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Current Volunteering Opportunities

Trustee Recruitment

We are delighted to announce that we now recruiting for new Trustees to join our Board.  We are looking for people who can volunteer their time, energy and skills. You will need to commit to attending quarterly Board and Sub-Committee meetings as well as contributing to project events and development inbetween meetings.  For more information, or to arrange an informal chat with our Chair, John Webb, please email hr@ageukcheshire.org.uk  

Please find below the Trustee Role Description and a link below to the Charity Commissions website, where you will find supporting guidelines.

Trustee Role Description

Trustee Application Form 

Supporting Information

Charity Commissions website 

For general volunteer opportunities, please click on the service below to find out more.

Volunteering roles with Age UK Cheshire

  • Information & Advice Service

    Volunteer for our Telephone Information and Advice Service

  • Befriending in your community

    Could you visit or call a lonely older person? Help us fight loneliness in Cheshire by befriending

Information and Advice Support Volunteers

Location: Chester
Description: Volunteers are required to help provide free, impartial, confidential and non judgemental advice and information. 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 by answering phone queries and greeting clients who drop in, on weekdays Monday - Friday between 10am and 4pm.
Contact: 01244 401500 volunteering@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Outdoor Activities

Project Name: Outdoor Activities
Location: Winsford and across Chester
Description: We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who love the great outdoors and who would like to support 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 to and from customers homes to our charity shops. Please note this is a physically demanding role and you must be able to lift and carry heavy, bulky items; Various shifts are available.
Contact: Caroline Noden on 01606 305009 / caroline.noden@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

Charity Shops, Various

Volunteering Vacancy: Various vacancies across our shops
Location: Various
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.
Contact: 01606 305009 / caroline.noden@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Supporting You, Support volunteers

Volunteering Vacancy: Support volunteers
Location: Hartford
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.
Contact: 01606 881660 / volunteering@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Day Services, Various

Project Name: Day Activities, Various
Volunteering Vacancy: Various.
Location: Chester, Ellesmere Port, Little Neston, Northwich
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!
Contact: 01606 720432 / 07467 045485/ sean.ray@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Day Services, Mini bus driver

Project Name: Day Activities, Driver

Volunteering Vacancy: Minibus drivers.
Location:Chester, Ellesmere Port, Little Neston, Northwich
Description: We are looking for volunteers to help out on our busier days; Monday & Wednesday 11am to 3pm.To primarily pick up and drop off but also to be able to undertake any tasks which may come about during the day; Volunteers will have the chance to enjoy some wonderful company and lunch will be provided.
Contact: 01606 720431 / 07467 045485 / amy.jones@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Pub Lunch Clubs, Mini bus driver

Project Name: Pub Lunches
Volunteering Vacancy: Minibus drivers.
Location: Northwich
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.
Contact: 01606 720431 / 07467 045485 / amy.jones@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Review Officer for the Independent Living Service

Project Name:  Independent Living Service
Volunteering Vacancy: Review Officer
Location: Denton Drive, Northwich
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
Contact: Caroline on 01606 812243  caroline.williams@ageukceshire.org.uk

Learning and Development Assistant

Volunteering Vacancy:  Learning and Development Assistant
Location: Hartford, Northwich
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.
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.
Contact: HR team on 01606 305005 /  hr@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Care Brokerage Support Officer

Project Name: Independent Living Service
Volunteering Vacancy: Care Brokerage Support Officer
Location: Sension House, Denton Drive, Northwich
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.
Contact: Caroline on 01606 812243 caroline.williams@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Bright Memories Dementia Day Service

Project Name: Bright Memories Dementia Day Service - For older people living with dementia
Volunteering Vacancy: Group Support Volunteer
Location: Winsford (Monday's 10:00am - 2:30pm)
Role Description: We are looking for volunteers to join our Bright Memories Dementia Day Service as Group Support Volunteers;. 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
Contact: jan.arnold1@ageukcheshire.org.uk; 07717 651419

Later Life Goals Admin Support

Volunteering Vacancy: Admin Support / Outreach Support
Location: Hartford
Description: Volunteers are required to help provide confidential data inputting,  calling of clients 65+ and going over sensitive questionnaires with clients to support our Later Life Goals Advisor. This role will run once a week for a minimum of 2 hours. We are also in need of a volunteer who enjoys speaking to and engaging with the public in order to share and promote information about the Later Life Goals Service. This will require contributing to the arrangement of visits to community hubs and venues in order to confidently inform people about how they might be eligible and how this service can be of benefit. This role will require a minimum of 3-4 hours a month.
Contact: 01606 881660 or volunteering@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Supporting You Admin Support

Volunteering Vacancy: Admin Support/Support with filling in benefits forms
Location: Ellesmere Port
Role Description: Our Supporting You service helps people across Cheshire West aged 55 and over to remain independent at home by providing help to access welfare benefits and information on local services. 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. Knowledge of the current pension age benefits that are available is desirable but not essential.
Contact: 01606 881660 or volunteering@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Men in Sheds, Shed Buddy

Volunteering Vacancy:  Men in Sheds, Shed Buddy
Location: We are looking for volunteers for our Sheds in the following locations:
⦁ Crewe
⦁ Chester
⦁ Ellesmere Port
⦁ Winsford
Role description:  Men in Sheds is a place where men take part in activity to combat the risks of becoming lonely and socially isolated. The Sheds provide a space to make new friends, learn new skills and take part in initiatives that benefit the local community. Age UK Cheshire operates five enormous Sheds across Cheshire welcoming older men to come along and join in the banter, use the workshops and enjoy a brew and a biscuit or two.
In our commitment to remain as inclusive as possible (whilst adhering to strict H&S policies that govern what we can do in the Sheds) we are seeking specialist volunteers to enhance and expand our Sheds offer.
The volunteer role will support attendees living with additional needs to enjoy all the facilities of the Sheds. The volunteer will use the machinery (lathes, band saws etc) on behalf of the person who is unable to operate it safely, owing to a health condition or disability.
Contact:
Chester - Graham 01244 389358
Crewe - Joe 01270 748645
Ellesmere Port - Mike 0151 357 2098
Winsford – Neil 01606 860728

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.