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Marketing Volunteer with Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (VG)

Thu 17th Aug, 2017

Location: Westonbirt Arboretum, The NationalArboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum (FOWA) act in partnership with the Forestry Commission to protect and ensure the continued prosperity of the National Arboretum. FOWA now needs a volunteer to assist with social media activities on the new FOWA... -more-
 



Help people with disabilities participate in sport with Cheltenham & County Harriers

Thu 17th Aug, 2017

Location: Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN

Help bring a little bit of the Paralympics to Cheltenham! This club includes a number of disabled throwers who take part in seated throws and they need help to move the throwing objects around. You do not have to be involved in athletics in... -more-
 



We now also advertise PAID jobs

Wed 16th Aug, 2017

Our website now has postings for PAID jobs in charities and other non-profits in Gloucestershire. You can see them here

You will still find lots more volunteer roles on the rest of our site.




Visitor Support Volunteer with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Willow Ward, Charlton Lane Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9DZ

The 2gether NHS Team are looking for volunteers who can help make sure that hospital visitors have a positive experience when they come onto the ward to spend time with their relative or friend who has dementia. Under the guidance of the nursing... -more-
 



Meal Time Companion with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Willow Ward, Charlton Lane Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9DZ

Charlton Lane Hospital opened in 2010 and provides specialist assessment, treatment and care for older people with functional mental health problems and dementia. For a variety of reasons, people with dementia may need additional support at meal... -more-
 



Let's Talk Course Administration Volunteer with 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (VG)

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Stanway Centre, St. Paul's Medical Centre, 123 Swindon Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9EZ

Let’s Talk is a service that assesses individual needs and offers clients the appropriate treatment to help get them back on track, which often includes cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a talking therapy that has been proven to be effective in... -more-
 



Grooming Assistant with Gloucestershire Animal Welfare Association and Cheltenham Animal Shelter

Mon 14th Aug, 2017

Location: Gardner's Lane, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9JW

Love animals? Want to help groom client and shelter dogs? Gloucestershire Animal Welfare Association (GAWA) needs volunteers to help them with bathing, clipping and grooming the client and shelter dogs. In addition to helping with the physical... -more-
 



Volunteer at SkillZONE

Thu 3rd Aug, 2017

SkillZONE is Gloucestershire's exciting safety village. Looking more like a film set than an educational centre, it is a life-size village with shops, a playground, a double decker bus, traffic lights, a train carriage and much more - a realistic, fully interactive learning environment where people of all ages are taught how to recognise dangerous situations and stay safe.

They need volunteers to help guide people around, for meet and greet and administration roles...

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Our parent charity has a fantastic show about what they do

Mon 31st Jul, 2017

It's not often we mention CCP, the charity Volunteering Gloucestershire are part of but ....
  • Their Facebook page has a great "show" about what CCP does
  • 90% of  the placements Volunteering Gloucestershire brokers are NOT for CCP roles
  • CCP took on the support of Volunteering Gloucestershire in 2014 when other funding dried up
Thanks CCP!


22 Successful Volunteer Placements

Mon 31st Jul, 2017

Last week, the organisations we recruit volunteers for did a great job of feeding back to us and told us of 22 successful placements. Thanks everybody!


Fundraising Coordinator with Goals Beyond Grass

Wed 26th Jul, 2017

Location: Community Resource Centre, Grove Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3LZ

Goals Beyond Grass needs volunteers to oversee the creation and delivery of their long-term fundraising strategies at a range of different levels. The volunteer will have the responsibility of managing a team of 5 - 10 people and work on delivering... -more-
 



Casual Fundraiser with Goals Beyond Grass

Tue 25th Jul, 2017

Location: Community Resource Centre, Grove Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3LZ

Goals Beyond Grass needs volunteers to help support their fundraising campaign! Volunteers will coordinate with the fundraising coordinator on an ad-hoc basis to deliver and help the charity meet its fundraising goals.... -more-
 



