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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
Code Club Volunteers Communities and Wellbeing Code Club is a nationwide network of free volunteer-led coding clubs for children aged 9-11. The projects teach children how to program by showing them how to make computer games, animations and websites.  We are looking for volunteer to run and teach these after school clubs. Coalville Library / Loughborough Library / Market Harborough Library / Oadby Library
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
Research Buddy, A Century of Stories Communities and Wellbeing A Century of Stories is an exciting new project which supports the people of Leicestershire in exploring their own personal connections to WW1. As a Research Buddy you will have excellent research skills and will support participants to use resources such as the Record Officer, Library and Ancestry to discover their story. Across Leicestershire
School Governors Child Education Become a governor and contribute to your local school and learn new skills. Governor Form
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.  
Wargaming Club Facilitator Communities and Wellbeing Further Details: Coalville Library has an established miniatures Wargaming club for young people aged 11-17 year. We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer to facilitate  these sessions. Coalville Library
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: 9 November 2015