needs a weekly helper to support Claire who plans the sessions and provides the resources. Your role would be to help run the session, supporting the young people to prepare the ingredients and making the dish of the week.
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Sales Floor Assistant Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Meeting and greeting customers - Accepting donated stock and introducing gift aid - Stock rotation - Security - Merchandising displays - Housekeeping Skills gained: - Customer service skills - Selling skills - Retail experience - Team working
School and Group Visit Coordinator Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
We are seeking a volunteer to support our Learning Team to ensure the smooth delivery of our school and group visits. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to our programme using your excellent organisation, administration and communication skills, having fun and learning too! Working across our 3 museums with an experienced...
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School Governor
at Springwater School
We are looking for employees or leaders from local businesses in Harrogate and the surrounding area to volunteer as a school governors at Springwater School in Starbeck. Springwater is a Special Educational Needs School with 70+ pupils aged between 2 and 19 years old. The school was judged Outstanding by Ofsted in 2015. The Governing Board ensure...
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Secretary
at Zero Carbon Harrogate
Zero Carbon Harrogate is a voluntary organisation working to effect change across the district so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. We are seeking a Secretary for our Management Committee to assist the Chair in the smooth running of meetings. The role will include: - Preparing and circulating agendas, and accompanying papers...
Secretary for Harrogate Affordable Homes Community Land Trust
at Harrogate Affordable Homes
Harrogate Affordable Homes CLT is a community-led housing group whose aim is to deliver truly affordable housing to people with a local connection. We are doing this by building energy-efficient homes that will be affordable now and for future generations. We envisage building a development of mixed housing that focuses on design, quality,...
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Shop Assistant Harrogate
at Scope Helpline
Main purpose of the role is: To increase volumes of donated goods and generate income for Scope Range of tasks to be carried out: - Talking to customers and making them feel welcome in the shop. - Advising and helping people as they make purchases. - Operating the till and dealing with various methods of payment. - Answering customer enquiries...
Shop Assistant Ripon
at Scope Helpline
Scope are looking for volunteer shop assistants. The role is to fit in with time that you can give, we are open 7 days a week. The role involves talking to customers, advising on their purchases, operating tills and various methods of payment, answering customer queries and keeping an eye on the security of the goods. Everyone starts with a couple...
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Shop Volunteer (Harrogate)
at Cancer Research UK
Are you the face of Cancer Research UK fundraising? Our shop volunteers are the first point of contact for customers when they enter our shops. You will be a welcome greeting for all customers, aiding and ultimately helping increase donations. You will provide invaluable help through the running of the shop, keeping it stocked and attractively...
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Shop Volunteer (Ripon)
at Cancer Research UK
Are you the face of Cancer Research UK fundraising? Our shop volunteers are the first point of contact for customers when they enter our shops. You will be a welcome greeting for all customers aiding and ultimately helping increase donations. You will provide invaluable help through the running of the shop, keeping it stocked and attractively...
Singing Group Volunteer to join our Harrogate team
at Dementia Forward
Join a happy band of volunteers at our Harrogate singing group for people living with dementia and their carers. Volunteers get the hall ready for the group, welcome people, hand out singing books, serve refreshments and join in with the singing - if they want to! It's a wonderful opportunity to do something for the community, meet people and...
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Social Activities Volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Are you friendly and outgoing? We need you to help out with activities and outings for our blind and partially sighted residents. Activities could include quizzes, bingo, music, crosswords, a social outing or simply having a chat and helping with basic tasks such as reading. What will you be doing? Having a chat and providing company, Assisting...
Social group volunteer
at Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP)
We organise a range of craft and social groups to help our clients remain connected with their communities. At our groups, there is plenty of opportunity to participate, chat, meet new people and have a giggle. We are in need of volunteers to help out at our groups. Typically, you would help meet and greet clients, lend a listening ear and help...
Social Media Volunteer
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Purpose of role - Engage with local people via social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite - Provide assistance in updating social media platforms with interactive and interesting posts to increase followers and maintain existing followers - Promote Healthwatch North Yorkshire and activities through social media to extend the...
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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...
Speech Support Worker
at Speak With IT
With kindness and compassion the volunteer will support individuals dealing with communication problems caused by Aphasia to regain or improve their speech, communication skills and confidence. They will provide 1-to-1 coaching to patients in using specialist Speech and Language therapy software programmes. Volunteers will visit clients at their...
