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Search volunteering opportunities with over 250 charitable groups from across Harrogate District. Please bear in mind that some roles will have changed during the coronavirus outbreak and the charity listing the opportunity may not have had an opportunity to update the details and may take longer than usual to get back to you.

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A Community Health Connector
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
Help to extend the reach of Healthwatch North Yorkshire through outreach activities. Assist the Volunteer Officer & the Outreach Coordinator at outreach points and events in the community. Communicate with a wide range of local people discussing health & social care services and providing information and signposting. Promote Healthwatch...
A 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...
A Volunteer Finance Trustee
at Dementia Forward
We have a current vacancy for a Trustee on our governing Board. We are a fast growing and much needed service and you would be joining a dynamic and enthusiastic team. We are looking for an individual with a strong financial background, detailed knowledge of Sage software, capable of supervising the regular preparation of monthly management...
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Accountant / Treasurer
at Knaresborough Community Land Trust
ACCOUNTANT / TREASURER Knaresborough Community Land Trust We are seeking an experienced accountant to take up the role of Treasurer for the recently formed Knaresborough Community Land Trust (CLT). Knaresborough CLT was set up to create community-owned affordable housing to benefit those living and working in Knaresborough. This is an exciting...
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...
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....
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 Centre Volunteer
at Henshaws
Here at Henshaws we are always desperate for volunteers to help out with our events and special occasions. We often take art makers and students out and about for collections in the community, for example into supermarkets, and can always use a few extra bodies for an hour or two. On Knaresborough Bed Race day, the Arts and Crafts Centre is a hub...
Befriender
at Carers' Time Off @ Carers' Resource
We need volunteers who can offer 2 to 3 hours a week, a fortnight or even a month to visit or take people out whilst their carer takes a break This could include, chatting, having a coffee, doing crosswords, watching tv, knitting -, going for a walk, a drive, for a swim it is variable on the clients interests.
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...
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 -...
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...
Charity Shop Volunteer - Knaresborough
at Martin House Children's Hospice
You are invited to join the friendly team in our new Knaresborough store. Whether you're a 'people-person' who would enjoy greeting and serving our customers, or you're more suited to a behind-the-scenes role, where you would sort and prepare donations, we'd love to hear from you! There are also opportunities for people...
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...
Children's Activity Volunteer
at HBC - Culture, Tourism & Sport
Children's Activity Volunteer - New Beginnings Peer Support
Coffee and Tea Maker
at Vision Support Harrogate District
Making and serving tea and coffee to our visually impaired members clearing away and loading dishwasher. You will be given the option of being involved with the class that you would be serving refreshments to (some volunteers do, some don't, it's a personal choice).
Collection Box Coordinator
at Disability Action Yorkshire
We are looking for someone to coordinate the delivery and collection of our charity collection boxes...but its a bit more than that! We would love to have more collection boxes out in the local area, not only to bring in much needed funds, but also to get out the message that we are here providing solutions for local disabled people. Nurturing the...
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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 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...
Copains arts et métiers
at Artizan International
We are looking for volunteers interested in arts and crafts (but no skills essential!) to work with differently-able adults on a wide range of craft projects from card making and textiles to mosaic making and painting & printing. Our artisans often need very little guidance with regards to the crafts but thrive on the friendship and social...
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).
Day Care/Lunch Club Volunteer
at Cliff House Community Support Services
Assisting to take coats and settle clients in their seats and offer and serve refreshments and home cooked lunch Lead activities if wished Help clients socialise with others
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...
Disabled Riding Volunteer
at Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group
Volunteers to help children and adults with disabilities to go horse riding. Riding aids their mobility, boosts their confidence and provides them with some much needed fun. The role involves working with other volunteers, relatives and carers, walking alongside the horses to ensure that the riders have a safe and enjoyable experience.
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...
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,...
Fair trade champion and shop assistant
at Harrogate Commerce équitable
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...
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...
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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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/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...
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...
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Habitat Management in Ancient Woodland
at Hawkmoth Wood
Hawkmoth Wood is 12 acres of privately owned Ancient Woodland in a much larger private woodland complex called Brafferton Springs. As part of ongoing development to return the woodland from plantation woodland following planting after WW2 we are now gradually harvesting the coniferous trees and replacing with deciduous trees and shrubs under...
