Alzheimer’s Society is a charity that supports people living with a diagnosis of dementia.
Our 3,000 services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland offer information, care and support to people with dementia, their families, friends and carers. These include Dementia Cafés, Singing for the Brain® sessions, and Dementia Advisers, Dementia Support Workers and Side by Side volunteers who support people to keep doing the things they enjoy.
The Career Development Module is a 20 credit module for second year, final year and masters students with optional module choices in their degree programme. Students undertake 70 hours volunteering within the local community to develop graduate skills
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill Live at Home Scheme
Providing services for older people in the local community. The aim of our scheme is to encourage and enable older people to remain in their own homes and to retain their independence.
We also help to combat social isolation in this rural area and assist our Members to be included/involved in their local community again.
Citizens Advice Gateshead
As an independent local charity that has been established for over 60 years we have grown into one of the biggest providers of Citizens Advice services nationally.
People often think they know us because they recognise the infinitely trusted and respected Citizens Advice brand. That's not surprising, as over an 80 year history 'Citizens Advice' has become a household name that's synonymous with free, quality, impartial advice and information, giving people the help they need to find their way forward.
Girls Friendly Society
GFS offers weekly groups for girls and young women to meet friends, learn more about themselves and grow in confidence. We support volunteers throughout England and Wales to run girls-only groups with
Here at Go Volunteer we want to help you find the perfect volunteering opportunity. you want to develop skills in an area relevant to your chosen career; work on your personal development or just lend a helping hand in the local community, we’re here to help you get started.
We manage our own community projects, including N.E.S.T; Stu Brew; Study Support; Art into Schools; It on the Move and many, many more. We also work with over 150 charities, schools, community and voluntary groups to offer a diverse range of opportunities.
NOTE: NOT compatible with Career Development Module
NUSU Into Schools is an outreach project aiming to raise aspirations, encourage students to think about Higher Education and showcase the 'real student experience'.
Volunteering in schools is a fantastic way to gain experience working with children, develop important employability skills, as well as giving back to the community. There are a number of different ways that you can get involved with volunteering in schools whether it's delivering an outreach session as part of a society, visiting your old school to talk about your experiences or sharing your subject expertise to support GCSE or A-Level students.
You may even have your own unique idea about an outreach project!
Kids Kabin provides creative and practical activities for disadvantaged children aged 7-13 in Walker.
Activities include pottery, cookery, woodwork, music, dance, film making, bike repairs and arts and crafts. We run these activities from the main Kids Kabin centre in Church Walk and also in community centres and church halls in other areas. During the summer months we also run street workshops using our fleet of activity trailers pulled along by bicycle – these include a street kitchen, pottery wheel, wood carving trailer and bike repair workshop.
Moving Forward Gateshead
Moving Forward Gateshead helps anyone who is affected by mental ill-health to get back on their feet.
Our team helps people to find activities in the community that match their own interests and aspirations. Everyone using the service has a Link Worker, whose job it is to help the person find the right activity at the right time and place, giving just the right amount of support to make this work. Our Link Workers all have a vast amount of knowledge of what’s out there.
SEARCH is a small voluntary organisation based in Benwell. We aim to improve the quality of life of older people and their carers who are living in the West of Newcastle.
Due to the unprecedented situation with Coronavirus, SEARCH needs flexible and willing volunteers to undertake a variety of tasks to assist those in need in the community. This role is to support Search Friends (Clients) to access a variety of communication methods using phone and tablet computers.
The Comfrey Project
The Comfrey Project is a charity which works with refugees and people seeking asylum at our centre in Windmill Hills, Gateshead, and two allotment sites.
Our aim is to improve their conditions of life and general wellbeing, while building skills, resilience, confidence, self-esteem and purpose.