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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.
|Accord Housing||Co-ordinating activities, dining companion, befriending, escort companion, bistro & libraries assistants, singing group, gardening||Website|
|Age UK||Befriending, day centre helpers, dementia drop in centres, driving, telephone buddy, trustee, helping people fill in forms, advocacy, gardening mentors, mentoring young people, fundraising, admin work||Website|
|Alzheimer's Society||Supporting our dementia support service and groups, office-based roles, awareness raising, fundraising, research.||Email for more details|
|Anstice Memorial Hall||Repair & restoration, gardening, functions, selling tickets etc|
|Barking Mad||Dog Sitting||Website|
|Beanstalk||Help a child to read||Website|
|Citizens Advice||Admin work, information & advice, campaigning||Website|
|Contact the Elderly||Hosting afternoon tea, driver||Website|
|Dogs Trust||Dog walking, maintenance, other roles||Website|
|East Shropshire talking newspapers||Presenters||Website|
|Gladstone Veterinary Clinic||Helping the terminally ill look after their pets||Website|
|Healthwatch||Patient representatives, collecting views, enter & view reps, other roles||Website|
|Home Start Telford||Working with families||Website|
|Ironbridge & Severn Gorge Lions Club||Supporting local causes||Website|
|Listen not label||Telford Autism Hub||Website|
|Macmillan Cancer Support||Fundraising/campaign||Website|
|Mentor Link||Supporting young people||Website|
|My Guide Sighted Guide Service||Supporting blind/partially sighted people to be able to travel around identified routes and engage with their community.||Website|
|National Trust||Stately homes, gardens, other roles||Website|
|Newport District Lions Club||Supporting local causes||Website|
|Red Cross||Support at Home, mobility aids support, transport, massage||Website|
|Royal British Legion||Supporting local causes||Website|
|Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)||Good neighbours & befriending, community transport||Website|
|RSPCA||Various roles in animal care||Website|
|Senior Citizens Forum||Trustee/committee member, action group member, computer tutor, delivering magazines||Find out more|
|Severn Gorge Countryside Trust||Conservation||Website|
|Severn Hospice||Charity shops, gardening||Website|
|Shared Lives||Sharing your home with somebody who needs support||Website|
|Shropshire & Newport Canal Trust||Conservation||Website|
|Shropshire Deaf & Hard of Hearing Forum||Support services||Website|
|Shropshire Disability Network||Support services||Website|
|Shropshire Union Canal Society||Conservation||Website|
|Shropshire Wildlife Trust||Conservation & wildlife||Website|
|Sight Loss Shropshire||Support services||Website|
|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|
|Telford & Wrekin Council||Community History, IT volunteer, events set up, other various roles||Website|
|Telford & Wrekin Council||Health Champions. You will be trained to RSPH (Royal Society for Public Health) Level 2 and travel expenses will be reimbursed. Training is booked for the 22 & 29 March 2018.||01952 385114|
|Telford Crisis Support||Community store, food bank||Website|
|Telford Lions Club||Supporting local causes||Website|
|Telford Mind||Support services||Tel 01952 588367|
|Walking For Health Telford & Wrekin||Walk leading, admin, committee||Website|
|WEA||Help promote & provide local learning||Website|
|Wellington Orbit||Help in the creation of a new cinema, cafe and community arts centre.||Website|
|Wrekin Forest Volunteers||Conservation||Website|
|Wrekin Lions||Supporting local causes||Website|
|Wyldwoods||Share your skills, arts & crafts, gardening, cookery||Website|
|Young Carers Service||Support services||Website|
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.