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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:
Opportunity Service Further details Area
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
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.
Available at Groby College and Melton Library.
 
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
Young Volunteer Communities and Wellbeing Aged 14-19? Interested in local history? Volunteer with the Century of Stories Project and explore the contents of the Army Veterinary Corps WW1 records. Archive, document, digitise and share your findings. Melton Carnegie Museum

Page Last Updated: 25 August 2015