The Good Neighbour SchemeVolunteer helping with paperwork

The scheme is aimed at people over 50 who live in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

The scheme will provide assistance through befriending, shopping, accompanying to appointments and help with information technology.

Our aim is to have good neighbours in every parish across the region to give one to one support to local residents.

Good Neighbour Scheme Volunteer Description

Information and Advice

As a volunteer worker, you would be providing information to our clients as well as signposting and referring them to enable them to access the services that they need.

This may take place over the telephone or face to face. This role would also include providing a 'listening ear' and being supportive to the client.

Information and Advice Volunteer Description

Other Volunteer Roles

Administration - In this role volunteers would provide administrative support to the various departments within the charity. Their role would include photocopying, shredding, typing letters, filing and offering general office support to staff within the charity helping to promote and deliver the various services that Age UK East Riding offer.

Charity Shop - As a volunteer working within the Age UK East Riding Charity shops, you will provide a high level of customer service to prospective shoppers and ensure that the shop floor is well merchandised and tidy at all times. You would also work with other staff members to sort, organise, price and display donations made by the public. You will be required to take monies for sales and ensure that the relevant records are kept when recording sales.

For further details on volunteering in one of our charity shops, please contact the relevant manager for an application form.

Charity Shop Information

We have other volunteering opportunities with our Products and Services. For further information contact Age UK East Riding on 01482 869 181 or

If you would like to become a volunteer please contact reception at 16 North Bar Within, Beverley, HU17 8AX, email or phone 01482 869 181.