25 Jun

Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

As lockdown starts to ease and organisations start to open up, more volunteering roles are coming on line. You can view all of the latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside in our latest volunteering round-up.  New roles added this week include: VODA’s Vaccination Stewards, Vaccination Outreach Volunteers, British Heart Foundation in South Tyneside, Healthwatch, XL Health…

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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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28 Feb

Volunteering Update: Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside View all of the latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside in VODA’s latest volunteering round-up. New roles from English Heritage, Cruse Bereavement Care and St Oswald’s have been added, alongside opportunities with Family Gateway, North Tyneside Citizens Advice, Dreamshine and VODA.

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26 Jan

VODA’s Digital Champions Update

Hello We are working with volunteers to deliver digital outreach support to people who already have a tablet/smart phone/computer and an internet connection, to make the best use of their device.  The volunteers work with a person over the telephone to guide local residents to become better connected.   Due to current COVID-19 restrictions we are…

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14 Jan

Volunteering Update from North Tyneside VODA

Volunteers needed to help at North Tyneside vaccination centres VODA is continuing to recruit non-clinical volunteers to support the healthcare teams at the North Tyneside Covid-19 mass vaccination centres. The volunteer roles include door attendants and stewards to manage the safe flow of people through the site. Training, PPE and support will be provided. Read more…

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