Thinking about Volunteering?

There are so many benefits to Volunteering.

You can:

Improve your mental Health
Stay Active
Make Friends
Build up your CV
Gain new skills
Increase your confidence
Help your community

 

 

 


Volunteer Roles Currenty Available

Administration/Reception

We have a number of roles that will utilise your office and admin skills

For example:

  • One of our charities are looking for people to join thier team to help answer the phones. If you enjoy working as part of a team then this is a great role for you.

Other roles include:

Advice, Information and Support

If you want to provide advice information and support, we have plenty of roles for you.

For example:

  • Are you good at gathering information and delivering it to groups? One of our charities is looking for a dynamic individual who can support their clients

Other roles include:

- Office Volunteer

- Receptionist

- Archavist

- Secretary

- Project Coodinator

- Administration Support

- Patient Representative

- Information Point Volunteer

- Course Volunteer

- Tour Guide

- Welcomer

- Employment Support

Creative—Art, Design etc

These opportunities will help you flex your creative muscles

For example:

  • A charity is looking for someone with good creative writing skills to highlight the work of their volunteers by nominating them for awards.

Other roles include:

Drivers

Several charities require drivers to help their service users get around.

For example:

  • A team of volunteers for a charity use their own cars in their free time to drive passengers to destinations such as hospitals, doctors etc.

Other roles include:

- Volunteer Radio Presenter

- Social Media Manager

- Photographer

- Minibus driver

- Van driver

Environment

We have some charities that are all about helping the environment.

For example:

  • Help keep the countryside pristine by picking up litter

Other roles include:

Events and Marketing

If you good organisation skills, you may fancy helping out with some event planning.

For example:

  • Join a team to help raise awareness and get involved in planning & delivering local activities

Other roles include:

- Conservation volunteer

- Events coordinator

- Public Relations Volunteer

- Events Organiser

- Community Lead Volunteer

- Communications & Marketing

Fundraising

Are you a people person with good organisational and research skills? A role in fundraising may be for you.

For example:

  • A volunteer is needed to give practical support at fundraising events and help to promote the charity within their local communities.

Other roles include:

General

If you want to help out but are not quite sure what to do, we have plenty of roles that require generally helping.

For example:

  • One charity needs someone to help at their Day hospice. This would involve listening and talking to the patients, providing entertainment or enjoying lunch.

Other roles include:

- Home box Collector

- Post sorting volunteer

- Event volunteer

- Workshop assistant

- Collection box agent

- Tea Bar volunteer

- Hospice volunteer

Helping Animals

At the moment, we just have one opportunity that involves working with animals:

  • A cat fosterer is required to look after a cat for a period time (it may be for a few weeks but it could be for a few months) until they are rehomed

Helping People with Learning Difficulties

Are you passionate about helping people with learning difficulties? We have a number of charities that are looking for volunteers to help.

For example:

  • One charity has a club for adults with learning disabilities that meets once a month. They are looking for a volunteer to help with the activities.

Other roles include:

- Club Volunteer

- Riding for the disabled

- Swimming volunteer

- Activity helper

- Befriender

Helping Children

If you are interested in working with children, we have opportunities for you.

For example:

  • A charity is looking for someone to help with their family group on Friday afternoons

Other roles include:

Helping the Elderly

We have a number of charities who work with the elderly and people with memory loss.

For example:

  • A club for older people with mild to moderate memory loss are looking for a volunteer to help distribute refreshments and socialise with the members

Other roles include:

- Scout group helper

- Group volunteer

- Assistant Beaver/Cub/Scout leader

- Unit Helper

- Children and family volunteer

- Door-to-Store Helper

- Befriender

- Club helper

IT

We have a couple of roles that will utilise your IT skills to help others.

For example:

  • One of our charities are looking for people to join thier team to help answer the phones. If you enjoy working as part of a team then this is a great role for you.

Other roles include:

Manual

We have a number of roles that require some manual labour. Great if you want to keep active while volunteering!.

For example:

  • One of our organisations needs some volunteer builders to help them with decorating, general carpentry etc.

Other roles include:

- IT Support Volunteer

- Cleaner

- Hands on Practical Help

- Home box collector

- Warehouse Volunteer

- Drivers Mate

- Maintenance helper

Outdoor

If you want to get some fresh air while volunteering, one of the following roles may be perfect for you.

For example:

  • We roles with a couple of charities that are looking for volunteer gardeners

Other roles include:

Retail

A lot of charity shops in the Dacorum area are looking for help.

For example:

  • A lot of the charity shops need shop assistants to help keep the shops looking neat and tidy and to help with any customer enquiries.

Other roles include:

- Leaflet distributer

- Outdoor craftspeople

- Allotment Volunteer

- Street Collection Volunteer

- Marshals and event support

- Cash desk/till work

- Weekend assistants

- Shop walker/security

- E-bay lister

- E-bay packer

- Art and Craft Gallery Assistant

Speciality

We have a few opportunities that require certain special skills

For example:

  • One of our charities are looking for people to join thier team to help answer the phones. If you enjoy working as part of a team then this is a great role for you.

Other roles include:

Trustee/Board/Committee Member

We have quite a few organisations who are looking for Trustees and board members to help them with the running and administration of their charities.

For example:

  • One organisation is looking for someone to scrutinise their operations to hold them to account

Other roles include:

- Disability aids engineer

- Complementary Therapist

- Counsellor

- Trustee

- Credit committee member

- Finance Truste

- Chair person

- School Governor

- ICT Trustee


You can start your volunteering journey in one of the following ways:

Make an appointment

  • Have an informal chat with one of our volunteer advisers - we now have appointments every day of the week.

Register and apply online

Login and / or Register on the Volunteer Page of this website.

Or Just:

Call us on 01442 247209 or, drop in and see us at the Roundhouse!       We look forward to seeing you!