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Stock Generator - Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: - Helping to deliver our customer service promise - Contacting local businesses - Contacting previous donors - Sourcing book bank/bin locations Skills gained are: - Telephone skills - Selling skills - Stock donation experience - Confidence in approaching customers
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Stock Processor- Beulah Street
at British Heart Foundation
This role involves: Quality check of donated stock, Tagging, hanging and sizing garments, Steaming hanging stock, Preparing stock for sales floor Skills gained; Stock preparation, Meeting people, Team working.
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Strong and Steady exercise class volunteer
at HBC - Culture, Tourism & Sport
A volunteer is needed to assist a trained instructor at a once a week session at Ripon Leisure Centre. The volunteer will be needed to assist in a class that aims to improve/maintain physical capability, strength, balance and coordination and confidence for people living with Parkinson's Disease or other neurological conditions such as brain...
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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...
Swanley Grange Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Swanley Grange was a medieval mini-farm, and it’s time to bring it back to life. Looking after the day-to-day maintenance of the Grange, Swanley Grange volunteers are a big part of the visitor experience, as well as having a great experience themselves. The role will include: Welcoming and engaging with visitors; Maintaining a vegetable garden;...
Swimming Lesson Assistant
at Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
We need water confident people over the age of 16 who can assist in the teaching of swimming to disabled children. We are looking for volunteers to commit to one hour a week. The children vary in age from 4 to 18 years of age and have a range of different needs. Some of the children need help to maintain concentration, others just need someone to...
Tandem Club Volunteers
at Open Country
We run tandem clubs for people with disabilities and need volunteers to pilot the bikes. Our clubs are in Wetherby (Mondays), Harrogate (Tuesdays), York (Tuesdays) and Ripon (Thursdays). Our stokers have visual impairments and/or learning disabilities. Wherever we go, we have fun - and get fit at the same time!
Telephone Befriender
at Vision Support Harrogate District
You will make regular contact with a visually impaired person to talk to them about how they are feeling and what is going on in their life. You will be a good listener, have an interest in other people and be able to demonstrate empathy to someone who is visually impaired. As well as knowing when to listen, you will be happy to share details of...
Tin Collection Volunteer
at Yorkshire Air Ambulance
With a large number of collection boxes and information points across the area in shops, pubs and public buildings, we can not possibly manage them ourselves. You would be registered to some collection boxes and information points in your area. When we receive a call from the owner or manager of the premises, we will then ring you to ask you to...
Date of opportunity: 6 June 2019
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...
Transcription Volunteer
at Ripon Museums Trust
As a transcription volunteer you will play a vital role in helping Ripon Museums uncover the stories hidden in our collections. Our document archive is a treasure trove of information but we currently have little idea of what is contained in these amazing documents, because none of them are transcribed or summarised. This is a fantastic...
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Treasurer
at Harrogate District of Sanctuary
We are a newly registered charity (Charity Number 1183095), first established in 2016 to provide a welcoming environment for refugees and asylum seekers. This is an exciting opportunity for a volunteer to take on the role of Treasurer. Current committee members have been undertaking this role but now we need someone with a little more experience....
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Treasurer
at Harrogate Rethink Support Group
We need a volunteer to take over from our long standing Treasurer who would like to retire after many years service. It would mean someone overseeing our bank account. Recording all expenditure and receipt of money. Being in charge of spending. Every so many years submitting accounts for audit. Also working with volunteers to raise money by...
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Trustee
at Cliff House Community Support Services
As a trustee you will be a member of a dynamic and forward-looking board of trustees in an organisation with a high reputation for good governance and management. You will be encouraged to take a particular interest in an aspect of the organisation commensurate with both your qualifications and experience, together with your interest. The board...
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Trustee
at Cliff House Community Support Services
As a trustee you will be a member of a dynamic and forward-looking board of trustees in an organisation with a high reputation for good governance and management. You will be encouraged to take a particular interest in an aspect of the organisation commensurate with both your qualifications and experience, together with your interest. The board...
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Trustee
at Cliff House Community Support Services
As a trustee you will be a member of a dynamic and forward-looking board of trustees in an organisation with a high reputation for good governance and management. You will be encouraged to take a particular interest in an aspect of the organisation commensurate with both your qualifications and experience, together with your interest. The board...
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Trustee
at Cliff House Community Support Services
As a trustee you will be a member of a dynamic and forward-looking board of trustees in an organisation with a high reputation for good governance and management. You will be encouraged to take a particular interest in an aspect of the organisation commensurate with both your qualifications and experience, together with your interest. The board...
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Trustee
at Disability Action Yorkshire
We are looking for a trustee to join our Board at a very exciting time for the organisation. As trustee part of your role will be giving strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets. Trustees of Disability Action Yorkshire are also Directors...
