Current Volunteering Opportunities
Get involved this year and make a difference to your life, to the life of others and to your local community.
Opportunities to volunteer change – so check again in a few weeks as there may be something that you can get involved with.
Click on what opportunity interests you, below, to find out more and how to apply:
|Youth Offending Service||Youth Offending Service||Guide personal growth to help young people to avoid further offending. Encourage them to make amends for offences they have committed.||YOS leaflet|
|Country Park Conservation Days||Country Parks||Within the Parks around Leicestershire, join like-minded people who get together on a regular basis to carry out conservation tasks.||CP Groups|
|Get Set Project, 16-25 year olds||Get Set, Leicestershire County Council||Get Set offers 16-25 year olds voluntary work experience across all departments of Leicestershire County Council.||Get Set poster|
|Home Library Service Volunteer||Communities and Wellbeing||Libraries are looking for volunteers who can deliver books, CDs or DVDs to older people, who are unable to get into the local library . Areas are currently: Market Harborough, Broughton Astley and Lutterworth.||HLSV role|
|Summer Reading Champion||Communities and Wellbeing||Are you aged 12-24? Want to gain experience within a Library working with children? Then become a Summer Reading Champion. Help create displays, support events and man the help desk.||Loughborough, Shepshed and Birstall|
|Duke of Edinbrugh Award Volunteering||Duke of Edinburgh Award||Volunteering for young people participating in the Duke of Edinburgh Award.||Awards|
|Master Gardener||Public Health||Share your love of growing fruit and vegetables with other people in Leicestershire.||Leicestershire|
|Meet and Greet Volunteer||Communities and Wellbeing Service||Help support work club advisors in the setting up and running of weekly clubs. Welcome people to the clubs and help registration.||Meet & Greet info|
|School Governors||Child Education||Become a governor and contribute to your local school and learn new skills.||Governor Form|
||Leicestershire Libraries and The Reader Organisation||Bring great literature to life though the practice of Shared Reading! The Reader Organisation’s shared reading model uses a range of great literature to encourage the sharing of thoughts and experiences, allowing personal and social connections to be made. As a volunteer, you will be responsible for leading a weekly Shared Reading Group for adults.||Leicestershire County Libraries|
|Supporting Adult Learners in an English Class||Adult Learning Service||
Support adult learners in an English class.
|Tree Wardens||Environmental Management||Tree Wardens are appointed as guardians of your local trees and are also a source of advice and can help you organise a tree planting scheme.||Tree Wardens|
|Volunteer Drivers - Social Care||Community Transport||Driving transport is provided for shopping, visiting friends & relatives, social activities, health appointments and in some cases for hospital appointments.|
|Walking Bus Scheme||School Transport||The Walking Bus is a smart form of school transport. The 'Bus' is made up of a group of children walking with at least two volunteers.|
|Young Persons Employability Coach||Get Set||Help support the Get Set team to deliver employability training to young people aged 16-30 both via email/over the phone and in 1:1 and group settings. Give support with CV/application writing and interview techniques.||Coach|
Page Last Updated: 26 June 2015