We have the following volunteer opportunities available

  •  Voluntary Drivers Mate

To work alonside our delivery/collection operator accross the borough collecting donations for our 3 shops and delivering furniture purchased from our furniture showroom.

  • Voluntary Car Scheme Drivers (Penistone Area)

The aim of the Car Scheme is to provide lifts for older people who find it difficult or impossible to use public transport and who may therefore be at risk of becoming isolated in their homes. Car Scheme drivers take  passengers in their own cars on pre-booked journeys. Trips can be for any reason and tend to be local.  For example trips can be for medical appointments, visiting friends, going to the shops etc. The service is project operated by a partnership between Age UK Barnsley and Barnsley Dial-a-Ride.

As a car scheme volunteer you can offer as much or as little time as you like – even a couple of hours can make a big difference to someone.

  •   Voluntary Shop Assistants

To help in  our Charity shops in Barnsley and Wombwell, various roles are available. 

Any day Monday - Saturday

 Voluntary Information and Advice Worker

To help within our advice and information service.  Various roles available.  Dealing with clients on our infomration desk including booking appointments or providing specialist advice such as benefits checks etc. 
  • Voluntary Reception/Admin Worker
To help us at our resource centre on Queens Raod.  You will greet visitors, answer the telehone and carry out general admin duties.

Full Training in all roles will be provided.  
To apply please fill out the volunteer application form in full and return to us by email to:  enquiries@ageukbarnsley.org.uk or by post to 36a Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AR.

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