Harrogate Clothes Bank Volunteer
at St Marks Church
We are looking for people to join our friendly team who help people on a low income to find suitable free clothes, toys, bedding and baby equipment and to help with sorting donations. We want to provide our service users with a friendly service. We have all of the clothes sorted and on rails so that they can look at items and choose what they need...
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 (...
Health & Healing Festivals Team Member
at Health & Healing Festivals
- Assisting in the set up of the Hall for Exhibitors - moving chairs to position - directing Exhibitors to their stand - When the Festival is open helping members of the public, applying tyvek bracelets to fee-paying visitors - Directing visitors to the talk rooms
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...
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Home from Hospital Volunteer
at Carers' Resource (Harrogate/Craven/Airedale)
Home from Hospital is offered to all residents of Bradford, Harrogate and Craven and is a service supported by volunteers by offering practical help and support to someone who has just been discharged from hospital. This is a time limited intervention
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...
Home Library Service Unpacking Volunteer - Harrogate
at North Yorkshire County Council - Library Service
The Home Library Service delivers books, audio books, and information to people who find it difficult to visit their local Library in person. We are in need of volunteers to help unpack the books and put them back on the shelves when they have been returned
Horse Riding Volunteer
at Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group
Helping adults and children with disabilities to go horse riding. It aids their mobility, boosts their confidence and provides them with some much needed fun. The role involves working with other volunteers, relatives and carers, principally by walking alongside the horses/ponies during rides to ensure the riders have a safe and enjoyable time.
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HR Team admin support
at Henshaws
Work closely with the HR team to provide administrative support, specifically training admin.
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...
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...
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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...
Library Volunteer
at Mashamshire 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.
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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...
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, marketing and social media promotion, help at the front desk with tourists, residents, selling tickets for local Town Hall events, publicising the Blue Light Gallery, selling merchandise and maps and assisting with the public use...
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...
My Guide
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
My Guide is a great service to increase your own personal skills and to have the opportunity to help people with a visual impairment. Within the role, you are partnered with a visually impaired individual based on similar interests. Amongst yourselves you agree on a activity plan, which you then partake in for a couple of hours once a fortnight....
Mystery Shopper
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
This is an exiting opportunity 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 / communicate with your local community...
Observer - Enter & View
at Healthwatch North Yorkshire
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 to date with...
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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).
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Person to update website/social media
at Vision Support Harrogate District
We are a local independent charity offering lots of free services and activities to people in our District experiencing sight loss. We would like our services to be more accessible to people with sight loss and their families and friends, reaching out to more people, letting them know that we are here to help. While we are busy with our services...
Play and Youth Worker
at Army Welfare Service
Helping to provide fun activities for children and young people from Service families. We run play sessions and youth clubs for children and young people in Killinghall and Ripon.
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,...
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...
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Puppy Walker
at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Puppy walking is a rewarding role and is so important in the development of a future guide dog. Volunteer puppy walkers care for a puppy in their homes for just over a year, getting the future guide dog used to the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Puppy walkers give their puppies a firm foundation for later training and life with a visually...
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...
Reception and Administration Volunteer
at Changing Lives
As a Reception and Administration Volunteer you will be the welcoming face for the service. The main purpose will be to welcome the clients making them feel relaxed and at ease. Part of the role will be supporting the reception staff to help them complete their administration work. This will ultimately encourage and support service users to get...
Resurrected Bites Cafe Volunteer
at Resurrected Bites CIC
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 good quality food "waste" from shops and wholesalers and resurrect 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...
Resurrected Bites Cafe Volunteer
at Resurrected Bites CIC
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 good quality food "waste" from shops, cafes and wholesalers and resurrect 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...
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 good quality food "waste" from shops, cafes and wholesalers and resurrect 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...
Retail volunteer
at National Trust - Brimham Rocks
Making every visitor feel welcome by engaging with them, making connections, talking and listening to visitors. Be able to answer visitors questions about Brimham Rocks. Learning about products on sale to advise visitors. Serving customers and putting sales through the till. Keeping the shop clean and tidy, re-stocking displays and pricing up...
Ripon Canal Volunteer
at Canal And River Trust
We are looking for new people to join the volunteer team at Ripon canal. Under the guidance of Julie, local operative, you will assist in a wide range of environmental and maintenance tasks from managing vegetation to greeting customers on the towpath. No two days will be the same! We are looking for people on Mon-Thurs who like being outdoors 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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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...
