We could never achieve what we do each year without the dedication and commitment of our wonderful team of volunteers.


Do you want to:

  • give something back to the community? 
  • meet people and make new friends? 
  • learn new skills? 
  • contribute to the welfare of older people in Oldham? 
  • gain experience with older people?

If you can answer yes to any of these questions, then why not come and join us – be a volunteer with Age UK Oldham!

We need volunteers to be people who:

  • are sympathetic to the needs of older people 
  • respect the dignity of older people friendly people who can be supportive 
  • can respect confidentiality 
  • are willing to learn new skills 
  • can commit themselves to a few hours a week or fortnight

We offer you:

  • initial and on-going training 
  • payment of out of pocket expenses 
  • regular support and supervision 
  • a chance to meet people and learn new skills 
  • involvement in the care of older people

We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities available for people with all kinds of interests and skillsets. To find out more about the kind of help you can offer, click here.

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