Activities Assistant with Lilian Faithfull Homes

Tue 25th Jul, 2017

Location: Royal Court, Fiddler's Green, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 0SF

Lilian Faithfull Homes requires confident volunteers to support their activity program. Volunteers will attend from 8:00am - 3:00pm two Saturdays a month and will get involved in helping serve Breakfast to residents in the dining room, and then... -more-
 



Social Escort with Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos)

Mon 24th Jul, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire House, Charlton Lane, Leckhamton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9HD

Could you spare a few hours a month to enable someone to participate In social and community activities? The clients live in a residential home and face challenges in accessing leisure and social activities in their local community. Your support... -more-
 



Pub Escort with Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos)

Mon 24th Jul, 2017

Location: Cheltenham

With your help, many residents would have the opportunity to access leisure and social activities around Cheltenham in the evenings and at weekends. Things you could do include visiting the pub, going for a meal, attending sporting events, or simply... -more-
 



Hydro/Physiotherapy Assistant with Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos)

Mon 24th Jul, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire House,, Charlton Lane,, Cheltenham,, Gloucestershire, GL53 9HD

This is a wonderful opportunity for a volunteer who would like to assist the physiotherapy team in a fully equipped hydrotherapy swimming pool. There are 36 disabled residents who access hydrotherapy and physiotherapy, and your support would... -more-
 



IT and Social Media Volunteer with Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos)

Mon 24th Jul, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire House, Charlton Lane, Leckhampton, Gloucestershire, GL53 9HD

Could you support someone as they learn to enjoy technology as much as you do? A number of residents find technology and getting used to social media an extremely daunting process. As a volunteer in this role, you would provide support and... -more-
 



Events & Fundraising Volunteer with Hop Skip and Jump Cotswold

Mon 24th Jul, 2017

Location: Cheltenham

Your contribution as an Events and Fundraising volunteer will be invaluable to Hop Skip and Jump! Their events team needs support with a variety of events which aim to raise money and awareness of the charity. These include family fun days,... -more-
 



Cooking Volunteer with Leonard Cheshire Disability (Glos)

Mon 24th Jul, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire House, Charlton Lane, Leckhamton, Gloucestershire, GL53 9HD

They need assistants to help run cooking classes for the disabled and, regardless of your level of skill, your help will be invaluable. They have a wonderful group of residents looking to increase their independence by learning to prepare their own... -more-
 



FILLED: PIP Volunteer with Citizens Advice Stroud and Cotswold Districts

Fri 21st Jul, 2017

This volunteer role has received a lot of interest and shows just how effective it is for charities to advertise their volunteer roles through us!

I would like to request that our PIP Volunteer advert be taken down from your website. The advert has generated a lot of interest and we have received a number of applications which we are currently progressing. 

We have really appreciated your help publicising this vacancy.

Kind regards

Denise Stride,
Office Manager
Citizens Advice Stroud & Cotswold Districts Ltd






Lunch Club Helper with St. Mark's Lunch Club (VG)

Thu 20th Jul, 2017

Location: St. Mark's Community Centre, Brooklyn Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 8DS

The St. Mark’s Lunch Club needs volunteers to support their staff at their Tuesday lunch event. This is a hands-on role, and volunteers will assist both staff and members readily. Volunteers will assist members with a range of activities, which can... -more-
 



Shop Assistant, Stroud with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, 56 London Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2AD

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to help in their shops by displaying goods for sale, rotating stock, cleaning/polishing goods on sale, serving customers, using the till, and assisting customers with their donations and purchases.... -more-
 



Shop Assistant, Nailsworth with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire,, Market Street, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL6 0BX

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to help in their shops by displaying goods for sale, rotating stock, cleaning/polishing goods on sale, serving customers, using the till, and assisting customers with their donations and purchases.... -more-
 



Shop Assistant, Gloucester with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, Chequers Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 6PN