Shop volunteer | Knaresborough
at Yorkshire Cancer Research
Whether it’s working front of house welcoming and serving customers, keeping the shop floor tidy and fresh, or organising stock behind the scenes, our volunteers play an essential role in the smooth running of the shop and raising vital funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research.
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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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Shopping Support Service volunteer
at Cliff House Community Support Services
Get shopping list from a frail person and either shop for them or escort them to the shops and take home. Possibly help unpack and put away food items and have a chat and a cuppa perhaps.
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...
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
- 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 reach of...
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 Generation Champion Harrogate
at Ligne d’assistance étendue
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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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...
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
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....
Treasurer - Knaresborough Community Land Trust
at Knaresborough Community Land Trust
We are seeking an experienced accountant to take up the role of Treasurer for the Knaresborough Community Land Trust (CLT), established in 2018. Knaresborough CLT was set up to create community-owned affordable housing to benefit those living and/or working in Knaresborough. This is an exciting time for the CLT as we progress our membership drive...
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Trustee
at 1st Pannal Scout Group
Could you spare 4 evenings a year to help young people in Pannal? As a charity we need trustees to guide the group and ensure correct governance. No experience of either scouting nor being a trustee (training is provided), just an interest in helping young people in Pannal and Harrogate thrive and develop to their best potential. https://members....
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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...
Trustee
at Save Our Babies
Save our Babies is a new organisation that is fundraising to repair brain damage that occurs at, or shortly before birth. We are looking for two trustees to help get this charity off the ground and to get the charity registered. As the charity is brand new you would be involved in a bit of everything to start with. This would include setting out...
Trustees
at The Avalon Group
Respect, Integrity, Learning & Reflection, Working Together and Quality — Are these values you believe in? We do! Trustees — Meetings held in Harrogate (Ref H217) ~ Unremunerated but expenses paid ~ The Avalon Group is an award winning social care charity celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2019. With a turnover of over £11m and 350 staff,...
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...
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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 Host - Harrogate Memories (Social and Sporting Reminiscence)
at Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation
We have an opportunity for volunteers to get involved with our brand new community based programme Harrogate Memories. The main aims of the session are to: encourage social and sporting reminiscence with a group of local people and reduce social isolation and loneliness. We will do this by inviting local people to speak about their passions;...
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...
Walkies and Wellbeing- Volunteer
at HBC - Culture, Tourism & Sport
Do you love dogs and would like to help other people learn about owning a dog and the benefits? This is an opportunity to volunteer at regular sessions with members of the public and their dogs, working alongside the Harrogate Borough Council Development Officer who leads the group and local dog trainer, Pooches Galore . You would be involved in...
Walking Football - Harrogate Town AFC (Various Roles Available)
at Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation
Established in 2019 Harrogate Town AFC Walking Football Club compete in the National Premier League in 50’s and 60’s categories and other Cup Competitions across the North of England. The Club is affiliated to Harrogate Town AFC and uses the facilities at the CNG Stadium to train and play matches. There are also social opportunities to join the...
Welcome Volunteer
at National Trust - Brimham Rocks
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, manning our brand new visitor welcome cabin. Encourage people to pursue self-led activities such as exploring with Tracker Packs, going on walks, geo-cashing, orienteering, 50 Things, spotter sheets, visitor...
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),...
Woodland Tree Tube Removal - Thursday 16th April 2020
at Make It Wild
Tree tube removal in woodland
Woodland Volunteering Activities
at Make It Wild
We offer volunteering opportunities for a variety of woodland maintenance tasks. These include tree tube removal, clearing of Himalayan Balsam, gorse management, seed gathering, construction of leaky dams, bracken control.
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YMCA Board Member
at Ripon YMCA
This is a challenging but rewarding role and Board members are encouraged to be as involved as possible, dependant on their personal commitments and available time. If possible Board members take part in fundraising events in support of the YMCA. - To attend bi monthly meetings - To provide support to a small staff team - To be committed to...
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...
Young Healthwatch
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...
Youth club volunteer
at North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Pannal 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. Without sufficient volunteers the club...
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)
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 Theatre Assistants
at Harrogate Theatre
Harrogate Youth Theatre are looking for reliable, enthusiastic individuals to assist Workshop Leaders running Youth Theatre sessions. This is a voluntary position. You will: • Improve your C.V. with great experience for university, college or teaching applications. • Gain valuable experience of working with young people. • Gain credits enabling...
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,...