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Browse Opportunities

Here you can discover a volunteering opportunity that is perfect for you. Use the filters on the right to narrow your selection.

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If you would like to volunteer during the Covid-19 pandemic, please understand that there are associated risks beyond our control and that you are choosing to volunteer at your own risk.

 Please consider the following when deciding to start or continue a volunteering role:

  • You must follow all government issued or locally given health and safety warnings or instructions given to you regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • You must not volunteer outside of your home if you, or a member of your household, has any symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19). In this case, please refer to up to date government guidelines.
  • The Volunteer Centre are not qualified to express an opinion that you are fit to safely participate in volunteering activity.
  • The Volunteer Centre are unable to fully verify the availability of any advertised volunteering opportunities whilst our partner organisations are reassessing their volunteer roles in response to up to date government guidelines. Despite this, the Volunteer Centre are working hard to ensure the volunteer opportunities listed on this page are currently available. The Volunteer Centre will continue to hold conversations with our partner organisations and reinstate and update opportunities when required.

 

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  • Farleigh Hospice logo

    Farleigh Hospice Volunteering Roles

    Farleigh Hospice

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The volunteer roles within Farleigh Hospice are as diverse as the volunteers themselves. Volunteers play a vital role in everything we do at Farleigh Hospice.

    Volunteer Roles include:

    •  Shop Assistant
    •  Volunteer Gardener

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsEnvironment, Retail, Sport and Recreation
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Problem-solving
    • Self-Management
    • Team Work
  • InterAct logo

    Interact Volunteering Roles

    InterAct

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    At InterAct we deliver support where it is needed most – in the heart of the community. Our work is challenging, but extremely rewarding. Volunteers are crucial to the work we do – bringing a fresh perspective and much needed resource.

    Volunteer Roles include:

    • Garden Volunteer
    • Group Activities Volunteer

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Disability, Environment, Sport and Recreation
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • IntoUniversity Clacton logo

    IntoUniversity Mentor Roles

    IntoUniversity Clacton

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The IntoUniversity Mentoring Scheme matches a young person (aged 7-18 years) with a current university student from Anglia Ruskin. They select young people they think will benefit – they might not know anyone who has been to university, parents might not have the time or skills to support them academically, they may have low confidence or want to know more about their future pathways.Mentoring pairs engage in activities to support the development of academic attainment, social skills, and exploring future options for one hour at least twice a month. Help change a young persons life!

    Mentor Roles include:
    • Face to face Mentor - only available to Chelmsford students
    • Online Mentor - this is available to ALL students at ALL of our campuses as the traning and mentoring can all be carried out remotely

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

    • Your CampusCambridge, Peterborough, Other, Chelmsford, London, Online / At Home
    • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Culture, Education, Students Union/University
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Application of IT
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Intercultural Awareness
    • Numeracy
    • Problem-solving
    • Resilience
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Goodgym Chelmsford logo

    Goodgym Group Runs

    Goodgym Chelmsford

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    GoodGym helps you get fit by doing good. We’re a group of runners that combines regular exercise with helping our communities.

    Volunteer Roles:
    • Group run member

    For more information about the role and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsSport and Recreation
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Social Responsibility
  • The Prince's Trust logo

    The Prince's Trust Volunteering Roles

    The Prince's Trust

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    To become a Prince’s Trust volunteer, all you need is enthusiasm and a desire to help. You can choose how much time you give and we will give you the training and support you need in your role. Whoever you are, and however you choose to volunteer at The Prince’s Trust, you will be part of a supportive community coming together to transform the lives of young people.

    Volunteer Roles incude:

    • Progression Mentoring Volunteer - supporting a young person to work towards a goal
    • Community Engagement Volunteer - helping to build links with organisations and partners in the local area so we can engage with more young people
    • Welcome Session Volunteer - Support us in speaking to young people about the different programmes and support we offer

    These are all currently being delivered virtually on MS Teams.

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Send me application details’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford, Online / At Home
    • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Education, Health, Marketing and Media, Music, Drama and Creative Arts, Sport and Recreation
    • FrequencyOn-Going, One-Off Events, Internship
    • Business and Commercial Awareness
    • Communication and Literacy
    • Critical Thinking
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Intercultural Awareness
    • Negotiation and Influencing
    • Problem-solving
    • Resilience
    • Self-Management
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Wildernessfoundation UK logo

    Wilderness Foundation UK Volunteering roles

    Wildernessfoundation UK

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Wilderness Foundation UK volunteers make a difference.Some help troubled young people turn their lives around.Some work outdoors to help preserve wild spaces.Some accomplish both goals by working on fundraising and public awareness campaigns.All gain the satisfaction of contributing to the wellbeing of our communities and our planet.

    Volunteer Roles include:

    •  Allotment Gardener
    •  Education Volunteer
    •  Admin Support
    •  Fundraiser and Event Coordinator

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsChildren and Youth, Education, Environment, Food, Fundraising
    • FrequencyOn-Going
    • Social Responsibility
    • Team Work
  • Hopefield Animal Sanctuary logo

    Hopefield Animal Sanctuary Volunteering Roles

    Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    We are looking for dedicated volunteers to help in our busy animal sanctuary in Essex. Hopefield has been running for 35 years and we currently have over 500 rescue animals in our care. We have everything from horses and goats, to raccoons and reptiles. This is a great opportunity to gain some valuable experience with animals and of course help an animal charity.

    Volunteer Roles include:

    •  Volunteer Animal Care Assistant

    • Your CampusChelmsford
    • InterestsAnimals
    • FrequencyOn-Going
  • Born to be Beautiful logo

    Born to be Beautiful Volunteering Roles

    Born to be Beautiful

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Born to be Beautiful has a number of office based volunteering opportunities that supports the charity in its main head quarters in Cambridge.

    Volunteer Roles include: 

    • Book Keeper- Online Opportunity
       

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click 'Send me application details’ button.

    • Your CampusCambridge, Online / At Home
    • InterestsAdmin, Culture, Fundraising, IT, International Aid, Legal and Finance, Marketing and Media, Retail
    • FrequencyOn-Going
  • Essex Wellbeing Service logo

    Essex Wellbeing Service Volunteer Roles

    Essex Wellbeing Service

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    The welfare service was originally mobilised in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and quickly connected vulnerable people in Essex who are without the support of family, friends or neighbours with volunteers who were able to help with everyday tasks. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of tasks including phone buddy roles for those who want to help remotely.

    Roles include:

    • Buddy Support
    • Dog Walking
    • Food Shopping
    • Medicine collecting
    • Posting mail
    • Phone friend

     

    • Your CampusOther, Chelmsford, Online / At Home
    • InterestsBefriending and Mentoring, Disability, Elderly, Health
    • FrequencyOn-Going
  • Student Community Action (SCA) logo

    Student Community Action Volunteering Roles

    Student Community Action (SCA)

    This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

    Student Community Action engages students in community volunteering, providing vulnerable members of the community with social, practical and educational support. They offer a multitude of volunteering opportunities. Several of these projects are managed by Student Community Action and known as “internal projects” which are catered ideally to the interests of Cambridge-based students.

    Volunteer Roles include: 

    • Big Sibling 
    • Homework Helper 
    • Taskforce 

    For more information about the currently available volunteer roles and the application process, please click the ‘Send me application details’ button.

    • Your CampusCambridge
    • InterestsArt and Design, Befriending and Mentoring, Children and Youth, Disability, Education, Elderly, Family, Fundraising
    • FrequencyOn-Going
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