06 Sep

Befriending & Telephone Befriending for Age UK North Tyneside

Do you know someone who would enjoy some extra company? Loneliness can affect people in very different ways and even if an older person has family and friends, they may still have times when they may feel lonely or are in need of friendship. Age UK North Tyneside’s befriending services offer older people a chance to…

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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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09 Aug

Latest volunteering opportunities in North Tyneside

Read our latest volunteering round-up. for North Tyneside. New roles added this week include: Altering Images of Mentality (AIM) Group need Membership Volunteers to assist in its campaigns to reduce the stigma and discrimination often experienced by people with mental health problems. Victims First Northumbria would like to recruit Volunteer Advocates who can provide support via telephone and have…

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25 Jun

Be an Age UK North Tyneside Befriender

Find out more about becoming a befriender with Age UK North Tyneside in this lovely video featuring Befriending Co-ordinator Beverley Swan. They are also recruiting for a number of other volunteer roles. Click the links to find out more. Befriending Volunteer Dementia Connections Activities Volunteer Dementia Connections Meeting Centre Volunteer  Volunteer Advocate (with EveryDay Care &…

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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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19 Apr

Could you be an Age UK befriender?

Age UK is looking to recruit befrienders who will support an older person by visiting them in their home environment, once the Coronavirus restrictions ease and it is safe to do so. Until then, your friendship will begin on the phone, making it a great way to get to know the person, make a connection…

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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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