Volunteer Opportunities

Title: Shop Volunteer

Date became available/updated: 05/03/2020
Organisation: Perennial

• Welcome visitors to York Gate Garden
• Take payments, using the till
• Restock shelves
• Keep the shop clean and tidy
• Deal with any customer enquiries
• Know the layout of York Gate to advise visitors accordingly

Title: Mental Health Befriender

Date became available/updated: 03/03/2020
Organisation: Live Well Leeds

We provide flexible befriending support to adults with mental health problems who are very socially isolated. We aim to support people to enable them to be more socially engaged and in doing so improve confidence, resilience, quality of life and wellbeing. Befriending can also provide both a carer and Service User with valuable respite opportunities.

Title: E-Commerce Assistant Volunteer

Date became available/updated: 02/03/2020
Organisation: St Gemma's Hospice

Through the St Gemma’s Hospice eBay store we auction a variety of carefully selected items such as vintage, collectables and designer wear, most of which have been kindly donated to us. All of the money raised helps to fund the services that we provide to patients and their families. We are looking for volunteers to help in this E-Commerce department located at our Retail Hub in Bramley (54 Waterloo Lane, LS13 2EL). Volunteers can help for any hours between 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, from just a few hours a week to multiple days a week.

Title: Befriender - Get out and about with Anil

Date became available/updated: 26/02/2020
Organisation: Deafblind UK

Our member, Anil, is in his late thirties and lives in the Leeds area and is looking for a friendly volunteer who could visit him for a chat or, in time, a trip out in his local community.

Title: Befriender - Visit Beryl and brighten up her week

Date became available/updated: 26/02/2020
Organisation: Deafblind UK

Beryl is an incredible 95 years old and lives in a residential home in Leeds. She is looking for a friendly volunteer who could visit her on a weekly basis for a chat and some company.

Title: Admission and Heritage Volunteer

Date became available/updated: 21/02/2020
Organisation: Perennial

Welcoming visitors to York Gate Garden, talking about it's heritage.
Taking admissions payments, using the till.
Inform the visitors about the work of Perennial.
Explain the layout of the garden.

Title: Fundraising Volunteer - Community & Corporate

Date became available/updated: 14/02/2020
Organisation: Deafblind UK

Join our Fabulous Fundraising Team and help us raise money to support even more individuals with combined sight and hearing loss

Title: Support Group Volunteer

Date became available/updated: 12/02/2020
Organisation: British Lung Foundation

We are looking for a team of volunteers to help us run our support groups in the city. You will be supported throughout the induction. The groups run once a month. Roles involve organising speakers, social activities, well being sessions and encouraging activities to maintain good lung health

Title: Volunteer Befriender

Date became available/updated: 11/02/2020
Organisation: Leeds Mind

S.E.L.F (South & East Leeds Friends) is looking to recruit friendly and enthusiastic volunteer befrienders to provide support to people aged 50+ who have mental health difficulties and are experiencing high levels of social isolation.

Title: Volunteer Fundraiser (Pin Badge Scheme)

Date became available/updated: 11/02/2020
Organisation: RSPB

No knowledge of birds or wildlife is required - just a passion and enthusiasm to help us give nature a home. Appropriate training and support will be provided, and your expenses will be reimbursed.

Title: Community Gardening Groups: Our Rosebank

Date became available/updated: 07/02/2020
Organisation: Hyde Park Source

Gain a range of practical and social skills, knowledge and experience in a supportive and friendly environment.

Title: Management Committee Volunteer

Date became available/updated: 07/02/2020
Organisation: Hyde Park Source

We are looking for people to join our Management Committee to support an innovative and dynamic staff team to run and develop Hyde Park Source. (Volunteers need to arrange a meeting to register as a volunteer and have an induction prior to attanding)

Title: Community Gardening Groups - Outdoors Active and Well

Date became available/updated: 07/02/2020
Organisation: Hyde Park Source

Join one of the Outdoors Active and Well weekly gardening groups, get outdoors, be active and feel well!

Title: Community Gardening Groups - Live Well Leeds

Date became available/updated: 07/02/2020
Organisation: Hyde Park Source

A friendly, practical, outdoor weekly gardening group.

Title: Tea dance Leader

Date became available/updated: 01/02/2020
Organisation: Bramley Elderly Action

We are currently looking for a Volunteer Leader for our Wednesday afternoon Tea dance to organise dances, and support and encourage members (who are local older people) to get involved.

Title: community group volunteer, older people.

Date became available/updated: 01/02/2020
Organisation: Catholic Care

Help required with setting the room, making and serving refreshments and preparing activities, indoor bowls, Kurling and table tennis. conversing with the older people in attendance, delivering quizzes and on occasions Bingo.!

Title: Walking Football Volunteer

Date became available/updated: 20/01/2020
Organisation: Bramley Elderly Action

Help run our Walking Football Team and take them to the next level!

Title: Money Buddy

Date became available/updated: 13/01/2020
Organisation: Ebor Gardens Advice Centre

Do you enjoy helping others and make a contribute to society?
Would you like to be part of organisation that puts peoples' well being at the heart of everything we do?

Money Buddies help thousands of clients a year- whether they have problem debt issues, need help with getting debt advice, budgeting, completing financial statements, checking to see if there could be a benefit entitlement or more benefits, saving on energy bills by switching suppliers and lots more.

Money Buddies is a Centre for Social Justice national award winning Financial capability Service. We serve the people of Leeds by holding weekly drop- in sessions at Community Hubs, Medical Centres and Community Centres across the city.

Travel expenses paid. No qualifications, No experience required. We will fully train you.

If you see yourself as someone who enjoys helping people or wants to develop customer service, interview and financial skills whether that's for a new job or because you'd like to contribute to society then call 0113 2350276 or reply using this page.

Title: Volunteer Administrator

Date became available/updated: 13/01/2020
Organisation: Ebor Gardens Advice Centre

Title: Volunteer - Leeds Half Marathon and Leeds 10K

Date became available/updated: 10/01/2020
Organisation: Jane Tomlinson's Run for All

Title: Fundraising Team Member

Date became available/updated: 08/01/2020
Organisation: The Scout Association

As the County continues to grow in membership and in requirements for development, we are looking for additional members to join the County’s fundraising team. This role will support the County in generating funds to enable Central Yorkshire to have an even bigger impact in Leeds and Wakefield, identifying funding streams, and support the Trustees, County Team and our Activity Centres in defining fundraising strategy.

Title: Puppy Walker

Date became available/updated: 02/01/2020
Organisation: The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Love puppies and want to help in the creation of future guide dogs?

Title: Home-Start Leeds Volunteer

Date became available/updated: 01/01/2020
Organisation: Home-Start Leeds

Title: My Guide

Date became available/updated: 06/12/2019
Organisation: The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

My Guide is a sighted guide service. This is a great opportunity to help people, with visual impairment, to increase their confidence in getting out into the community again

Title: Fundraiser

Date became available/updated: 06/12/2019
Organisation: The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Raising awareness! Raising money! Raising morale in the community! Do you want to help improve the service for people living with sight loss?

Title: Campaign Coordinator (volunteers with sight loss only)

Date became available/updated: 22/11/2019
Organisation: RNIB

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.