10 Nov

North Tyneside VODA Volunteer Centre Facebook Page

Hi All Here is the link for the page https://www.facebook.com/VolunteerCentreNorthTyneside  In addition to volunteering opportunities being advertised on our Volunteer Plus website, we will also be sharing volunteer information on our Facebook page. If you would like to please feel free to visit and give us a like and share. Best Wishes Kim  🌈 Kimberley Rackstraw…

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09 Nov

Covid 19 shopping volunteers required by VODA North Tyneside

Can you spare a few hours a week to help your neighbours in #NorthTyneside? VODA’s Good Neighbours project is recruiting new volunteers to help with shopping or prescription collections. Covid-19 has left many people vulnerable and isolated and no doubt this second lockdown will see this increase. We urgently need your help!… See more Download…

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02 Oct

North Tyneside Community Health Champions – Sign Up Today

Do you want to help keep your community safe from COVID-19? VODA is looking to harness the power of our local residents as North Tyneside Community Health Champions to share up to date, trusted health messages with people they know and care about. If you live or work in North Tyneside and want to get…

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02 Oct

Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19

VODA has worked with North Tyneside Council to create Navigating Life in North Tyneside During COVID-19 magazine, to provide residents with useful advice and guidance to navigate life in the borough during the pandemic. The magazine features information on health and wellbeing, what to expect if you visit a GP or go shopping, how to help prevent…

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04 Sep

Volunteer Buddies needed!

VODA are looking to recruit more Good Neighbours Volunteer Buddies to support North Tyneside residents who have been shielding. The buddy roles have been designed to support people who may be feeling anxious about taking their first steps back into the world after many months shielding at home, often on their own. Garden Gate Buddy for…

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07 Aug

VODA’s Good Neighbours new volunteer buddy scheme

As part of North Tyneside’s COVID-19 recovery, VODA has created a new Good Neighbours volunteer buddy scheme to help support beneficiaries to take their first steps back out into the world. The roles include: Garden Gate Buddy Shopping Buddy Walking Buddy Each role has been created to support people with specific elements of their emergence…

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23 May

Current Volunteering Opportunities in North Tyneside

As we head towards the two month mark in this lockdown, we are in awe of the work carried out across North Tyneside by the army of volunteers that have signed up to help. Understandably, the range of volunteering opportunities has been massively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, with most on hold until we can…

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22 Apr

VODA’S COVID-19 Response (VODA E-Bulletin – 17 April 2020)

In this e-bulletin: North Tyneside COVID-19 Support Hub Latest blog: VODA’s COVID-19 Response by Robin Fry VODA’s online COVID-19 Information Centre VODA’s COVID-19 Funding Response NAVCA surveys sector on impact of COVID-19 Essential food services in North Tyneside Telephone Befriending and Counselling Services during COVID-19 Leadership and Financial Management Masterclasses from GLT Partners Healthwatch launches…

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06 Apr

North Tyneside Good Neighbours Project – Response to COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak VODA is scaling up its Good Neighbours volunteering project to help address the needs of our local communities across North Tyneside. We are seeking volunteers who can commit a small amount of time to supporting their communities during these difficult times. We are working with North Tyneside Council and…

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21 Mar

POSTPONED: Happy to Chat

HI All, We have taken the decision alongside The Beacon Centre to postpone future Happy to Chat sessions for the foreseeable. Please share this around your networks. Here at VODA we are co-ordinating a response for community support and social isolation in response to COVID19, your service users require any support from our good neighbours…

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