14 Oct

Managing Mindfulness and Wellness – 18 October 2021

Monday 18 October 10am to 12pm at the Linskill Centre During this free in-person Sector Connector session Phil Waugh will explore how we can help staff and volunteers with their wellbeing using ‘smugness-free’ and ‘jargon-free’ mindfulness techniques. In promoting wellness, we will look at using positive psychology and mixing ‘hippy’ with science – remembering that…

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14 Oct

Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

Read our latest volunteering round-up. for North Tyneside. New roles added this week include: Meadow Well Connected is looking for a Kids Club Volunteer for their Connected Kids Club, an affordable after school club which runs from Monday to Thursday during term times from 3.00pm – 6.00pm and during school holidays from 10am to 4.00pm. They provide a walking train…

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06 Sep

Volunteering Update: Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside Read our latest volunteering round-up. for North Tyneside. New roles added this week include: Independent Age needs a Community Volunteer who will support and work with an older person to help them achieve their desired goals. Fighting All Cancers Together (FACT) NT needs a number of Charity Shop Assistants for their Whitley Bay store. Mind Matters is…

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25 Jun

North Tyneside vaccination centres: volunteers urgently needed

Vaccination centre volunteers urgently needed Do you want to be part of the Covid-19 pandemic response in North Tyneside? Due to a number of volunteers returning to work, VODA is urgently recruiting for more volunteers to support the North Tyneside Covid Vaccination programme. Tasks will include greeting people, requesting people use hand sanitiser / wear face…

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07 Jun

Virtual volunteering information event (North Tyneside) – 9 June 2021

Wednesday 9 June at 3:30pm If you’re interested in finding out what volunteering opportunities are available across North Tyneside then you are welcome to join us on for a virtual cuppa and a chat with the likes of VODA, The Carers Centre, Age UK North Tyneside and Citizens Advice. This is a chance to hear…

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07 May

The Northern Guide to Happiness featuring VODA

Episode 2 of the Northern Guide to Happiness podcast features Robin Fry, CEO of VODA, talking about his love of film and music making as well as VODA’s response to the Covid pandemic, supporting volunteers and the local communities over the last 12 months, including helping people with food and prescription deliveries and befriending opportunities….

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19 Apr

New volunteering project for young people in North Tyneside

VODA is working with Phoenix Detached Youth Project to create a new volunteering project for local young people. The project aims to create a space for young people to improve their local community through group projects. If you are or know a young person (aged 14-25) who has a passion for a cause and is…

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29 Mar

Good Neighbours buddy scheme relaunch

Having shielded from the COVID-19 virus for over a year, many local residents will have likely lost confidence, mobility and experience anxiety about the prospect of going outdoors. The Buddy Project aims to enable local residents to regain their confidence and independence through buddying roles. The project will also seek to address issues of loneliness…

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