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to help in their shops by displaying goods for sale, rotating stock, cleaning/polishing goods on sale, serving customers, using the till, and assisting customers with their donations and purchases.... -more-
 



Shop Assistant, Cheltenham with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, 18-19 Henrietta Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4AA

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to help in their shops by displaying goods for sale, rotating stock, cleaning/polishing goods on sale, serving customers, using the till, and assisting customers with their donations and purchases.... -more-
 



Jewellery and Bric-a-Brac Sorter, Stroud with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, 56 London Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2AD

Emmaus Gloucestershire needs volunteers to sort through donated goods, separating out items that can be sold from items that need to be re-cycled/scrapped/passed elsewhere. You would also be responsible for ensuring that items for sale are displayed... -more-
 



Jewellery and Bric-a-Brac Sorter, Nailsworth with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Restore, Market Street, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL6 0BX

Emmaus Gloucestershire needs volunteers to sort through donated goods, separating out items that can be sold from items that need to be re-cycled/scrapped/passed elsewhere. You would also be responsible for ensuring that items for sale are displayed... -more-



Jewellery and Bric-a-Brac Sorter, Gloucester with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, Chequers Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 6PN

Emmaus Gloucestershire needs volunteers to sort through donated goods, separating out items that can be sold from items that need to be re-cycled/scrapped/passed elsewhere. You would also be responsible for ensuring that items for sale are displayed... -more-



Jewellery and Bric-a-Brac Sorter, Cheltenham with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, 18-19 Henrietta Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4AA

Emmaus Gloucestershire needs volunteers to sort through donated goods, separating out items that can be sold from items that need to be re-cycled/scrapped/passed elsewhere. You would also be responsible for ensuring that items for sale are displayed... -more-



E-sales Assistant with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, Chequers Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 6PN

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to help prepare and process goods for sale on-line, and to support the logistics operation. Volunteers will assist colleagues by photographing, pricing and listing goods for sale on eBay and Amazon,... -more-



Furniture Upcycler with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, Chequers Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 6PN

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to help repair and restore old furniture and other items for sale in Emmaus Gloucestershire charity shops.... -more-



Driver's Mate with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, Chequers Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 6PN

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to assist their drivers in the safe loading and transportation of goods between shops, and with the occasional customer collection or delivery.... -more-



Driver with Emmaus Gloucestershire

Mon 17th Jul, 2017

Location: Emmaus Gloucestershire, Chequers Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 6PN

Emmaus Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to drive their vehicles and ensure the safe loading and transportation of goods between shops, and the occasional customer collection or delivery.... -more-



Collection Box Coordinator with Hope for Tomorrow (VG)

Thu 13th Jul, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

Want to help raise money and awareness for a good cause? Hope for Tomorrow needs volunteers to be on the frontlines of their fundraising campaign! As a Collection Box Coordinator, you will ask local businesses for permission to place collection... -more-



Volunteer celebrates 10 years at the Emmaus charity shop in Nailsworth

Thu 13th Jul, 2017

Just seen this lovely story of a volunteer overcoming disadvantages and making a huge contribution!

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Volunteer Social Media and Communications Assistant with Naturewatch Foundation (VG)

Wed 12th Jul, 2017

Location: 49 Rodney Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HX

The Naturewatch Foundation needs a volunteer to create and schedule posts for their various social media platforms including; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. You'll be writing engaging text, image and video content that will make an impact and... -more-



Event Helper with Hope for Tomorrow (VG)

Wed 12th Jul, 2017

Location: Gloucestershire

Hope for Tomorrow needs volunteer support manning their stands, selling their merchandise to customers and performing transactions. However, this role will change depending upon the type of event running. This role will also provide volunteers with... -more-



Stewards needed for Cheltenham Paint Festival

Wed 12th Jul, 2017

Anyone with an interest in art would find this a fascinating opportunity. Many of the artists will be painting at the Upfest paint festival in Bristol at the end of June and it will be a unique opportunity to see these large scale artworks develop with your assistance

