Why Volunteer? explains how volunteering is good for you.
Telford & Wrekin Volunteer Centre has advice, support and useful links.
Do-it, Be more – is a national database of volunteering opportunities.
NCVO – is the National Council for Voluntary Organisations.

 

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Local Volunteering Opportunities

Please visit the organisation’s website for more details. Certain roles may not be available at all times, nor in the Telford area, and other roles may be available which aren’t listed. If you know of volunteering opportunities we haven’t include, please CONTACT US and let us know.

OrganisationRoleDetails
Accord HousingCo-ordinating activities, dining companion, befriending, escort companion, bistro & libraries assistants, singing group, gardeningWebsite
Age UKBefriending, day centre helpers, dementia drop in centres, driving, telephone buddy, trustee, helping people fill in forms, advocacy, gardening mentors, mentoring young people, fundraising, admin workWebsite
Alzheimer's SocietyRaising awareness, support services at Dementia Cafe, KinverEmail for more details
Anstice Memorial HallRepair & restoration, gardening, functions, selling tickets etcEmail
Barking MadDog SittingWebsite
Be ActiveCommunity Champions - free training opportunities to coachEmail for more details
BeanstalkHelp a child to readWebsite
Citizens Advice Admin work, information & advice, campaigningWebsite
Contact the ElderlyHosting afternoon tea, driverWebsite
Dogs TrustDog walking, maintenance, other rolesWebsite
East Shropshire talking newspapersPresentersWebsite
Gladstone Veterinary ClinicHelping the terminally ill look after their petsWebsite
Green GymConservationWebsite
HealthwatchPatient representatives, collecting views, enter & view reps, other rolesWebsite
Home Start TelfordWorking with familiesWebsite
Ironbridge & Severn Gorge Lions ClubSupporting local causesWebsite
Listen not labelTelford Autism HubWebsite
Macmillan Cancer SupportFundraising/campaignWebsite
Mentor LinkSupporting young peopleWebsite
National TrustStately homes, gardens, other rolesWebsite
Newport District Lions ClubSupporting local causesWebsite
Red CrossSupport at Home, mobility aids support, transport, massageWebsite
Royal British LegionSupporting local causesWebsite
Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)Good neighbours & befriending, community transportWebsite
RSPCAVarious roles in animal careWebsite
Save the CliftonHelp regenerate the Clifton CinemaWebsite
Senior Citizens ForumTrustee/committee member, action group member, computer tutor, delivering magazinesFind out more
Severn Gorge Countryside TrustConservationWebsite
Severn HospiceCharity shops, gardeningWebsite
Shared LivesSharing your home with somebody who needs supportWebsite
Shropshire & Newport Canal TrustConservationWebsite
Shropshire Deaf & Hard of Hearing ForumSupport servicesWebsite
Shropshire Disability NetworkSupport servicesWebsite
Shropshire Union Canal SocietyConservationWebsite
Shropshire Wildlife TrustConservation & wildlifeWebsite
Sight Loss ShropshireSupport servicesWebsite
Signal Befriending service for deaf & hard of hearing people. Our volunteer Befriending Buddies offer help to find out what equipment and services may be useful, and one to one support to help people with hearing loss make the most of family, social and work life again.Website
SmallwoodsConservationWebsite
Telford & Wrekin CouncilCommunity History, IT volunteer, events set up, other various rolesWebsite
Telford Crisis SupportCommunity store, food bankWebsite
Telford Lions ClubSupporting local causesWebsite
Telford MindSupport servicesTel 01952 588367
Walkabout WrekinWalk leading, admin, committeeWebsite
WEAHelp promote & provide local learningWebsite
Wellington Cottage CareCharity shop, activities, computers, fundraising, gardeningWebsite
Wrekin Forest VolunteersConservationWebsite
Wrekin LionsSupporting local causesWebsite
WyldwoodsShare your skills, arts & crafts, gardening, cookeryWebsite
Young Carers ServiceSupport servicesWebsite
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