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Organisation: General     Date Posted: 20/11/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Leaflet Distributor
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Volunteers are needed to deliver fire safety leaflets and cold call on behalf of local home safety visiting service. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 20/11/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Communications Ambassador
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
This local Hospice exists to ensure people affected by a life limiting illness or the death of a loved one have the care, comfort and support they need. As the only adult Hospice in the Hartlepool and East Durham areas of the UK, our unique range of services make a vital difference to the lives of thousands of families each year. [more...]

Organisation: HBC Adult Education     Date Posted: 04/11/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Chair Person
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Hartlepool Learning and Skills Service project: Waverley Terrace Community Garden is a site which uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities, ill health, disadvantaged, vulnerable or anyone who enjoys being outdoors and giving back to the community.. By providing social and therapeutic horticulture “which is a process of working is with plants to improve physical and psychological health, communication and thinking skills”. We are currently looking for people to support with the running of the Friends of Waverley Terrace Community Garden, including: A Chairperson to play a strategic role in representing the vision and purpose of Waverley Terrace Community Garden. [more...]

Organisation: HBC Adult Education     Date Posted: 04/11/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Secertary
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Hartlepool Learning and Skills Service project: Waverley Terrace Community Garden is a site which uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities, ill health or those who could be disadvantaged or vulnerable. By providing social and therapeutic horticulture “which is a process of working with plants to improve physical and psychological health, communication and thinking skills”. We are currently looking for people to support with the running of the Friends of Waverley Terrace Community Garden.
The role of the secretary is to support the chair by ensuring the board functions smoothly. The secretary may carry out their duties directly or delegate them to a member of staff and ensure that they have been carried out. [more...]

Organisation: HBC Adult Education     Date Posted: 04/11/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Treasurer
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Hartlepool Learning and Skills Service project: Waverley Terrace Community Garden is a site which uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities, ill health or those who could be disadvantaged or vulnerable. By providing social and therapeutic horticulture “which is a process of working with plants to improve physical and psychological health, communication and thinking skills”. We are currently looking for people to support with the running of the Friends of Waverley Terrace Community Garden.

We are currently looking for a treasurer. The overall role of a Treasurer is to maintain an overview of the organisation’s affairs, ensure its financial viability and ensure that proper financial records and procedures are maintained. In charities without paid staff, the Treasurer may take a greater role in the day-to-day finances of the organisation. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 11/09/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Discharge Support Team Member
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Working under the supervision of staff to provide a service which supports all discharge functions, including supporting staff, patients and family whilst maintaining respect for individuality, confidentiality and the dignity of all patients [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 26/07/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Steward
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
The purpose of the role is to support a Community Fun-Day Event on Sunday 1st September 2019 from 8am – 5pm (adjusted accordingly regarding duties) [more...]

Organisation: HBC Adult Education     Date Posted: 25/07/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Marshall
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
The purpose of the role is to be a marshal at the big tri weekend commencing on Friday august 16th to Sunday 18th. This role largely involves being positioned around the course, interacting with members of the public and making sure the area is safe for the competitors [more...]

Organisation: Culture & Information     Date Posted: 27/06/2019

Opportunity: Various
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
There are lots of great ways to get involved with Hartlepool Folk Festival. Whether you’ve got experience of helping out at events, have specialist skills you’d like to put into practice, or are just keen to be a part of things, we’ve got something for you to do! We have developed a fantastic team in recent years, and they are a big part of what makes the festival a pleasure to visit. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 26/06/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Funding Coordinator
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
A newly registered Charity based in Hartlepool in the North East of England with an area of benefit that covers England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The aim of this charity is to prevent bullying from happening but where it does happen to deal with it in a planned, constructive way.

Bullying is a major issue in the UK that destroys lives. It not only impacts the bully and the bullied but also has a dramatic negative impact on their families, friends and the wider community. Bullying takes many forms e.g. bullying in schools, workplace bullying and cyber-bullying. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 01/04/2019

Opportunity: Volunteer Centre Assistant
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
This local not for profit organisation works in partnership with the Public Sector, Training Providers and other Voluntary Organisations on projects that benefit the residents of Hartlepool. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 26/11/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Support Worker
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
An exciting opportunity for a Volunteer Support Worker has evolved. The role will involve supporting individuals who access our Gardening programme and help support our existing service. We maintain strong links with the local community and committed to helping our volunteers continue to lead positive and rewarding lives and to maintain independence for as long as possible.
The site which uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities, ill health or those who could be disadvantaged or vulnerable by providing social and therapeutic horticulture. We use the gardens as a safe and secure environment in which to develop and nurture an individual’s ability to socialise, make friends and gain practical skills that makes them more independent and self-reliant.
The site is still in development stages, meaning this role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who enjoys helping a small organisation grow, improve and deliver much needed support and benefits that not only helps the people we directly work with but also the wider community. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 26/11/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Bid Writer
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
An exciting opportunity for a Volunteer Funding Bid Writer has evolved. The role will involve writing funding bids, enabling one of our volunteer programmes to start new projects and sustain our existing service.
The programme is still in development stages, meaning this role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who enjoys helping a small organisation grow, improve and deliver much needed support and benefits that not only helps the people we directly work with but also the wider community.
The main purpose of this role is to research, compile, edit, proof read and send a variety of grant applications to trusts, foundations, corporates, and other sources on behalf of the programme. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 09/10/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Treasurer
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Local organisation who offer advice, information and guidance to support and assist families with enquiries on immigration, housing, welfare and health.