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Trustee/ Board Member
at Paperworks (Harrogate)
Paperworks provides pre-vocational training in print finishing for people with a learning or physical disability or mental health problems. Paperworks helps prepare people for employment and integration into the community by providing real volunteer experience in a friendly and supportive environment. Trainees learn basic skills and provide print...
Upcycling Volunteers
at Disability Action Yorkshire
Working with disabled younger people (16+) and adults in our furniture painting and restoration workshop. Enabling them to develop skills in this area as well as having fun learning!
Various Opportunities Available
at Jerry Green Dog Rescue
Here at Jerry Green North Yorkshire we have lots of volunteering available from reception duties to dog walking and fostering, among others. Hours are flexible dependent on your availability. For more information or to apply for a volunteering role please contact the team.
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Visitor / Befriender
at Cliff House Community Support Services
If you would like to befriend or visit an older person in their own home or in nursing or residential care, Cliff House 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...
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Visitor / Befriender
at Cliff House Community Support Services
If you would like to befriend or visit an older person in their own home or in nursing or residential care, Cliff House 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...
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Visitor / Befriender
at Cliff House Community Support Services
If you would like to befriend or visit an older person in their own home or in nursing or residential care, Cliff House 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...
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Visitor / Befriender
at Cliff House Community Support Services
If you would like to befriend or visit an older person in their own home or in nursing or residential care, Cliff House 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...
Visitor Experience Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
This diverse and dynamic role helps visitors to get the most out of their day by engaging with the estate. Whether it’s helping point out creatures in a pond dipping session, walking around the estate and checking the ‘nature stations’, or setting up for events in the abbe and opening for afterhours bike rides, there’s something to suit your...
Visitor Greeter and Gardener
at Norton Conyers
A Norton Conyers volunteer would be getting a wonderful opportunity to help support a hidden treasure of Yorkshire which has a strong historical link to its historic Royal guests and a literary connection with Bronte's Jane Eyre. The walled gardens themselves are beautiful, peaceful and filled with unique plants that give pleasure to expert...
Volunteer at Harrogate's Autumn Flower Show
at Henshaws
Henshaws are delighted to have been selected as the chosen charity at Harrogate's Autumn Flower Show, and are looking for volunteers to help with collections on the following dates and times. Anyone volunteering will receive a free pass to visit the show and will be needed to collect at one of six gates between 2.00 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. on...
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Volunteer Befriender
at Refugee Council
The UK government has committed itself to a Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme (VPRS) whereby people fleeing persecution from Syria and other regions are selected and processed in the region of origin and brought to the UK with their status already determined. Under these schemes a specific quota of refugees will be coming to the UK for...
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Volunteer Hospital Driver
at Nidderdale Voluntary Drivers
Volunteers will transport local people, who are unable to drive or take public transport, to hospitals in Harrogate, York or Leeds.
Volunteer Van Driver / Collection Assistant
at Essential Needs (Community Furniture Store of Harrogate & District)
Our charity furniture store collects donated items of furniture in the Harrogate district. We also deliver items purchased by customers. Our volunteer drivers and assistants work in teams to collect and deliver furniture as well as assist with general warehouse duties. To drive the van you will need to be aged over 25 and have a relevant and...
Weekend Outdoor Activity Volunteers
at Open Country
Volunteers help with the safe and efficient running of groups and clubs supporting disabled adults to take part in countryside activities. In return we offer you interesting and rewarding days out, a real sense of achievement, but essentially fun! You might find yourself pushing a wheelchair, acting as a sighted guide, or just supporting group...
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....
Welcomer/Museum Visitor Experience Volunteer
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...
Wellbeing Cafe Volunteer
at Dementia Forward
If you enjoy meeting people, chatting, playing games or doing crafts why not join our fabulous team of wellbeing volunteers? Our Time Together group for people living with dementia meets on a Tuesday afternoon in Harrogate. It’s a friendly fun group where you will join in with a variety of activities (including crafts, games and table tennis),...
Wellspring Welcomers
at Wellspring Therapy & Training
Wellspring is a Christian charity which offers affordable counselling to the community. As a Wellspring Welcomer you will play a key part in the charity by welcoming clients and providing cover for our counsellors. This is a voluntary position but travel expenses are reimbursed. Welcomers volunteer for a morning, afternoon or evening a week. (...
Wildlife Volunteer
at National Trust - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Wildlife team volunteers engage visitors with wildlife and our cause by delivering a range of wildlife walks and maintaining our family bird hide. They also contribute their skills and expertise to a range of wildlife themed family activities.