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Christmas Cards Shop assistant with CLIC Sargent Gloucestershire

Mon 10th Jul, 2017

Location: 284 High Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3HQ

Would you like to sell Christmas Cards for a good cause? CLIC Sargent needs volunteers in their shop to help customers choose their favourite Christmas card designs, deal with any queries and process payments using a simple electronic till.... -more-



Head Office Support with Hope for Tomorrow (VG)

Mon 10th Jul, 2017

Location: Kingscote, Priory Park, London Road, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8HZ

You would provide invaluable administrative support for the Hope for Tomorrow team at their Kingscote Head Office, Tetbury. In this role you would perform a variety of tasks relating to their fundraising activities, including marketing, social media... -more-



Cooking Project Assistant with The Wiggly Worm (VG)

Mon 10th Jul, 2017

Location: St Pauls Community Hub, St Pauls Walk, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4GG

The Wiggly Worm runs a ''No Person Hungry'' project, whereby they educate and encourage attendees to look at preparing, cooking and eating a nutritionally balanced meal that can be prepared on a minimal budget. This project runs every Wednesday... -more-



Christmas Cards Shop assistant with CLIC Sargent Gloucestershire

Mon 10th Jul, 2017

Location: St. Edwards Church, Church Street, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, GL54 1BB

Would you like to sell Christmas Cards for a good cause? CLIC Sargent needs volunteers in their shop to help customers choose their favourite Christmas card designs, deal with any queries and process payments using a simple electronic till.... -more-



Christmas Homeless Shelter Volunteering in Cheltenham

Fri 7th Jul, 2017

As of 7 July 2017, "Please note that applications for Christmas volunteering support are currently closed" If you are interested, it my be worth checking this page from time to time.


Driver/Courier with St. Mark's Lunch Club (VG)

Fri 7th Jul, 2017

Location: St. Mark's Community Centre, Brooklyn Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 8DS

The St. Mark's Lunch Club Drivers and Couriers need to be able to drive the van to pick up their vulnerable members from their homes in the local area and return them home at the end of sessions. The drivers will be required between 9:00am and... -more-



Web Designer with Naturewatch Foundation (VG)

Wed 5th Jul, 2017

Location: 49 Rodney Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HX

Would you like to help this animal charity with the design of their website? The role is flexible and some of the work could be done from home.... -more-



Memory Walk Volunteers needed - Sunday, 08 October 2017, Pittville Park, Cheltenham

Wed 5th Jul, 2017

There are lots of ways you can help make Memory Walk a great day for everyone involved. When registering you can choose to be a Route or Walk Village volunteer, and they will try our best to place you in your preferred role on the day -more-


Musicians Wanted for Marie Curie Fundraising Event, Friday 15 September 2017

Mon 3rd Jul, 2017

Marie Curie is holding an Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show at the Malmaison Hotel, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham

They are looking for 2/3 musicians to provide live music for the event. Space is very limited so no keyboards, but strings, vocals would be great

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Pop Up Shop Volunteer with The 1959 Group of Charities/Cards for Good Causes

Thu 29th Jun, 2017

Location: Pop Up Shop, Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2DH

Want to help support your local and national charities? Cards for Good Causes needs short-term volunteers to be the public face of their fundraising operation. In this role, you will assist in the running of the Pop Up Shop, operating a simple cash... -more-



Marketing and Events Volunteer with Strike A Light (VG)

Thu 29th Jun, 2017

Location: Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1NS

Strike A Light are a fast growing, exciting creative organisation and are looking for a volunteer who can support the marketing and delivery of their events. This role is ideal for those interested in festivals, events, dance or theatre, and if you... -more-



Family Events Volunteer with Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (VG)

Thu 29th Jun, 2017

Location: Waste Drive, Westonbirt: The National Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS

The Westonbirt Learning Team engages with visitors of all ages, delivering informal hands-on learning activities during family events and community visits as well as formal learning experiences with schools and colleges. Family event volunteers... -more-



 
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