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St Wilfrid’s Hospice are looking to recruit Community Support Volunteers who visit and befriend patients in their own homes offering a chance to talk, give respite and reassurance to families, laugh, reminisce and even play the odd game of scrabble! Is this something you could do? If you have a kind heart and enjoy spending time with people, then it’s a [...]
Did you know that GPs are trying to avoid prescribing drugs to those suffering from anxiety, depression, social isolation and loneliness in our community? This is being replaced with ‘social prescribing’. Volunteers in our area are helping people overcome their difficulties with activity and social interaction. There are countless different ways to help - from going to activity groups or just [...]
We can find you the perfect place to volunteer Do you have time to spare? Would you like to be involved with people, help with animals, work outdoors? Join us in volunteering, make new friends and gain new skills. Volunteering can be a real boost for your mental health as well as benefitting those you are helping. Come in and chat [...]
Wonderful opportunities to help your community Summer is probably over and the schools are back in session but there's no need for doom and gloom. Raise your spirits and those of the people around you by volunteering. Over the next few weeks and months we will be announcing some exciting new ventures, partnerships and collaborations with local charities and highlighting the [...]
Calling all volunteers! Would you like to help but can't spare a lot of time? Le Marche takes place as usual on Bank Holiday Monday in August and would like people to help. Simply donate an hour of your time to help man their information desk and there'll still be plenty of time to enjoy all that is on offer and [...]
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we need volunteers to help us in the HDVC office. If you can spare a couple of hours each week, have basic administration skills and are good with people, come and join our friendly team.