Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

Barnardo’s Care Leaver Befriender

A bit about the role This is a statutory service, commissioned by Derbyshire County Council. The primary role of the service is to offer support and guidance as well as practical assistance for young people leaving care into independence between the ages of 171/2 and 21 years. This is within the remit of the Children […]

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MND Fundraising Volunteer

The role Are you a can-do person? Do you work well in a team? Can you think outside the box? Volunteering with your local branch or group provides an opportunity for you to make a difference to local people living with MND. However, volunteering is not just about benefiting others, you can benefit too! Tasks […]

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Glossop Age Concern volunteer

We run social sessions at Bradbury Community House on Mondays and Fridays 10.00am – 12.30pm. We also provide: Advice and information/sign posting for elderly people Outings and day trips Run a Social Afternoon under the name of “Seniors Club” 1st Monday Monthly at Bradbury House. Run a twice Monthly Luncheon Club on Wednesdays at Dinting Scout […]

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Dementia Group Supporter/Volunteer

  Across Derbyshire, Making Space runs peer support and activity sessions for people living with dementia and for carers. These groups reduce social isolation and with a person’s wellbeing. We are looking for volunteers to support with the groups in Glossop: Group Venue Time (1) Carers Support Group The Bureau, Howard Town House, Glossop First […]

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Exercise Companions

Do you exercise regularly – are you a member of the gym or a keen swimmer?   If so, we are looking to recruit friendly individuals who would be happy to accompany someone to the swimming pool, gym or any exercise activity. The aim is to encourage people who want to exercise a bit more […]

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The Volunteer Bureau

The Bureau – Fundraising volunteers

The Bureau is a registered charity dedicated to enhancing the lives of local people in Glossop.  To do this we rely completely on grant funding and charitable donations to continue. We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and persuasive people to join our soon to be  established fundraising committee! Have you got the ideas and commitment […]

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Friends of Shire Hill

As a Shire Hill Companion you are offering support and friendship to people in a group setting who through their stay in hospital feel isolated and left out of community life with limited access to regular interests and social activities. You will provide people with the helping hand they need to re-engage in social activities, […]

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Social Companion (1-to-1 Befriending)

Our Social Companions help people who feel a bit lonely by providing one-to-one friendship and support. We match people up through shared interests to make sure people have something in common. Befriending can involve anything from a walk in the park to a drop in and a chat to share life’s ups and downs. Support […]

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Volunteer Driver (The Bureau’s Car Scheme)

Are you someone who? Has their own vehicle? Enjoys driving? Has plenty of patience? Has spare time to give? If this sounds like you, then why not join our team of Driver Companions? What is it for? The Bureau’s Volunteer Car Scheme is an vital service for elderly and disabled people living in the Glossopdale who have no […]

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