A trained advocacy volunteer supports families in need and all volunteers provide a hot meal and help out in the organisations kitchen with refreshments.

This organisation receives donations of furniture, white goods, clothing and household items which are distributed to families in need of these items.

The organisation plan and deliver a range of activities and events throughout the year including:

Diversity Celebration Event
Summer Play Scheme for children
Christmas Party

Support from several external agencies is provided to assist and maintain the well-being to the families who use the service. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 10/09/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Recruitment Administrator
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Organisation creates life changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Organisation gives these desperately ill children and their family time away from the daily struggles of living with a serious condition.
Since 1989, this organisation has turned the wishes of more than 12.000 seriously ill children into magical realities, creating memories to treasure forever, whatever their future may hold. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 09/07/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Health Support (All about Baby
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To assist organisations team in the preparation, delivery and clear away of group activities aimed at children from birth to approx. 1 year old (non-walkers) and their parent/carer. To liaise with health professionals and parents to encourage parents into Baby Time as well as informing parents that the Healthy Start Clinic and Feeding Support are available during the Baby Time session. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 11/06/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Cameraman/Photographer
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To capture the life of Hartlepool FC and its various teams by means of photographs and films in order to disseminate through Social Media channels including management of the clubs YouTube channel.
Hartlepool FC play in the Football League pyramid at step 7 and the creation of this role is designed to professionalise the club and promote the club and its 15 teams to receive maximum coverage and to engage all demographics of the local community to sustain the clubs growth both on and off the field. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 11/06/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer First Aider
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To provide First Aid cover at a local sport led organisation at various games/training sessions. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 11/06/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Cafe Coordinator
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Organisations ultimate vision - is to find a cure, improve life for everyone effected be Parkinson's [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 11/06/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Warehouse Assistant
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Do you find gym memberships too expensive? If you like to keep active and stay in shape volunteering in your local furniture and electrical warehouse could be the answer you’re looking for. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 18/05/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Gardener
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Organisation that uses therapeutic gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities, ill health or those who are disadvantaged or vulnerable. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 13/04/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Relationship Advisor
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Are you interested in volunteering to support parents and families in Hartlepool by providing a listening ear for parents who maybe having some difficulties in their relationship?
If the answer if yes, then we are interested in hearing from you!
VRAs are a vital part of the Healthy Relationship Programme in Hartlepool. We know that a strong parental relationship is very important in ensuring that children have the best start in life. Sometimes parents may need a space to talk about what is happening in their relationship and this is where the VRA comes in. VRAs work with individuals in the community, act as a resource for parents to talk about their relationship difficulties and to provide information about how people can get the help they need.Volunteers are a valuable resource and can really make a difference to the lives of children by supporting their parents. We're [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 23/03/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Charity Mascot
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Local organisation looking to recruit an outgoing, enthusiastic and motivated volunteer (or volunteers) to fill the new post of Charity Mascot.
As part of a new initiative, the charities new mascot will be required to appear in character costume at fundraising events in the community of Hartlepool and East Durham; the costume will be that of a cartoon style mouse with full body and headwear provided. The role will also include appearances at promotional events and occasions such as charity bag packs in supermarkets. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 23/03/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Charity Box Collectors
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Local charity is calling on volunteers from Hartlepool and East Durham to help a few hours a month with their Business Box Collections.
Each one of organisations volunteers plays a significant part in raising vital funds so that people coping with life limiting illnesses such as Motor Neuron Disease, COPD, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis and various types of cancer can get the right care and support that they need. [more...]

