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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06 Mar

#NTWORKS Employability Day – 19 March 2020

Thursday 19 March at venues across North TynesideVODA is delighted to be taking part in a day of free workshops and sessions across the borough. From confidence building and interview skills to well-being activities and information on jobs, there is something for everyone. VODA will be at North Shields Library from 10am to 12pm discussing…

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28 Jan

Volunteer workshop at North Tyneside Carers’ Centre

Thursday 13 February from 10am to 1pm or 4 to 7pm at the Carers’ Centre, North Shields North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is inviting anyone who is interested in finding out about their new volunteering opportunities to come along to their volunteer workshop. For more information or to book a place, please contact Sue, Jacqui or Andrea…

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14 Jan

Volunteer for a world without dementia: GLOW Tyneside – 14 March 2020

Saturday 14 March, Baltic Square, Gateshead Alzheimer’s Society’s brand new event, GLOW Tyneside, will be shining a light on dementia, with an evening walk starting at finishing at Baltic Square. They need around 70 volunteers in Tyneside to help make GLOW a success. There is something for everyone, with roles based in the event site and along…

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24 Nov

Volunteer Plus: list and search for volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

Volunteer Plus is VODA’s database of volunteering opportunities in and around North Tyneside. Volunteer Plus allows people to search for opportunities based on a range of factors – location, interests, activities and availability. It also allows you to find out more about roles and register your interest for more information. Search Volunteer Plus here –…

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19 Oct

North Tyneside Parks seeks green space improvement volunteers

          Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people, get some exercise and spend time in our beautiful local parks by volunteering for North Tyneside Parks. They currently have two different opportunities available, click on the links to find out more and apply: Northumberland Park Marden Quarry Or you can take part…

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24 Sep

Volunteering opportunities with Wag & Company

Wag & Company is a registered charity enabling volunteers with their own dog to build meaningful new friendships with older dog lovers across the North East of England. To apply for this opportunity, you will need to complete an online application form, provide references, attend an induction programme and complete a DBS check and dog assessment….

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01 Jun

SAINT’s allotment looking for volunteers

VODA’s SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project supports people who face barriers to get involved in volunteering. As part of the project, we have taken on a small plot at Whitley Bay Community Allotment. This volunteering opportunity is perfect for individuals who might not have enough time for their own allotment, know little about…

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20 May

Social Action in North Tyneside (SAINT)

What is the SAINT project? The SAINT project aims to support local people into social action who face barriers to volunteering. VODA will engage and support people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, learning difficulties, poor physical health, long term unemployment or social isolation. The purpose of the project is to empower individuals to…

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