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Volunteering roles with Age UK Cheshire

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Information and Advice

Project Name: Information & Advice

Location: Crewe
Description: We are looking for a volunteer to help support our Information & Advice officer in our Crewe office. We offer help on a range of issues including health, housing, travel, money, welfare benefits and community care. We are looking for a volunteer who is available on either a Tuesday or a Thursday.
Contact: 01606 881660 volunteering@ageukcheshire.org.uk / nicola.hill@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Outdoor Activities

Project Name: Outdoor Activities
Location: Winsford and across Chester
Description: We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are able to commit to regular times in order to lead outdoor activity sessions for people living with dementia and their carers. The sessions will take place weekly and will last no more than 2 hours.
Contact: Kate Bibby on 07747 011548 kate.bibby@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Computer Centre

Project Name: Computer Centre
Location: Across Cheshire
Description: We are looking for volunteers who can do home tuition on a one-to-one basis. For more details about out computer centre, please click here
Contact: Sean Ray on 01606 720432 sean.ray@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Charity Shops, Retail Van Assistant

Project Name: Charity Shops
Volunteering Vacancy: Retail Van Assistant
Location: Across Cheshire
Description: We are looking for a volunteer to assist our retail van driver in collecting and delivering furniture and other large items from our customers' homes to our charity shops. Must be able to lift and carry heavy, bulky items. Tuesdays - Thursdays 9am-5pm.
Contact: Andy Wyatt on 01606 305009 / Andy.Wyatt@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Admin Assistant, Crewe

Volunteering Vacancy: Admin Assistant
Location: Brierley Business Centre, Mirion Street, Crewe
Description: We are looking for a volunteer admin assistant to help at our Crewe office. If you have some office / admin experience and IT skills we would love to hear from you.
Contact: Caroline Williams on 01606 812243

Admin Assistant, Northwich

Location: Sension House, Denton Drive, Northwich
Description: We are looking for a volunteer admin assistant to help at our Denton Drive office in Northwich. If you have some office / admin experience and IT skills we would love to hear from you.
Contact: Caroline Williams on 01606 812243

Money Matters Mentor

Project Name: Money Matters
Volunteering Vacancy: Money Mentor
Location: Cheshire West and Chester & Cheshire East
Contact: 01606 305020 / moneymatters@ageukcheshire.org.uk
Description: The Money Matters Project aims to leave people in a position where they are better equipped to manage their finances independently. Our team of volunteers offer home visits to help people become more organised and in control of their financial affairs.

Charity Shops, Various

Project Name: Charity Shops
Volunteering Vacancy: Various vacancies across our shops
Location: Various
Contact: 01606 305009 / andy.wyatt@ageukcheshire.org.uk
Description: We are looking for volunteers to join our shop teams in Crewe, Holmes Chapel, Frodsham, Sandbach, Ellesmere Port and Northwich. We need your help with a range of tasks including sorting stock and / or serving on the shop floor. If you think you can help, contact us on 01606305009 or pop in to one of our shops.

Supporting You, Support volunteers

Project Name: Supporting You
Volunteering Vacancy: Support volunteers
Location: Hartford
Contact: 01606 881660 / volunteering@ageukcheshire.org.uk
Description: Our Supporting You service helps people across Cheshire aged 55 and over to remain independent at home by providing help to access welfare benefits and information on local service. We are currently looking for volunteers to support this service during the hours of 10am-2pm Monday to Friday, minimum commitment 2 hours per week.

Day Services, Various

Project Name: Day Centre Services, Various
Volunteering Vacancy: Various.
Location: Chester, Ellesmere Port, Little Neston, Northwich
Contact: 01606 720431 / 07467 045485/ lindsay.manford1@ageukcheshire.org.uk
Description: We are looking for volunteers to join the Day Centre teams across our region. We need your help with a range of tasks to help make our members enjoy the time they spend with us. If you think you can help, please get in touch!

Pub Lunches, Minibus drivers

Project Name: Pub Lunches
Volunteering Vacancy: Minibus drivers.
Location: Northwich
Contact: 01606 720431 / 07467 045485/ lindsay.manford1@ageukcheshire.org.uk
Description: We are looking for volunteers who want to be a part of our pub lunch service -  to drive our minibus (max. 6 clients) to and from various pubs in and around Northwich and undertake any tasks which may come about at the pub lunch.  From 12.00pm - 4.00pm Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays.

Review Officer


Project Name:  Independent Living Service
Volunteering Vacancy: Review Officer
Location: Denton Drive, Northwich
Contact: Caroline on 01606 812243  caroline.williams@ageukceshire.org.uk
Role Description:
To contact clients and/or family members to review the package of care previously arranged by an adviser
To complete necessary review forms, ensuring a copy is sent to the client
To be responsible for sending out a satisfaction survey to clients following their review.
Where necessary to liaise with the adviser and/or other professionals
To ensure the database is updated and case notes are recorded accurately

Learning and Development Assistant


Volunteering Vacancy:  Learning and Development Assistant
Location: Hartford, Northwich
Contact: HR team on 01606 305005 /  hr@ageukcheshire.org.uk
The Learning and Development Assistant is based within our Human Resources team at our office in Hartford, Northwich and supports the volunteers and staff of Age UK Cheshire.
Role Description:
Coordinating and setting up training sessions, including induction training for staff and volunteers
Filing, inputting data and maintaining training records
Photocopying
Liaising with staff and volunteers
Collating statistics
General admin tasks.

Information and Advice, Chester and Hartford

Project Name: Information & Advice
Volunteering Vacancy: Support Volunteers
Location: Chester / Hartford
Contact: 01606 881660 / volunteering@ageukcheshire.org.uk
/ nicola.hill@ageukcheshire.org.uk
Role Description: Volunteers are required to help offer the free, impartial, confidential and non-judgmental advice service we provide. We offer help on a range of issues including health, housing, travel, money, welfare benefits and community care. We are currently looking for volunteers to support this service on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Supporting You

Care Brokerage Support Officer

Project Name: Independent Living Service
Volunteering Vacancy: Care Brokerage Support Officer
Location: Sension House, Denton Drive, Northwich
Contact: Caroline on 01606 812243 caroline.williams@ageukcheshire.org.uk
Role Description: We are looking for a volunteer admin assistant to help at our Denton Drive office in Northwich. If you have some office / admin experience and IT skills we would love to hear from you.

What else you can do to support us

  • Take part in a fundraiser

    Could you help us to raise vital funds by taking part in a fundraising event? We have regular events such as sponsored walks, but you could also do your own fundraiser like a cake sale.

  • Get your colleagues involved

    Could you talk to your colleagues or your employer about how you can support us? We have lots of ideas for how organisations can get involved, including sponsoring an event, making us Charity of the Year, or donating equipment.