Organisation: HBC Adult Education     Date Posted: 20/02/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Learner Ambassador
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Hartlepool Adult Education established the Learner Voice Forum in 2016 to encourage learners to be fully informed of all aspects of the service and to improve feedback channels to help improve outcomes for learners and quality provision.
Volunteer Learner Ambassadors will be part of Adult Education and the main purposes will be to:
Positively promote the service to new learners and external partners.
Become a member of the Learner Voice Forum to help shape the future development of the service.
Support Head of service with improving the quality of provision. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 22/01/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Learning Assistant
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Looking for hands on work experience for a career in Teaching!
Organisation hosts many schools/colleges/university and youth group visits during term time and family events throughout the year. Their professional Learning Team deliver exciting programmes of outdoor learning activities and Volunteer Learning Assistants play an important role - inspiring and engaging children, students and families, leading some of the standardised programmes, working with small groups and fulfilling many other essential background jobs. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 22/01/2018

Opportunity: Volunteer Reserve Assistant
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
A wildlife reserve and discovery park. At this organisation you'll find a world of amazing birds, wildflowers and special animals like hares and water voles. There's also a great shop, cafe, centre and wildlife garden to explore, as well as a great adventure play area and loads of fun events [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 11/12/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Vocal Coach
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Responsible for assisting artists to develop their vocal skills for the purposes of improving vocal performances on recordings and live shows.

To support young people at many levels of the music industry. Working with young people to develop performance skills, lung capacity and in some cases, performance art (“stage presence”). Some of these young students pursue singing as a hobby, whilst others hope to progress to a professional singing career. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 11/12/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Bar Person
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To facilitate the running of a licenced bar at a music based organisation. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 05/12/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Advice Worker
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Looking for a volunteer to work alongside the Manager to help develop and expand the Advice and Information Service currently in place. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 04/12/2017

Opportunity: Visitor Centre Volunteer
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
The visitors centres exist to meet the needs of adults and children visiting relatives or friends in prison. a safe, pleasant environment where all visitors are met with dignity and respect, provided with the facilities they need and offered information, support and that opportunity to discuss the difficulties they may face in confidence. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 28/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Befriender
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
A registered charity; operating throughout the North-East region. Organisations core business is the delivery of personalised support services aimed at maximising individual independence and resilience. Seeking to create opportunities and raise aspiration's within our communities. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 28/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Craft Support
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Organisation aims to support all ages in learning new skills with Arts, Crafts and Mindfulness within a safe relaxing environment, helping with social skills, self-esteem and confidence building [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 28/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Deputy Launching Authority
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
This role will help save lives at sea by carrying out the day to day management of the lifeboat station to ensure a permanent state of readiness for service.
Responsible to: Lifeboat Operations Manager (LOM (or the Area Lifesaving Manager (ALM) when actively deputising)
Responsible for: Station personnel and volunteers in the absence of the LOM [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 28/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Operations Manager
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
This role will help us save lives at sea by carrying out the day to day management of the lifeboat station to ensure a permanent state of readiness for service.
Responsible to: Area Lifesaving Manager
Responsible for: Station personnel and volunteers [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 28/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Ward Welcomer
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Seeking enthusiastic and friendly individuals to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for patients and families at NHS Trust facility in Hartlepool. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 28/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Drivers
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To preserve and protect the health, life and property of the public within the United Kingdom by promoting the issues, services and equipment relating to fire safety and other support to any person in need involved in, affected by fire or other related emergency situations [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 27/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer Welcomer A&E
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Seeking enthusiastic and friendly individuals to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for patients and families. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 27/11/2017

Opportunity: Volunteer
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Volunteers get involved in various activities given support and friendship to those who use the outpatient service. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 18/10/2016

Opportunity: Volunteer First Stage Advice Worker
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Assist residents with the completion of relevant forms, or signpost to any other assistance needed within the generic term “advice provision”

To be a point of contact within the community to assist/support people to overcome their barriers in engaging with the range of local services to enable them to fully participate and make a positive difference to their community.

Providing professional customer service, ensuring all enquiries are dealt with confidently, courteously and most importantly confidentially, promoting the ethos of standardised practice within the organisation. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 25/02/2016

Opportunity: Volunteer Catering Assistant
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To support members of staff in our busy Bistro. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 24/02/2016

Opportunity: Volunteer Driver
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
Collecting stock donations from households and businesses in the local area [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 27/03/2015

Opportunity: Volunteer Administrator
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To support members of staff with general administration tasks. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 27/03/2015

Opportunity: Volunteer Driver Mini Bus
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To assist with the collection and dropping off of children and young people with learning difficulties and challenging needs to enable them to attend sessions. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 27/03/2015

Opportunity: Volunteer HealthBus Driver
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To allow the HealthBus to move around safely and freely without causing interference to members of the public, staff and other services [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 25/02/2015

Opportunity: Volunteer Youth Worker Street Project
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To support members of staff in delivering activities for children and young people who have low confidence, self esteem or social skills. The STREET project offers a safe, social environment for young people 6- 12 years and 13-19 years often with special needs and requirements to interact and socialise. [more...]

Organisation: General     Date Posted: 25/02/2015

Opportunity: Volunteer Play Worker SNIPS
Closing Date: -
Purpose/Description
To support members of staff in delivering activities for children some with profound learning disabilities and challenging needs. [more...]