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North Tyneside volunteering update 15/04/21

A number of North Tyneside organisations are currently recruiting for volunteers and trustees.

Volunteering opportunities

VODA is now recruiting for the Good Neighbours buddy scheme, to help support local residents who need support to get back out into the community. We’re recruiting for the following new roles: Walking Buddy, Community Buddy & Shopping Buddy.

VODA is also still looking for volunteers to be: Digital Champions Community Health Champions.

St Oswald’s is recruiting an Admin Volunteer (Meeting Support), Lymphoedema Volunteer and their fundraising team is looking for a Driver Volunteer.

Age UK North Tyneside is looking for Befrienders, initially to start over the phone, but as restrictions ease in the beneficiaries home.

The Tin On A Wall campaign is looking for volunteers who can spare an hour on Saturday 1 May at 2pm. Volunteers would simply register to collect food items (zero contact) from outside the houses in their street(s) at 2pm on Sat 1st and take to a nearby location. If you can help on Sat 1st, please register here.

YMCA North Tyneside is recruiting Volunteer Mentors to support young girls aged 9 to 14. Read more and apply here.

FACT Cancer Support needs telephone befriending volunteers for 2 or more hours per week. Working from home or one of their community locations. Contact Shirley.sheen@fact-cancersupport.co.uk or call 01914420833.

Beach Access North East is recruiting a mechanic or engineering volunteer who can help them to design, create, develop or modify equipment so the beach is more accessible for wheelchair users. They also need volunteers to support the loan of access equipment by appointment. Based at Whitley Bay or Blyth and a Marketing & PR volunteer.

LD:NorthEast has a vacancy for an Activities Volunteer.

North Tyneside Citizens Advice is recruiting a number of Telephone Adviceline Volunteers

The Thomas Pocklington Trust is looking for appoint Sight Loss Council Members for Tyne & Wear. They are looking for people who can draw from personal experience as a person who is blind or partially sighted, contributing skills and knowledge to benefit the key aims of the Sight Loss Council.

Cruse Bereavement Care is recruiting a Fundraising and Marketing Volunteer

Family Gateway needs drivers to support with food deliveries.

Dreamshine is recruiting for home-based telephone support volunteers,

Trustee Vacancies in North Tyneside

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