Wish Visitor
at Make-A-Wish Foundation UK
We are looking for friendly and reliable volunteers who have great listening skills and experience of working with families and children. You’ll be visiting children who have been referred to us, at a time that suits them - and helping them to unlock their wildest imagination to discover their One True Wish. We need you to be the face of Make-A-...
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Workshop Assistant - Sewing
at Jennyruth Workshops
The workshop Assistant - Sewing role assists our workshop supervisors in supporting adults with learning disabilities to make fabric sewn craft products and to safely use a sewing machine, scissors, iron, pins and other sewing tools and equipment. These products are sold at craft fairs, on our website or may be for a specific order. Induction,...
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Workshop Assistant - woodwork
at Jennyruth Workshops
This role assists our workshop supervisors in supporting adults with learning disabilities to cut out plywood figures on a scroll saw and to make and assemble wooden birdboxes, trugs and other items. These will be sold at craft fairs, on our website or may be a specific order. Full training and support will be given. Volunteers needed Monday pm,...
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Workshop Volunteer
at Henshaws
The Arts and Crafts Centre at Knaresborough run a number of workshops on most weekdays. We are always looking for volunteer assistants within these workshops to help with setting out and tidying away, and supporting the Artworkers. Music Textiles Funky Bags Jewellery Sculpture Pottery Woodworker Paper Horticulture Please come along and give us a...
Workshop Volunteer
at Horticap
Volunteering with Horticap students in the workshop making items for the site, the garden and for sale in the shop. Plenty of opportunity for you to make items to your own designs. Best suited to someone with joinery skills.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance Volunteer
at Yorkshire Air Ambulance
Volunteers provide much needed additional support to the charity by promoting closer working relationships within our local communities, increasing fundraising opportunities, developing new initiatives and also providing valuable skills and experience. Volunteers are an integral part of the team, without help of people such as you we could not...
Date of opportunity: 6 June 2019
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Young Enterprise Business Advisor
at Young Enterprise
Young Enterprise Company Programme inspires students to set up and run their own real company guided by a Young Enterprise Business Advisor. Your enthusiasm, knowledge and real life experiences will enrich the learning for students and help them to understand the world of volunteer and prepare for their futures. You would also share in the...
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Young Volunteers
at Ripon Museums Trust
Ripon Museums Trust has created a new opportunity for young people aged 10 to 18 to get involved with our three museums. The Young Volunteers Club meets for monthly Saturday sessions as well as at other times throughout the year, such as during School Holidays and when we hold special events. We would like the Club to develop and grow around the...
Youth club volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Pannal Youth club is opening in October 2019 and will be 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. With...
Youth club volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
The Kirkby Malzeard youth club is a community run project with support from North Yorkshire Youth. Volunteers are needed to help run the sessions, sit on the committee, help promote the project, come along to help with the sign in register or the tuck shop or to run a specific activity that you enjoy or have skills in. The more volunteers the...
Youth Club volunteer or committee member
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Boroughbridge Youth Club is looking for an enthusiastic person who would like to work with young people in school years 7 to 10 (ages 11 - 15). The club runs every Tuesday during term-time from 6.30 - 8.00pm. Activities include arts & crafts, pool, Xbox and Wii, games and food. Guest speakers and trips out are a regular occurrence at the...
Date of opportunity: 9 December 2016
Youth Club volunteer or committee member
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Melmerby Youth Club is looking for additional volunteers to support this weekly youth club. The sessions run every Tuesday evening during term time and offer a creative and fun program for local children and young people. Activities include arts and crafts, games, food, visiting speakers and trips out.
Youth Group Support
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
This is an opportunity for volunteers to work alongside staff, supporting Young Carers age 7-11 at our Budz Youth group. This takes place at St Johns Church, Bilton, every 2 weeks on Thursdays from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Youth Worker
at Harrogate Borough Council Disability Development
Supporting young disabled people to access a youth club that runs during the school holidays. You'll be working with 10 - 19 year olds with a variety of different needs. We need someone who can encourage, empower and enable our customers to participate in the activities. You might be playing sports, assisting with crafts or just sat having a...
Youthwatch
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Why become a Youthwatch Volunteer? There are so many reasons to volunteer with Youthwatch North Yorkshire, we thought we would list a few of the best ones: 1. To empower young people within health and social care! 2. To develop your skills, understanding, and aspirations! 3. To engage with your community and ensure everybody's needs are being...
Fundraising and Events volunteer
at RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
Did you know that 1.2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss? RNIB currently supports 200,000 people per year, but we need your help to raise funds to reach far more people with our Talking Books, Helpline, specialist advice services, support groups and more. We also need to raise awareness as 50% of sight loss is preventable if...
Date of opportunity: 26 February 2019