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At Age UK County Durham we rely on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community.

Would you like to lend a hand?  

Our Help at Home scheme provides assistance to older people so that they may stay independent in their own homes.

Our home help service helps people with

  • Keeping their home clean and tidy
  • Laundry
  • Bed making
  • Picking up prescriptions
  • Shopping 
  • Simple meal preparation

Assisting with the little things can make a huge difference in terms ofthe  quality of life of an older person.

Could you volunteer a few hours of your time to make a difference to the life of an older person?

Call us on  0191 374 6361 to find out more and to see if this is the volunteering opportunity you have been waiting for!

Other volunteering roles with Age UK County Durham

Why volunteer?

If you want to meet new people, learn a new skill or do something different with your free time, you can make a difference to the community by volunteering with us. 

Who can volunteer?

Almost anyone can be a volunteer. We have a wide range of roles which suit different people and different skills.

How much time do I need to give?

It depends on the volunteer role you are interested in. Some people give an hour a week, other people do more.

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.